Ethiopia 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.
  • Ethiopia labor force participation rate for 2022 was 70.01%, a 0.18% increase from 2021.
  • Ethiopia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 69.83%, a 0.03% decline from 2020.
  • Ethiopia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 69.86%, a 0.67% decline from 2019.
  • Ethiopia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 70.53%, a 0.68% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Ethiopia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 70.01% 0.18%
2021 69.83% -0.03%
2020 69.86% -0.67%
2019 70.53% -0.68%
2018 71.21% -0.71%
2017 71.91% -0.70%
2016 72.61% -0.67%
2015 73.28% -0.81%
2014 74.10% -0.81%
2013 74.90% -0.08%
2012 74.98% -0.08%
2011 75.06% -0.08%
2010 75.14% -0.08%
2009 75.22% -0.08%
2008 75.30% -0.08%
2007 75.37% -0.08%
2006 75.45% -0.08%
2005 75.53% 0.23%
2004 75.30% 0.23%
2003 75.07% 0.23%
2002 74.84% 0.23%
2001 74.61% 0.23%
2000 74.38% 0.23%
1999 74.15% 0.23%
1998 73.91% 0.24%
1997 73.67% 0.24%
1996 73.44% 0.24%
1995 73.20% 0.24%
1994 72.96% 0.00%
1993 72.96% 0.07%
1992 72.89% 0.13%
1991 72.76% 0.20%
1990 72.57% 0.20%