Suriname 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.
  • Suriname labor force participation rate for 2021 was 36.53%, a 2.06% increase from 2020.
  • Suriname labor force participation rate for 2020 was 34.47%, a 3.41% decline from 2019.
  • Suriname labor force participation rate for 2019 was 37.88%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname labor force participation rate for 2018 was 37.84%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 59.45%
Paraguay 59.39%
St. Lucia 54.97%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.32%
Brazil 51.64%
Guatemala 49.17%
Colombia 48.69%
China 48.07%
Maldives 46.42%
Guyana 46.39%
Belarus 45.74%
Malaysia 44.97%
Mexico 44.82%
Ecuador 44.31%
Belize 44.14%
Costa Rica 44.04%
Dominican Republic 42.78%
Turkey 41.48%
Azerbaijan 40.67%
Kazakhstan 40.38%
Thailand 39.63%
Mauritius 38.68%
Fiji 38.14%
Suriname 36.53%
Bosnia 36.07%
Cuba 35.89%
Botswana 35.40%
Armenia 35.36%
Albania 34.68%
Montenegro 34.49%
Venezuela 33.13%
Russia 32.54%
Samoa 32.27%
Jamaica 31.95%
North Macedonia 30.15%
Serbia 29.89%
Romania 28.57%
Namibia 28.45%
Lebanon 28.39%
Equatorial Guinea 27.43%
Iraq 26.99%
Turkmenistan 26.41%
Jordan 25.04%
Tonga 24.50%
Iran 24.29%
Algeria 22.83%
South Africa 22.43%
Bulgaria 20.70%
Gabon 16.66%
Libya 16.20%
Suriname Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 36.53% 2.06%
2020 34.47% -3.41%
2019 37.88% 0.03%
2018 37.84% -0.12%
2017 37.97% -0.08%
2016 38.04% 0.78%
2015 37.27% 0.77%
2014 36.49% 0.77%
2013 35.73% 0.77%
2012 34.96% 0.76%
2011 34.20% 0.75%
2010 33.45% 0.75%
2009 32.70% 0.74%
2008 31.96% 0.73%
2007 31.23% 0.73%
2006 30.50% 0.73%
2005 29.78% 0.72%
2004 29.06% 0.72%
2003 28.33% 0.71%
2002 27.62% 0.70%
2001 26.92% 0.67%
2000 26.25% 0.65%
1999 25.61% -0.65%
1998 26.26% -0.68%
1997 26.94% -0.69%
1996 27.63% -0.71%
1995 28.34% -0.04%
1994 28.38% -0.17%
1993 28.55% 0.17%
1992 28.38% -0.08%
1991 28.46% -0.15%
1990 28.61% -0.15%