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 2021 was 30.15%, a 0.18% increase from 2020.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 29.98%, a 2.25% decline from 2019.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 32.22%, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 31.86%, a 0.95% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 59.45%
Paraguay 59.39%
St. Lucia 54.97%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.32%
Brazil 51.64%
Guatemala 49.17%
Colombia 48.69%
China 48.07%
Maldives 46.42%
Guyana 46.39%
Belarus 45.74%
Malaysia 44.97%
Mexico 44.82%
Ecuador 44.31%
Belize 44.14%
Costa Rica 44.04%
Dominican Republic 42.78%
Turkey 41.48%
Azerbaijan 40.67%
Kazakhstan 40.38%
Thailand 39.63%
Mauritius 38.68%
Fiji 38.14%
Suriname 36.53%
Bosnia 36.07%
Cuba 35.89%
Botswana 35.40%
Armenia 35.36%
Albania 34.68%
Montenegro 34.49%
Venezuela 33.13%
Russia 32.54%
Samoa 32.27%
Jamaica 31.95%
North Macedonia 30.15%
Serbia 29.89%
Romania 28.57%
Namibia 28.45%
Lebanon 28.39%
Equatorial Guinea 27.43%
Iraq 26.99%
Turkmenistan 26.41%
Jordan 25.04%
Tonga 24.50%
Iran 24.29%
Algeria 22.83%
South Africa 22.43%
Bulgaria 20.70%
Gabon 16.66%
Libya 16.20%
North Macedonia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 30.15% 0.18%
2020 29.98% -2.25%
2019 32.22% 0.36%
2018 31.86% -0.95%
2017 32.81% 1.46%
2016 31.34% -1.52%
2015 32.87% 0.43%
2014 32.44% -1.25%
2013 33.69% 0.09%
2012 33.60% 1.51%
2011 32.09% -1.24%
2010 33.33% -1.71%
2009 35.04% -0.89%
2008 35.93% 0.03%
2007 35.90% 0.06%
2006 35.84% 0.22%
2005 35.62% 0.19%
2004 35.43% 0.19%
2003 35.25% -0.42%
2002 35.66% -0.98%
2001 36.64% -0.98%
2000 37.61% -1.18%
1999 38.80% -2.09%
1998 40.89% -2.11%
1997 43.00% -0.85%
1996 43.85% -0.20%
1995 44.05% -0.21%
1994 44.27% -0.23%
1993 44.50% -0.25%
1992 44.74% -0.26%
1991 45.00% 0.62%
1990 44.38% 0.62%