Macao 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.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2021 was 44.89%, a 0.19% decline from 2020.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2020 was 45.08%, a 0.57% decline from 2019.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2019 was 45.64%, a 0.21% decline from 2018.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2018 was 45.85%, a 0.17% increase 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%
Macao Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 44.89% -0.19%
2020 45.08% -0.57%
2019 45.64% -0.21%
2018 45.85% 0.17%
2017 45.68% -1.53%
2016 47.21% -1.01%
2015 48.23% -1.75%
2014 49.97% -0.69%
2013 50.66% 0.54%
2012 50.12% -2.28%
2011 52.40% 0.34%
2010 52.05% -1.32%
2009 53.37% 10.70%
2008 42.68% 1.72%
2007 40.96% 5.74%
2006 35.22% 2.73%
2005 32.49% 0.71%
2004 31.79% 1.20%
2003 30.59% -7.36%
2002 37.95% -1.96%
2001 39.91% -2.05%
2000 41.96% -0.86%
1999 42.83% -0.49%
1998 43.32% -2.81%
1997 46.12% -0.24%
1996 46.37% -0.26%
1995 46.62% -0.29%
1994 46.91% -0.29%
1993 47.20% -0.28%
1992 47.48% -1.49%
1991 48.97% 0.29%
1990 48.68% 0.29%