Ghana 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.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2021 was 43.33%, a 0.26% increase from 2020.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2020 was 43.07%, a 0.81% decline from 2019.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 43.88%, a 0.36% decline from 2018.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2018 was 44.25%, a 0.36% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.82%
Cambodia 68.43%
Bolivia 57.65%
Lao PDR 57.02%
Angola 56.24%
Cameroon 54.87%
Vanuatu 54.47%
Vietnam 53.49%
Zambia 53.06%
Honduras 50.92%
Nicaragua 49.46%
Indonesia 48.33%
Ghana 43.33%
Kenya 42.07%
El Salvador 41.33%
Myanmar 40.61%
Republic of Congo 40.60%
Timor-Leste 40.17%
Lesotho 39.92%
Bangladesh 39.38%
Pakistan 38.99%
Uzbekistan 37.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 35.62%
Ukraine 35.50%
Georgia 34.47%
Papua New Guinea 34.46%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.59%
Nigeria 31.89%
Philippines 31.65%
Mongolia 31.30%
Cabo Verde 29.16%
Tunisia 28.90%
West Bank and Gaza 27.91%
Sri Lanka 26.76%
Bhutan 26.38%
Sudan 26.06%
Morocco 25.76%
India 23.68%
Eswatini 22.92%
Mauritania 21.94%
Egypt 21.02%
Moldova 16.90%
Djibouti 13.28%
Ghana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 43.33% 0.26%
2020 43.07% -0.81%
2019 43.88% -0.36%
2018 44.25% -0.36%
2017 44.60% -0.31%
2016 44.91% -0.30%
2015 45.22% -0.62%
2014 45.84% -0.63%
2013 46.47% -0.63%
2012 47.10% -0.63%
2011 47.73% -0.63%
2010 48.36% -0.63%
2009 48.99% -0.62%
2008 49.61% -0.62%
2007 50.23% -0.61%
2006 50.84% -0.60%
2005 51.44% -0.59%
2004 52.03% -0.59%
2003 52.61% -0.58%
2002 53.20% -0.59%
2001 53.78% -0.59%
2000 54.37% -0.62%
1999 54.99% -0.63%
1998 55.62% -0.64%
1997 56.25% -0.65%
1996 56.90% -0.65%
1995 57.55% -0.65%
1994 58.20% -0.65%
1993 58.85% -0.65%
1992 59.51% -0.65%
1991 60.15% -0.24%
1990 60.39% -0.24%