Namibia 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.
  • Namibia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 28.45%, a 0.05% decline from 2020.
  • Namibia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 28.50%, a 0.66% decline from 2019.
  • Namibia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 29.16%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 29.32%, a 3.8% 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%
Namibia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 28.45% -0.05%
2020 28.50% -0.66%
2019 29.16% -0.16%
2018 29.32% -3.80%
2017 33.12% -3.98%
2016 37.09% 2.19%
2015 34.91% 2.11%
2014 32.80% -2.00%
2013 34.80% 3.58%
2012 31.22% 0.09%
2011 31.14% 0.09%
2010 31.04% 0.09%
2009 30.95% 0.10%
2008 30.85% 0.10%
2007 30.76% 0.09%
2006 30.66% 0.08%
2005 30.58% 0.12%
2004 30.46% 0.11%
2003 30.35% 0.10%
2002 30.25% 0.09%
2001 30.16% 0.07%
2000 30.09% -0.35%
1999 30.45% -0.36%
1998 30.81% -0.37%
1997 31.18% -1.57%
1996 32.75% -1.58%
1995 34.33% -1.61%
1994 35.94% -0.39%
1993 36.32% -0.39%
1992 36.71% -0.24%
1991 36.95% -0.16%
1990 37.11% -0.16%