Democratic Republic of Congo 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.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo labor force participation rate for 2022 was 35.52%, a 0.36% increase from 2021.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo labor force participation rate for 2021 was 35.16%, a 0.08% increase from 2020.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo labor force participation rate for 2020 was 35.08%, a 0.34% decline from 2019.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo labor force participation rate for 2019 was 35.41%, a 0.23% 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%
Democratic Republic of Congo Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 35.52% 0.36%
2021 35.16% 0.08%
2020 35.08% -0.34%
2019 35.41% -0.23%
2018 35.64% -0.16%
2017 35.81% -0.09%
2016 35.89% 0.00%
2015 35.89% -0.06%
2014 35.95% 0.00%
2013 35.95% 0.06%
2012 35.90% -1.28%
2011 37.17% -1.30%
2010 38.47% -1.31%
2009 39.78% -1.33%
2008 41.11% -1.34%
2007 42.44% -1.35%
2006 43.79% -1.36%
2005 45.15% 0.02%
2004 45.13% 0.05%
2003 45.08% 0.08%
2002 45.00% 0.11%
2001 44.89% 0.16%
2000 44.73% -0.06%
1999 44.79% -0.07%
1998 44.86% -0.02%
1997 44.87% 0.10%
1996 44.77% 0.23%
1995 44.54% -0.09%
1994 44.63% 0.06%
1993 44.57% 0.16%
1992 44.41% 0.20%
1991 44.21% 0.26%
1990 43.95% 0.26%