Mauritania 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.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2021 was 21.94%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2020 was 21.80%, a 0.42% decline from 2019.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2019 was 22.22%, a 0.22% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2018 was 22.44%, a 0.25% 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%
Mauritania Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 21.94% 0.15%
2020 21.80% -0.42%
2019 22.22% -0.22%
2018 22.44% -0.25%
2017 22.69% -0.68%
2016 23.37% -0.69%
2015 24.06% -0.71%
2014 24.77% -0.72%
2013 25.50% -0.73%
2012 26.23% -1.29%
2011 27.52% -1.32%
2010 28.84% -1.35%
2009 30.18% -1.37%
2008 31.55% -1.38%
2007 32.94% -1.40%
2006 34.33% -1.41%
2005 35.74% -1.41%
2004 37.15% -1.42%
2003 38.57% -1.42%
2002 39.99% -1.43%
2001 41.42% -1.43%
2000 42.85% -0.51%
1999 43.36% -0.31%
1998 43.67% -0.27%
1997 43.94% -0.38%
1996 44.32% -0.19%
1995 44.51% -0.14%
1994 44.64% -0.35%
1993 45.00% -0.14%
1992 45.14% -0.14%
1991 45.28% -0.05%
1990 45.33% -0.05%