Singapore 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.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2021 was 39.14%, a 0.46% increase from 2020.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2020 was 38.69%, a 3.06% decline from 2019.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2019 was 41.75%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.68%, a 0.74% 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%
Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 39.14% 0.46%
2020 38.69% -3.06%
2019 41.75% 0.07%
2018 41.68% 0.74%
2017 40.94% 0.29%
2016 40.65% -1.19%
2015 41.84% 1.96%
2014 39.88% 1.94%
2013 37.94% -0.75%
2012 38.69% 1.29%
2011 37.40% -2.27%
2010 39.67% 2.73%
2009 36.94% -2.44%
2008 39.38% -0.32%
2007 39.70% 0.20%
2006 39.50% 0.21%
2005 39.29% 0.19%
2004 39.11% -0.38%
2003 39.48% 0.56%
2002 38.92% -3.69%
2001 42.61% -0.74%
2000 43.35% -0.76%
1999 44.11% -0.93%
1998 45.05% 1.19%
1997 43.86% -0.45%
1996 44.31% -0.27%
1995 44.58% -0.05%
1994 44.63% -0.76%
1993 45.39% -1.35%
1992 46.74% -0.46%
1991 47.20% -0.32%
1990 47.52% -0.32%