Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2021 was 40.61%, a 1.55% decline from 2020.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2020 was 42.15%, a 3.31% decline from 2019.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2019 was 45.47%, a 3.37% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2018 was 48.84%, a 2.17% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.82%
Cambodia 68.43%
Bolivia 57.65%
Lao PDR 57.02%
Angola 56.24%
Cameroon 54.87%
Vanuatu 54.47%
Vietnam 53.49%
Zambia 53.06%
Honduras 50.92%
Nicaragua 49.46%
Indonesia 48.33%
Ghana 43.33%
Kenya 42.07%
El Salvador 41.33%
Myanmar 40.61%
Republic of Congo 40.60%
Timor-Leste 40.17%
Lesotho 39.92%
Bangladesh 39.38%
Pakistan 38.99%
Uzbekistan 37.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 35.62%
Ukraine 35.50%
Georgia 34.47%
Papua New Guinea 34.46%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.59%
Nigeria 31.89%
Philippines 31.65%
Mongolia 31.30%
Cabo Verde 29.16%
Tunisia 28.90%
West Bank and Gaza 27.91%
Sri Lanka 26.76%
Bhutan 26.38%
Sudan 26.06%
Morocco 25.76%
India 23.68%
Eswatini 22.92%
Mauritania 21.94%
Egypt 21.02%
Moldova 16.90%
Djibouti 13.28%
Myanmar Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 40.61% -1.55%
2020 42.15% -3.31%
2019 45.47% -3.37%
2018 48.84% -2.17%
2017 51.01% -4.51%
2016 55.52% -4.40%
2015 59.92% -0.80%
2014 60.72% -0.91%
2013 61.62% -0.96%
2012 62.58% -0.82%
2011 63.40% -0.62%
2010 64.02% -1.11%
2009 65.13% -1.21%
2008 66.34% -1.16%
2007 67.50% -1.33%
2006 68.83% -1.41%
2005 70.24% -1.44%
2004 71.68% -1.40%
2003 73.08% -1.39%
2002 74.47% -1.17%
2001 75.64% -1.07%
2000 76.71% -1.30%
1999 78.01% -0.99%
1998 79.01% -0.46%
1997 79.47% -0.43%
1996 79.90% -0.51%
1995 80.41% -0.57%
1994 80.98% -0.61%
1993 81.59% -0.46%
1992 82.05% -0.80%
1991 82.85% 0.25%
1990 82.59% 0.25%