Eritrea Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2021 was 66.17%, a 3.19% increase from 2020.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2020 was 62.98%, a 6.49% decline from 2019.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2019 was 69.48%, a 0.3% decline from 2018.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2018 was 69.77%, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 75.49%
Zimbabwe 74.72%
Madagascar 71.83%
Tanzania 71.76%
Nepal 70.70%
Ethiopia 69.08%
Eritrea 66.17%
Rwanda 63.19%
Niger 62.93%
Mozambique 61.49%
Malawi 60.53%
Mali 58.92%
South Sudan 58.77%
Central African Republic 55.37%
Liberia 53.37%
Burundi 52.35%
Guinea-Bissau 52.28%
Burkina Faso 50.62%
Uganda 48.67%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 41.64%
Gambia 38.97%
Chad 37.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 36.14%
Haiti 34.38%
Afghanistan 33.74%
Senegal 26.96%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.75%
Sierra Leone 26.59%
Yemen 25.48%
Togo 25.14%
Tajikistan 24.94%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.53%
Eritrea Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 66.17% 3.19%
2020 62.98% -6.49%
2019 69.48% -0.30%
2018 69.77% -0.03%
2017 69.80% -0.31%
2016 70.12% -0.30%
2015 70.42% 0.23%
2014 70.19% 0.82%
2013 69.36% 0.43%
2012 68.94% 0.62%
2011 68.31% 0.77%
2010 67.55% 0.21%
2009 67.34% 0.16%
2008 67.18% -0.06%
2007 67.24% -0.01%
2006 67.25% -0.08%
2005 67.32% -1.47%
2004 68.80% -1.55%
2003 70.35% -1.66%
2002 72.01% -1.70%
2001 73.71% -1.76%
2000 75.47% -0.69%
1999 76.16% -0.72%
1998 76.88% -0.68%
1997 77.55% -0.49%
1996 78.04% -0.32%
1995 78.36% 0.74%
1994 77.62% 1.04%
1993 76.58% 0.99%
1992 75.59% 0.98%
1991 74.61% 0.98%
1990 73.63% 0.98%