Virgin Islands (U.S.) 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.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2021 was 35.17%, a 0.42% decline from 2020.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2020 was 35.60%, a 0.65% decline from 2019.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2019 was 36.24%, a 2.11% decline from 2018.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2018 was 38.36%, a 3.1% 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%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 35.17% -0.42%
2020 35.60% -0.65%
2019 36.24% -2.11%
2018 38.36% -3.10%
2017 41.45% 0.46%
2016 41.00% -0.47%
2015 41.47% 1.55%
2014 39.91% -0.55%
2013 40.46% -2.12%
2012 42.58% 0.20%
2011 42.38% 0.94%
2010 41.45% -1.40%
2009 42.84% 0.44%
2008 42.40% -0.19%
2007 42.59% 0.25%
2006 42.34% 0.15%
2005 42.19% 0.44%
2004 41.75% 1.01%
2003 40.75% -1.06%
2002 41.80% -0.84%
2001 42.64% 1.34%
2000 41.30% 0.63%
1999 40.68% -0.75%
1998 41.42% -0.16%
1997 41.59% -0.10%
1996 41.68% -2.06%
1995 43.74% -2.98%
1994 46.72% -3.59%
1993 50.31% 2.92%
1992 47.38% 0.34%
1991 47.05% -0.10%
1990 47.14% -0.10%