Norway 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.
  • Norway labor force participation rate for 2021 was 61.23%, a 5.6% increase from 2020.
  • Norway labor force participation rate for 2020 was 55.63%, a 0.12% increase from 2019.
  • Norway labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.51%, a 1.12% increase from 2018.
  • Norway labor force participation rate for 2018 was 54.39%, a 0.62% 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%
Norway Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 61.23% 5.60%
2020 55.63% 0.12%
2019 55.51% 1.12%
2018 54.39% 0.62%
2017 53.78% -0.82%
2016 54.60% -1.33%
2015 55.93% 1.48%
2014 54.45% -2.42%
2013 56.87% 0.06%
2012 56.81% 1.41%
2011 55.40% -1.18%
2010 56.58% -1.41%
2009 57.99% -4.21%
2008 62.20% 3.01%
2007 59.19% 1.46%
2006 57.73% -1.82%
2005 59.55% -2.79%
2004 62.34% -0.60%
2003 62.94% -2.21%
2002 65.15% -0.49%
2001 65.64% -0.20%
2000 65.84% 1.17%
1999 64.68% -1.21%
1998 65.89% 2.39%
1997 63.49% 2.99%
1996 60.50% 5.38%
1995 55.12% 1.33%
1994 53.79% 0.10%
1993 53.69% -1.26%
1992 54.95% -1.04%
1991 56.00% -3.01%
1990 59.00% -3.01%