Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2021 was 40.17%, a 0.28% increase from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2020 was 39.89%, a 0.78% decline from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2019 was 40.68%, a 0.25% decline from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2018 was 40.92%, a 0.23% increase 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%
Timor-Leste Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 40.17% 0.28%
2020 39.89% -0.78%
2019 40.68% -0.25%
2018 40.92% 0.23%
2017 40.69% 0.60%
2016 40.09% -0.24%
2015 40.33% -0.17%
2014 40.50% -0.32%
2013 40.83% -0.05%
2012 40.88% -0.47%
2011 41.34% -0.42%
2010 41.76% -0.75%
2009 42.51% -0.80%
2008 43.31% -0.92%
2007 44.24% -0.78%
2006 45.02% 0.89%
2005 44.13% 0.09%
2004 44.04% 0.43%
2003 43.62% 0.73%
2002 42.89% 1.22%
2001 41.66% -1.47%
2000 43.13% -1.17%
1999 44.30% 5.35%
1998 38.95% 0.34%
1997 38.61% -0.42%
1996 39.03% -1.15%
1995 40.18% -1.00%
1994 41.17% -1.02%
1993 42.19% -1.02%
1992 43.21% -1.02%
1991 44.23% -1.04%
1990 45.27% -1.04%