Mexico 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.
  • Mexico labor force participation rate for 2019 was 45.69%, a 1.13% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico labor force participation rate for 2018 was 44.56%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Mexico labor force participation rate for 2017 was 44.67%, a 0.41% decline from 2016.
  • Mexico labor force participation rate for 2016 was 45.08%, a 0.39% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Mexico Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 45.69% 1.13%
2018 44.56% -0.11%
2017 44.67% -0.41%
2016 45.08% -0.39%
2015 45.47% -0.47%
2014 45.94% -0.97%
2013 46.91% -0.74%
2012 47.65% 0.35%
2011 47.30% -0.41%
2010 47.71% 0.10%
2009 47.61% -1.14%
2008 48.75% -0.74%
2007 49.49% -0.01%
2006 49.50% 0.56%
2005 48.94% 1.30%
2004 47.64% -0.15%
2003 47.79% -0.22%
2002 48.01% -2.55%
2001 50.56% -1.62%
2000 52.18% -0.76%
1999 52.94% -1.19%
1998 54.13% 0.54%
1997 53.59% 0.30%
1996 53.29% -0.86%
1995 54.15% 0.01%
1994 54.14% -0.63%
1993 54.77% 0.81%
1992 53.96% 0.82%
1991 53.14% -0.17%
1990 53.31% -0.17%