Portugal 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.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2021 was 30.20%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2020 was 30.11%, a 4.13% decline from 2019.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.24%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2018 was 34.15%, a 0.2% 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%
Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 30.20% 0.09%
2020 30.11% -4.13%
2019 34.24% 0.10%
2018 34.15% 0.20%
2017 33.95% 0.82%
2016 33.13% -0.37%
2015 33.50% -0.78%
2014 34.28% -0.71%
2013 34.99% -2.07%
2012 37.06% -1.08%
2011 38.14% 2.02%
2010 36.12% -2.57%
2009 38.69% -2.19%
2008 40.88% -0.45%
2007 41.32% -0.33%
2006 41.66% -0.48%
2005 42.14% -0.53%
2004 42.67% -2.22%
2003 44.89% -2.26%
2002 47.14% 0.58%
2001 46.57% 1.76%
2000 44.80% -1.53%
1999 46.33% -0.78%
1998 47.11% 2.95%
1997 44.16% 1.88%
1996 42.27% -0.81%
1995 43.09% -2.06%
1994 45.15% -2.35%
1993 47.49% -3.49%
1992 50.98% -5.65%
1991 56.63% -1.79%
1990 58.42% -1.79%