Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2021 was 46.00%, a 3.65% increase from 2020.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2020 was 42.35%, a 4.7% decline from 2019.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2019 was 47.05%, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2018 was 47.55%, a 0.33% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Netherlands 78.66%
Iceland 70.99%
Qatar 68.71%
Australia 68.29%
Switzerland 64.61%
New Zealand 63.20%
Canada 62.74%
Norway 61.23%
Denmark 59.86%
Austria 56.36%
United Kingdom 56.27%
Germany 55.34%
Sweden 54.01%
Finland 52.45%
Malta 51.73%
Bahamas 50.89%
United States 50.49%
Channel Islands 48.71%
Japan 48.31%
UAE 48.19%
Ireland 47.05%
Uruguay 46.00%
Macao 44.89%
Israel 44.81%
Guam 44.06%
New Caledonia 43.03%
Panama 42.99%
Barbados 42.47%
Estonia 41.25%
Bahrain 40.75%
Cyprus 40.31%
Trinidad and Tobago 39.86%
Hong Kong 39.20%
Brunei 39.18%
Singapore 39.14%
Argentina 38.71%
France 38.62%
French Polynesia 38.03%
Luxembourg 37.21%
Oman 36.20%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.17%
Lithuania 34.48%
Croatia 34.11%
Latvia 31.72%
Hungary 31.70%
Spain 31.36%
Poland 30.83%
Portugal 30.20%
Slovenia 29.99%
Belgium 29.45%
South Korea 28.23%
Czech Republic 26.82%
Slovak Republic 26.00%
Chile 25.60%
Kuwait 25.55%
Italy 24.76%
Saudi Arabia 23.33%
Puerto Rico 21.40%
Greece 20.22%
Uruguay Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 46.00% 3.65%
2020 42.35% -4.70%
2019 47.05% -0.49%
2018 47.55% -0.33%
2017 47.87% -1.47%
2016 49.34% -1.18%
2015 50.52% -2.55%
2014 53.07% -0.28%
2013 53.35% -0.06%
2012 53.41% -1.26%
2011 54.67% 1.00%
2010 53.67% -0.50%
2009 54.17% 0.24%
2008 53.92% -1.16%
2007 55.08% 1.68%
2006 53.40% 0.32%
2005 53.08% 0.40%
2004 52.69% 0.16%
2003 52.52% -2.62%
2002 55.14% -4.38%
2001 59.53% 1.56%
2000 57.97% 0.43%
1999 57.54% -2.04%
1998 59.57% 1.07%
1997 58.51% 1.07%
1996 57.44% -0.95%
1995 58.39% 0.84%
1994 57.55% 3.44%
1993 54.10% -0.13%
1992 54.23% 0.38%
1991 53.85% -0.02%
1990 53.87% -0.02%