Malta 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.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2021 was 51.73%, a 2.33% decline from 2020.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2020 was 54.06%, a 1.84% decline from 2019.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.90%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2018 was 55.99%, a 3.08% 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%
Malta Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 51.73% -2.33%
2020 54.06% -1.84%
2019 55.90% -0.09%
2018 55.99% 3.08%
2017 52.91% 1.16%
2016 51.75% 0.12%
2015 51.63% -1.27%
2014 52.90% -0.60%
2013 53.49% 1.78%
2012 51.71% -0.20%
2011 51.92% 0.97%
2010 50.95% -0.63%
2009 51.58% -1.14%
2008 52.72% -1.38%
2007 54.09% 1.02%
2006 53.07% -0.60%
2005 53.67% -1.89%
2004 55.55% -4.71%
2003 60.27% -0.27%
2002 60.54% -3.96%
2001 64.50% 5.01%
2000 59.49% -0.63%
1999 60.12% -0.36%
1998 60.48% 0.12%
1997 60.35% -1.29%
1996 61.65% -0.08%
1995 61.73% -0.21%
1994 61.94% -0.61%
1993 62.55% -0.91%
1992 63.47% -0.38%
1991 63.85% -0.15%
1990 64.00% -0.15%