Guyana 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.
  • Guyana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 48.36%, a 0.54% decline from 2018.
  • Guyana labor force participation rate for 2018 was 48.90%, a 0.16% increase from 2017.
  • Guyana labor force participation rate for 2017 was 48.74%, a 0.25% increase from 2016.
  • Guyana labor force participation rate for 2016 was 48.49%, a 0.34% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Guyana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 48.36% -0.54%
2018 48.90% 0.16%
2017 48.74% 0.25%
2016 48.49% 0.34%
2015 48.15% 0.37%
2014 47.78% 0.53%
2013 47.25% 0.58%
2012 46.67% 0.43%
2011 46.24% 0.12%
2010 46.12% -0.28%
2009 46.40% -0.51%
2008 46.91% -0.52%
2007 47.43% -0.35%
2006 47.78% -0.16%
2005 47.94% -0.46%
2004 48.40% -0.36%
2003 48.76% -0.21%
2002 48.97% -0.48%
2001 49.45% -0.36%
2000 49.81% -0.27%
1999 50.08% -0.19%
1998 50.27% -0.20%
1997 50.47% -0.26%
1996 50.73% -0.33%
1995 51.06% -0.50%
1994 51.56% -0.51%
1993 52.07% -0.46%
1992 52.53% -0.44%
1991 52.97% -0.38%
1990 53.35% -0.38%