North Macedonia 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.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 31.86%, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 31.55%, a 1.1% decline from 2017.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 32.65%, a 1.38% increase from 2016.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 31.27%, a 1.56% 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%
North Macedonia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 31.86% 0.31%
2018 31.55% -1.10%
2017 32.65% 1.38%
2016 31.27% -1.56%
2015 32.83% 0.28%
2014 32.55% -1.11%
2013 33.66% 0.24%
2012 33.42% 1.28%
2011 32.14% -1.11%
2010 33.25% -1.68%
2009 34.93% -0.94%
2008 35.87% -0.09%
2007 35.96% 0.13%
2006 35.83% -0.24%
2005 36.07% -0.21%
2004 36.28% -0.18%
2003 36.46% 0.19%
2002 36.27% -1.04%
2001 37.31% -1.04%
2000 38.35% -1.03%
1999 39.38% -1.33%
1998 40.71% -1.42%
1997 42.13% -1.53%
1996 43.66% -0.21%
1995 43.87% 0.01%
1994 43.86% 0.02%
1993 43.84% 1.03%
1992 42.81% 0.94%
1991 41.87% 1.04%
1990 40.83% 1.04%