Cameroon 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.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2022 was 47.49%, a 0.48% increase from 2021.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2021 was 47.01%, a 0.35% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2020 was 46.66%, a 0.45% decline from 2019.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2019 was 47.11%, a 0.38% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Cameroon Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 47.49% 0.48%
2021 47.01% 0.35%
2020 46.66% -0.45%
2019 47.11% -0.38%
2018 47.48% -0.33%
2017 47.81% -0.27%
2016 48.09% -0.21%
2015 48.30% -0.22%
2014 48.52% -2.11%
2013 50.63% -2.11%
2012 52.74% -2.10%
2011 54.84% -2.08%
2010 56.92% -3.55%
2009 60.47% -3.44%
2008 63.91% -3.30%
2007 67.21% -0.18%
2006 67.39% -0.12%
2005 67.51% -0.36%
2004 67.87% -0.35%
2003 68.22% -0.34%
2002 68.56% -0.33%
2001 68.89% -0.32%
2000 69.21% -0.54%
1999 69.75% -0.52%
1998 70.28% -0.46%
1997 70.74% -0.35%
1996 71.09% -0.22%
1995 71.31% -0.33%
1994 71.64% -0.20%
1993 71.84% -0.07%
1992 71.92% 0.04%
1991 71.87% 0.16%
1990 71.71% 0.16%