Liberia 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.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 53.37%, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 51.83%, a 3.78% decline from 2019.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.60%, a 0.55% decline from 2018.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 56.15%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 75.49%
Zimbabwe 74.72%
Madagascar 71.83%
Tanzania 71.76%
Nepal 70.70%
Ethiopia 69.08%
Eritrea 66.17%
Rwanda 63.19%
Niger 62.93%
Mozambique 61.49%
Malawi 60.53%
Mali 58.92%
South Sudan 58.77%
Central African Republic 55.37%
Liberia 53.37%
Burundi 52.35%
Guinea-Bissau 52.28%
Burkina Faso 50.62%
Uganda 48.67%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 41.64%
Gambia 38.97%
Chad 37.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 36.14%
Haiti 34.38%
Afghanistan 33.74%
Senegal 26.96%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.75%
Sierra Leone 26.59%
Yemen 25.48%
Togo 25.14%
Tajikistan 24.94%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.53%
Liberia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 53.37% 1.54%
2020 51.83% -3.78%
2019 55.60% -0.55%
2018 56.15% -0.49%
2017 56.64% -0.44%
2016 57.08% -0.42%
2015 57.50% -0.44%
2014 57.94% -0.37%
2013 58.31% -0.23%
2012 58.55% -0.16%
2011 58.70% -0.08%
2010 58.79% -0.14%
2009 58.93% -0.03%
2008 58.96% 0.05%
2007 58.91% 0.09%
2006 58.82% 0.10%
2005 58.72% 0.04%
2004 58.68% -0.07%
2003 58.75% -0.36%
2002 59.11% 0.07%
2001 59.04% 0.17%
2000 58.87% -0.25%
1999 59.12% -0.10%
1998 59.23% 0.00%
1997 59.22% 0.28%
1996 58.94% -0.19%
1995 59.13% -0.15%
1994 59.28% -0.63%
1993 59.91% -0.84%
1992 60.76% -0.77%
1991 61.53% -0.34%
1990 61.88% -0.34%