Somalia Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2024

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.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2022 was 15.98%, a 0.07% increase from 2021.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 15.90%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 15.82%, a 0.15% decline from 2019.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 15.97%, a 0.18% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Madagascar 72.70%
Ethiopia 70.01%
Tanzania 69.17%
Eritrea 68.26%
North Korea 66.36%
Niger 62.06%
South Sudan 61.07%
Mozambique 60.95%
Malawi 54.94%
Liberia 54.89%
Mali 54.41%
Uganda 53.42%
Burundi 52.93%
Central African Republic 50.83%
Burkina Faso 50.50%
Zimbabwe 49.75%
Gambia 41.11%
Rwanda 40.85%
Chad 38.16%
Democratic Republic of Congo 35.52%
Haiti 34.96%
Guinea-Bissau 34.89%
Benin 32.83%
Sierra Leone 31.45%
Senegal 30.47%
Nepal 29.05%
Syrian Arab Republic 27.26%
Yemen 26.52%
Guinea 26.46%
Tajikistan 25.51%
Togo 24.47%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.69%
Somalia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 15.98% 0.07%
2021 15.90% 0.09%
2020 15.82% -0.15%
2019 15.97% -0.18%
2018 16.14% -0.16%
2017 16.30% -0.17%
2016 16.47% -0.21%
2015 16.68% -0.23%
2014 16.91% -0.26%
2013 17.17% -0.25%
2012 17.42% -0.17%
2011 17.59% -0.04%
2010 17.63% -0.12%
2009 17.75% 0.00%
2008 17.75% 0.09%
2007 17.65% 0.15%
2006 17.51% 0.16%
2005 17.35% 0.01%
2004 17.34% 0.03%
2003 17.31% 0.08%
2002 17.23% 0.19%
2001 17.04% 0.34%
2000 16.71% 0.24%
1999 16.47% 0.32%
1998 16.15% 0.36%
1997 15.79% 0.36%
1996 15.43% 0.35%
1995 15.09% 0.27%
1994 14.81% 0.17%
1993 14.64% 0.13%
1992 14.51% 0.17%
1991 14.34% 0.23%
1990 14.11% 0.23%