Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2022 was 65.41%, a 0.03% increase from 2021.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2021 was 65.38%, a 0.36% increase from 2020.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2020 was 65.02%, a 1.46% decline from 2019.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2019 was 66.48%, a 1.51% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 78.63%
Netherlands 72.22%
Australia 70.90%
New Zealand 66.18%
Switzerland 65.41%
Qatar 65.04%
Canada 64.39%
Norway 63.85%
Denmark 61.49%
Austria 57.04%
Sweden 56.75%
Malta 56.59%
Ireland 54.81%
Finland 53.68%
Germany 53.47%
United Kingdom 51.59%
United States 50.55%
Bahamas 50.08%
Japan 49.19%
Channel Islands 49.02%
UAE 47.75%
Estonia 46.11%
Panama 45.41%
Guam 44.99%
Uruguay 44.93%
Israel 44.61%
Macao 43.05%
Barbados 42.99%
Cyprus 41.49%
Bahrain 41.35%
France 40.39%
Brunei 39.74%
French Polynesia 38.61%
Oman 37.93%
Singapore 37.08%
Trinidad and Tobago 37.04%
Lithuania 36.99%
Argentina 36.81%
Slovenia 36.16%
New Caledonia 36.12%
Croatia 35.79%
Latvia 35.66%
Hong Kong 35.07%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 33.27%
Spain 33.13%
Luxembourg 32.37%
Poland 31.42%
Belgium 30.83%
Hungary 30.37%
Portugal 30.33%
Chile 29.16%
South Korea 29.00%
Czech Republic 28.11%
Slovak Republic 27.38%
Italy 26.11%
Kuwait 25.64%
Puerto Rico 23.40%
Greece 22.67%
Saudi Arabia 20.70%
Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 65.41% 0.03%
2021 65.38% 0.36%
2020 65.02% -1.46%
2019 66.48% -1.51%
2018 67.99% -0.68%
2017 68.67% 0.32%
2016 68.35% 0.83%
2015 67.52% -0.38%
2014 67.90% -0.11%
2013 68.01% 0.43%
2012 67.58% -0.96%
2011 68.54% 0.43%
2010 68.11% 0.81%
2009 67.30% 0.17%
2008 67.13% -0.28%
2007 67.41% -1.21%
2006 68.62% 2.96%
2005 65.66% -1.40%
2004 67.06% -2.29%
2003 69.35% 0.09%
2002 69.26% 1.49%
2001 67.77% -0.65%
2000 68.42% -0.55%
1999 68.97% 1.54%
1998 67.43% 0.16%
1997 67.28% -0.57%
1996 67.84% 1.65%
1995 66.20% -1.80%
1994 68.00% -4.51%
1993 72.51% 1.75%
1992 70.75% -0.87%
1991 71.62% 0.90%
1990 70.72% 0.90%