Kuwait 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.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2021 was 25.55%, a 2.54% increase from 2020.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2020 was 23.01%, a 2.88% decline from 2019.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2019 was 25.89%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2018 was 25.91%, a 0.06% 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%
Kuwait Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 25.55% 2.54%
2020 23.01% -2.88%
2019 25.89% -0.02%
2018 25.91% -0.06%
2017 25.97% 0.25%
2016 25.73% -0.46%
2015 26.19% -0.55%
2014 26.73% -0.57%
2013 27.31% -0.60%
2012 27.91% -0.64%
2011 28.54% -0.69%
2010 29.23% -0.61%
2009 29.84% -0.56%
2008 30.40% -0.48%
2007 30.88% -0.37%
2006 31.24% -0.26%
2005 31.50% -0.57%
2004 32.07% -0.49%
2003 32.56% -1.10%
2002 33.67% 0.03%
2001 33.64% 0.54%
2000 33.10% -0.15%
1999 33.25% 0.49%
1998 32.75% 0.27%
1997 32.48% 0.25%
1996 32.24% 0.07%
1995 32.17% -1.42%
1994 33.59% -0.83%
1993 34.41% -0.60%
1992 35.01% -0.71%
1991 35.72% -0.35%
1990 36.07% -0.35%