Germany 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.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2022 was 53.47%, a 1.21% increase from 2021.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2021 was 52.26%, a 0.42% increase from 2020.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2020 was 51.84%, a 0.41% increase from 2019.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.43%, a 1.16% increase 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%
Germany Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 53.47% 1.21%
2021 52.26% 0.42%
2020 51.84% 0.41%
2019 51.43% 1.16%
2018 50.27% 0.41%
2017 49.86% 0.64%
2016 49.22% 0.40%
2015 48.82% -1.10%
2014 49.92% -0.93%
2013 50.85% 0.15%
2012 50.70% -1.71%
2011 52.41% 1.13%
2010 51.28% -0.48%
2009 51.76% -0.40%
2008 52.17% 0.62%
2007 51.55% 1.09%
2006 50.46% 0.82%
2005 49.64% 2.18%
2004 47.47% -2.00%
2003 49.47% -0.55%
2002 50.02% -0.38%
2001 50.41% -0.02%
2000 50.43% -0.35%
1999 50.78% 0.76%
1998 50.02% 0.33%
1997 49.69% -0.71%
1996 50.40% -2.09%
1995 52.48% -2.45%
1994 54.93% -1.32%
1993 56.25% -2.08%
1992 58.33% -2.17%
1991 60.50% -0.21%
1990 60.71% -0.21%