Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2021 was 33.59%, a 1.32% increase from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2020 was 32.27%, a 1.9% decline from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.17%, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2018 was 34.65%, a 0.43% 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%
Sao Tome and Principe Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 33.59% 1.32%
2020 32.27% -1.90%
2019 34.17% -0.47%
2018 34.65% -0.43%
2017 35.08% -0.35%
2016 35.43% -0.27%
2015 35.70% -0.15%
2014 35.86% -0.02%
2013 35.87% 0.03%
2012 35.85% -0.01%
2011 35.85% -0.07%
2010 35.92% -0.20%
2009 36.12% -0.30%
2008 36.42% -0.30%
2007 36.73% -0.42%
2006 37.15% -0.41%
2005 37.55% 0.09%
2004 37.46% -0.07%
2003 37.53% -0.17%
2002 37.71% -0.36%
2001 38.06% -0.40%
2000 38.46% -0.53%
1999 38.99% -0.60%
1998 39.58% -0.64%
1997 40.22% -0.61%
1996 40.84% -0.50%
1995 41.34% -0.67%
1994 42.00% -0.56%
1993 42.56% -0.48%
1992 43.04% -0.42%
1991 43.46% -0.45%
1990 43.91% -0.45%