Italy 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.
  • Italy labor force participation rate for 2021 was 24.76%, a 0.96% increase from 2020.
  • Italy labor force participation rate for 2020 was 23.79%, a 2.26% decline from 2019.
  • Italy labor force participation rate for 2019 was 26.05%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Italy labor force participation rate for 2018 was 26.06%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Netherlands 78.66%
Iceland 70.99%
Qatar 68.71%
Australia 68.29%
Switzerland 64.61%
New Zealand 63.20%
Canada 62.74%
Norway 61.23%
Denmark 59.86%
Austria 56.36%
United Kingdom 56.27%
Germany 55.34%
Sweden 54.01%
Finland 52.45%
Malta 51.73%
Bahamas 50.89%
United States 50.49%
Channel Islands 48.71%
Japan 48.31%
UAE 48.19%
Ireland 47.05%
Uruguay 46.00%
Macao 44.89%
Israel 44.81%
Guam 44.06%
New Caledonia 43.03%
Panama 42.99%
Barbados 42.47%
Estonia 41.25%
Bahrain 40.75%
Cyprus 40.31%
Trinidad and Tobago 39.86%
Hong Kong 39.20%
Brunei 39.18%
Singapore 39.14%
Argentina 38.71%
France 38.62%
French Polynesia 38.03%
Luxembourg 37.21%
Oman 36.20%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.17%
Lithuania 34.48%
Croatia 34.11%
Latvia 31.72%
Hungary 31.70%
Spain 31.36%
Poland 30.83%
Portugal 30.20%
Slovenia 29.99%
Belgium 29.45%
South Korea 28.23%
Czech Republic 26.82%
Slovak Republic 26.00%
Chile 25.60%
Kuwait 25.55%
Italy 24.76%
Saudi Arabia 23.33%
Puerto Rico 21.40%
Greece 20.22%
Italy Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 24.76% 0.96%
2020 23.79% -2.26%
2019 26.05% -0.01%
2018 26.06% -0.10%
2017 26.16% -0.43%
2016 26.59% 0.42%
2015 26.16% -0.95%
2014 27.12% 0.00%
2013 27.11% -1.42%
2012 28.53% 1.45%
2011 27.09% -0.98%
2010 28.07% -0.77%
2009 28.84% -1.91%
2008 30.74% -0.07%
2007 30.82% -1.54%
2006 32.35% -1.50%
2005 33.85% -2.87%
2004 36.72% 2.15%
2003 34.58% -0.68%
2002 35.25% -1.02%
2001 36.27% -1.77%
2000 38.04% -0.02%
1999 38.06% -0.32%
1998 38.38% 0.10%
1997 38.28% -0.36%
1996 38.64% -0.06%
1995 38.71% -0.26%
1994 38.97% -2.11%
1993 41.08% -1.02%
1992 42.10% -4.01%
1991 46.10% -0.75%
1990 46.85% -0.75%