Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2022 was 39.03%, a 0.41% increase from 2021.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2021 was 38.62%, a 0.01% decline from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2020 was 38.63%, a 0.37% decline from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2019 was 39.00%, a 1.85% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 69.80%
Cambodia 58.90%
Angola 56.20%
Honduras 54.65%
Vanuatu 54.33%
Nicaragua 50.85%
Cameroon 47.49%
Lao PDR 47.45%
Bolivia 45.88%
Indonesia 45.44%
Vietnam 44.43%
Pakistan 44.00%
Lesotho 42.50%
Kenya 42.26%
Ghana 41.84%
El Salvador 41.78%
Republic of Congo 41.77%
Bangladesh 40.14%
Timor-Leste 39.03%
Georgia 38.13%
Zambia 38.02%
Kyrgyz Republic 36.69%
Uzbekistan 35.75%
Papua New Guinea 34.44%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.66%
Philippines 32.94%
Cabo Verde 30.75%
Sri Lanka 30.18%
West Bank and Gaza 29.87%
Tunisia 28.89%
Mongolia 28.89%
India 28.04%
Bhutan 27.88%
Morocco 27.10%
Sudan 26.49%
Nigeria 25.09%
Eswatini 23.78%
Egypt 23.34%
Mauritania 20.33%
Moldova 18.44%
Djibouti 13.75%
Timor-Leste Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 39.03% 0.41%
2021 38.62% -0.01%
2020 38.63% -0.37%
2019 39.00% -1.85%
2018 40.85% 0.37%
2017 40.48% 0.75%
2016 39.73% -0.17%
2015 39.90% -0.13%
2014 40.03% -0.31%
2013 40.34% -0.04%
2012 40.38% -0.50%
2011 40.88% -0.48%
2010 41.36% -0.90%
2009 42.26% -0.97%
2008 43.22% -1.12%
2007 44.34% -0.98%
2006 45.33% 0.80%
2005 44.53% -0.08%
2004 44.61% 0.27%
2003 44.33% 0.61%
2002 43.73% 1.16%
2001 42.56% -1.66%
2000 44.22% -1.41%
1999 45.63% 5.87%
1998 39.76% 0.64%
1997 39.13% -0.09%
1996 39.21% -0.78%
1995 39.99% -0.55%
1994 40.54% -0.53%
1993 41.07% -0.83%
1992 41.90% -0.85%
1991 42.75% -0.91%
1990 43.66% -0.91%