Botswana 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.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2022 was 35.79%, a 0.62% increase from 2021.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2021 was 35.17%, a 0.22% increase from 2020.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2020 was 34.96%, a 0.68% decline from 2019.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 35.64%, a 0.31% decline 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%
Botswana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 35.79% 0.62%
2021 35.17% 0.22%
2020 34.96% -0.68%
2019 35.64% -0.31%
2018 35.94% -0.31%
2017 36.25% -0.31%
2016 36.56% -0.31%
2015 36.87% -0.31%
2014 37.18% -0.31%
2013 37.49% -0.31%
2012 37.81% -0.31%
2011 38.12% -0.32%
2010 38.44% -0.91%
2009 39.34% -0.81%
2008 40.16% -0.82%
2007 40.97% -0.82%
2006 41.80% 0.48%
2005 41.31% 0.48%
2004 40.83% 0.48%
2003 40.35% 0.48%
2002 39.87% 0.48%
2001 39.39% 0.48%
2000 38.91% -1.14%
1999 40.05% -1.14%
1998 41.19% -1.14%
1997 42.32% -1.04%
1996 43.36% -0.88%
1995 44.24% -1.02%
1994 45.26% -0.88%
1993 46.14% -0.78%
1992 46.92% -0.75%
1991 47.67% -0.78%
1990 48.45% -0.78%