West Bank and Gaza 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.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2021 was 27.91%, a 1.62% increase from 2020.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2020 was 26.29%, a 4.06% decline from 2019.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2019 was 30.35%, a 0.23% decline from 2018.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2018 was 30.59%, a 0.98% decline 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%
West Bank and Gaza Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 27.91% 1.62%
2020 26.29% -4.06%
2019 30.35% -0.23%
2018 30.59% -0.98%
2017 31.56% 0.39%
2016 31.18% 0.02%
2015 31.15% 2.82%
2014 28.33% 0.32%
2013 28.01% -0.25%
2012 28.26% 1.11%
2011 27.15% 2.00%
2010 25.15% -0.02%
2009 25.17% -0.16%
2008 25.33% 0.51%
2007 24.82% 1.21%
2006 23.60% 0.29%
2005 23.31% 0.20%
2004 23.12% -1.02%
2003 24.13% 2.18%
2002 21.96% -2.28%
2001 24.23% -3.69%
2000 27.92% 0.55%
1999 27.37% -0.32%
1998 27.69% -0.61%
1997 28.30% -0.52%
1996 28.82% 0.13%
1995 28.69% -0.18%
1994 28.87% -0.09%
1993 28.96% -0.08%
1992 29.04% -0.34%
1991 29.38% -0.15%
1990 29.53% -0.15%