Benin 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.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2022 was 32.83%, a 0.24% increase from 2021.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2021 was 32.59%, a 0.42% increase from 2020.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2020 was 32.17%, a 0.31% decline from 2019.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2019 was 32.48%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Madagascar 72.70%
Ethiopia 70.01%
Tanzania 69.17%
Eritrea 68.26%
North Korea 66.36%
Niger 62.06%
South Sudan 61.07%
Mozambique 60.95%
Malawi 54.94%
Liberia 54.89%
Mali 54.41%
Uganda 53.42%
Burundi 52.93%
Central African Republic 50.83%
Burkina Faso 50.50%
Zimbabwe 49.75%
Gambia 41.11%
Rwanda 40.85%
Chad 38.16%
Democratic Republic of Congo 35.52%
Haiti 34.96%
Guinea-Bissau 34.89%
Benin 32.83%
Sierra Leone 31.45%
Senegal 30.47%
Nepal 29.05%
Syrian Arab Republic 27.26%
Yemen 26.52%
Guinea 26.46%
Tajikistan 25.51%
Togo 24.47%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.69%
Benin Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 32.83% 0.24%
2021 32.59% 0.42%
2020 32.17% -0.31%
2019 32.48% -0.27%
2018 32.75% -1.40%
2017 34.15% -1.43%
2016 35.57% -1.45%
2015 37.03% -1.48%
2014 38.50% -1.50%
2013 40.00% -1.52%
2012 41.52% -1.53%
2011 43.05% -1.66%
2010 44.71% -1.67%
2009 46.38% -1.68%
2008 48.06% -1.69%
2007 49.74% -1.69%
2006 51.43% -1.68%
2005 53.11% -1.68%
2004 54.79% -1.67%
2003 56.46% -1.65%
2002 58.11% -0.84%
2001 58.95% -0.84%
2000 59.79% -0.83%
1999 60.63% -0.83%
1998 61.45% -0.82%
1997 62.27% -0.81%
1996 63.09% -0.81%
1995 63.89% -0.80%
1994 64.69% -0.79%
1993 65.48% -0.78%
1992 66.26% -0.10%
1991 66.36% 0.01%
1990 66.35% 0.01%