Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR labor force participation rate for 2021 was 57.02%, a 0.27% increase from 2020.
  • Lao PDR labor force participation rate for 2020 was 56.75%, a 1.09% decline from 2019.
  • Lao PDR labor force participation rate for 2019 was 57.85%, a 0.46% decline from 2018.
  • Lao PDR labor force participation rate for 2018 was 58.30%, a 0.63% 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%
Lao PDR Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 57.02% 0.27%
2020 56.75% -1.09%
2019 57.85% -0.46%
2018 58.30% -0.63%
2017 58.93% -0.69%
2016 59.62% -0.68%
2015 60.30% -0.75%
2014 61.05% -0.77%
2013 61.82% -0.79%
2012 62.61% -0.77%
2011 63.38% -0.73%
2010 64.11% -0.75%
2009 64.86% -0.72%
2008 65.58% -0.69%
2007 66.27% -0.68%
2006 66.95% -0.67%
2005 67.61% -0.63%
2004 68.24% -0.63%
2003 68.87% -0.63%
2002 69.50% -0.64%
2001 70.14% -0.64%
2000 70.78% -0.62%
1999 71.40% -0.62%
1998 72.02% -0.62%
1997 72.64% -0.62%
1996 73.26% -0.61%
1995 73.87% -0.41%
1994 74.28% -0.48%
1993 74.76% -0.28%
1992 75.04% -0.24%
1991 75.28% -0.13%
1990 75.41% -0.13%