Nepal 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.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2021 was 70.70%, a 3.45% increase from 2020.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2020 was 67.26%, a 7.96% decline from 2019.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2019 was 75.21%, a 0.14% decline from 2018.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2018 was 75.35%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 75.49%
Zimbabwe 74.72%
Madagascar 71.83%
Tanzania 71.76%
Nepal 70.70%
Ethiopia 69.08%
Eritrea 66.17%
Rwanda 63.19%
Niger 62.93%
Mozambique 61.49%
Malawi 60.53%
Mali 58.92%
South Sudan 58.77%
Central African Republic 55.37%
Liberia 53.37%
Burundi 52.35%
Guinea-Bissau 52.28%
Burkina Faso 50.62%
Uganda 48.67%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 41.64%
Gambia 38.97%
Chad 37.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 36.14%
Haiti 34.38%
Afghanistan 33.74%
Senegal 26.96%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.75%
Sierra Leone 26.59%
Yemen 25.48%
Togo 25.14%
Tajikistan 24.94%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.53%
Nepal Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 70.70% 3.45%
2020 67.26% -7.96%
2019 75.21% -0.14%
2018 75.35% -0.07%
2017 75.42% 0.03%
2016 75.39% 0.14%
2015 75.25% 0.06%
2014 75.18% 0.10%
2013 75.08% 0.09%
2012 74.99% -0.02%
2011 75.01% -0.18%
2010 75.19% -0.33%
2009 75.52% -0.34%
2008 75.87% -0.69%
2007 76.56% -0.68%
2006 77.24% -0.66%
2005 77.90% -0.66%
2004 78.56% -0.66%
2003 79.21% -0.64%
2002 79.86% -0.63%
2001 80.49% -0.61%
2000 81.10% -0.57%
1999 81.68% -0.05%
1998 81.73% -0.07%
1997 81.79% -0.09%
1996 81.88% -0.11%
1995 82.00% 0.08%
1994 81.92% 0.06%
1993 81.86% 0.04%
1992 81.82% 0.02%
1991 81.80% -0.02%
1990 81.82% -0.02%