Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2022 was 27.88%, a 0.36% increase from 2021.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2021 was 27.52%, a 0.8% increase from 2020.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2020 was 26.72%, a 1.72% decline from 2019.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 28.44%, a 0.32% 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%
Bhutan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 27.88% 0.36%
2021 27.52% 0.80%
2020 26.72% -1.72%
2019 28.44% -0.32%
2018 28.76% -0.27%
2017 29.03% -0.25%
2016 29.28% -0.28%
2015 29.56% 2.66%
2014 26.90% -2.50%
2013 29.40% -2.91%
2012 32.31% -5.65%
2011 37.96% -2.42%
2010 40.37% -8.25%
2009 48.62% -0.55%
2008 49.17% -0.57%
2007 49.74% -0.57%
2006 50.31% -0.56%
2005 50.87% -0.09%
2004 50.95% -0.05%
2003 51.00% -0.01%
2002 51.01% -0.05%
2001 51.06% -0.10%
2000 51.15% -0.07%
1999 51.22% -0.12%
1998 51.34% -0.18%
1997 51.52% -0.23%
1996 51.75% -0.29%
1995 52.04% -0.84%
1994 52.89% -0.85%
1993 53.73% -0.83%
1992 54.56% -0.81%
1991 55.37% -0.81%
1990 56.18% -0.81%