Papua New Guinea 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.
  • Papua New Guinea labor force participation rate for 2021 was 34.46%, a 0.24% increase from 2020.
  • Papua New Guinea labor force participation rate for 2020 was 34.22%, a 0.61% decline from 2019.
  • Papua New Guinea labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.82%, a 0.34% decline from 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea labor force participation rate for 2018 was 35.16%, a 0.25% increase 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%
Papua New Guinea Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 34.46% 0.24%
2020 34.22% -0.61%
2019 34.82% -0.34%
2018 35.16% 0.25%
2017 34.92% -0.14%
2016 35.06% -0.19%
2015 35.25% -0.66%
2014 35.91% -1.01%
2013 36.92% -0.16%
2012 37.08% -0.24%
2011 37.32% 0.09%
2010 37.23% -2.05%
2009 39.28% -2.11%
2008 41.39% -2.17%
2007 43.56% -2.21%
2006 45.76% -2.24%
2005 48.00% -2.26%
2004 50.26% -2.27%
2003 52.53% -2.27%
2002 54.80% -2.26%
2001 57.06% -2.23%
2000 59.29% 0.64%
1999 58.65% 0.05%
1998 58.60% 0.86%
1997 57.75% 0.88%
1996 56.86% -0.72%
1995 57.58% 0.79%
1994 56.79% -0.49%
1993 57.28% -2.02%
1992 59.29% -1.49%
1991 60.78% -0.95%
1990 61.73% -0.95%