Lesotho 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.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2021 was 39.92%, a 0.86% increase from 2020.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2020 was 39.06%, a 2.4% decline from 2019.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2019 was 41.46%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.87%, a 0.47% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
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%
Lesotho Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 39.92% 0.86%
2020 39.06% -2.40%
2019 41.46% -0.42%
2018 41.87% -0.47%
2017 42.34% -0.46%
2016 42.79% -0.31%
2015 43.10% -0.63%
2014 43.74% -0.59%
2013 44.32% -1.61%
2012 45.93% -1.63%
2011 47.56% -1.65%
2010 49.21% -1.53%
2009 50.74% -1.52%
2008 52.26% -1.51%
2007 53.77% -1.49%
2006 55.26% -1.47%
2005 56.72% -1.40%
2004 58.12% -1.37%
2003 59.48% -1.34%
2002 60.83% -1.32%
2001 62.14% -1.29%
2000 63.44% -1.25%
1999 64.69% -0.74%
1998 65.44% -0.70%
1997 66.13% -0.65%
1996 66.78% -0.59%
1995 67.37% -0.90%
1994 68.27% -0.81%
1993 69.08% -0.77%
1992 69.85% -0.66%
1991 70.51% -0.64%
1990 71.15% -0.64%