Turkey 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.
  • Turkey labor force participation rate for 2022 was 42.74%, a 1.06% increase from 2021.
  • Turkey labor force participation rate for 2021 was 41.68%, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • Turkey labor force participation rate for 2020 was 38.98%, a 5.3% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey labor force participation rate for 2019 was 44.28%, a 0.47% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 58.00%
Brazil 56.76%
Paraguay 56.37%
Peru 55.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51.75%
Maldives 50.33%
Guatemala 49.69%
China 48.33%
Dominican Republic 47.04%
Ecuador 46.52%
Colombia 46.02%
Belize 45.23%
Mexico 44.51%
Malaysia 43.49%
Azerbaijan 43.41%
Samoa 43.34%
Guyana 43.03%
Turkey 42.74%
Belarus 42.70%
Costa Rica 42.64%
Kazakhstan 40.84%
Armenia 40.40%
Thailand 39.80%
Mauritius 39.31%
Cuba 39.25%
Fiji 38.00%
Lebanon 36.75%
Botswana 35.79%
Suriname 35.65%
Jamaica 34.93%
Albania 34.42%
Montenegro 33.23%
Bosnia 32.36%
South Africa 29.75%
Serbia 29.32%
Namibia 29.18%
Tonga 28.30%
North Macedonia 28.24%
Venezuela 27.89%
Equatorial Guinea 27.58%
Iraq 27.20%
Romania 25.90%
Turkmenistan 25.52%
Jordan 25.14%
Iran 24.43%
Algeria 23.51%
Bulgaria 21.26%
Gabon 17.49%
Libya 16.44%
Turkey Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 42.74% 1.06%
2021 41.68% 2.70%
2020 38.98% -5.30%
2019 44.28% 0.47%
2018 43.81% 0.59%
2017 43.22% 0.88%
2016 42.34% 0.56%
2015 41.78% 0.99%
2014 40.79% 1.97%
2013 38.82% 1.45%
2012 37.37% -1.10%
2011 38.47% 1.10%
2010 37.37% -0.07%
2009 37.44% 0.30%
2008 37.14% 0.65%
2007 36.48% 0.22%
2006 36.26% -1.46%
2005 37.72% -0.06%
2004 37.78% -0.62%
2003 38.40% -2.46%
2002 40.86% -1.25%
2001 42.11% -0.41%
2000 42.53% -4.12%
1999 46.65% 0.64%
1998 46.01% -1.03%
1997 47.04% -1.51%
1996 48.55% -0.07%
1995 48.62% -2.55%
1994 51.16% 3.06%
1993 48.10% -4.90%
1992 52.99% -2.37%
1991 55.36% 0.66%
1990 54.70% 0.66%