South Sudan 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.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2021 was 58.77%, a 2.1% increase from 2020.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2020 was 56.67%, a 3.92% decline from 2019.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 60.58%, a 0.38% decline from 2018.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2018 was 60.96%, a 0.39% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 75.49%
Zimbabwe 74.72%
Madagascar 71.83%
Tanzania 71.76%
Nepal 70.70%
Ethiopia 69.08%
Eritrea 66.17%
Rwanda 63.19%
Niger 62.93%
Mozambique 61.49%
Malawi 60.53%
Mali 58.92%
South Sudan 58.77%
Central African Republic 55.37%
Liberia 53.37%
Burundi 52.35%
Guinea-Bissau 52.28%
Burkina Faso 50.62%
Uganda 48.67%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 41.64%
Gambia 38.97%
Chad 37.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 36.14%
Haiti 34.38%
Afghanistan 33.74%
Senegal 26.96%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.75%
Sierra Leone 26.59%
Yemen 25.48%
Togo 25.14%
Tajikistan 24.94%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.53%
South Sudan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 58.77% 2.10%
2020 56.67% -3.92%
2019 60.58% -0.38%
2018 60.96% -0.39%
2017 61.35% -0.40%
2016 61.75% -0.50%
2015 62.25% -0.58%
2014 62.83% -0.34%
2013 63.18% -0.18%
2012 63.35% -0.27%
2011 63.62% -0.14%
2010 63.76% -0.43%
2009 64.19% -0.24%
2008 64.43% -0.09%
2007 64.52% -0.03%
2006 64.55% -0.05%
2005 64.60% -0.17%
2004 64.77% -0.26%
2003 65.03% -0.18%
2002 65.21% -0.06%
2001 65.27% 0.11%
2000 65.16% -0.01%
1999 65.16% 0.06%
1998 65.10% 0.12%
1997 64.98% 0.19%
1996 64.79% 0.19%
1995 64.60% 0.30%
1994 64.30% -0.03%
1993 64.32% -0.04%
1992 64.36% 0.11%
1991 64.25% 0.31%
1990 63.94% 0.31%