Gabon 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.
  • Gabon labor force participation rate for 2022 was 17.49%, a 0.47% increase from 2021.
  • Gabon labor force participation rate for 2021 was 17.02%, a 0.37% increase from 2020.
  • Gabon labor force participation rate for 2020 was 16.65%, a 1.36% decline from 2019.
  • Gabon labor force participation rate for 2019 was 18.01%, a 0.15% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 58.00%
Brazil 56.76%
Paraguay 56.37%
Peru 55.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51.75%
Maldives 50.33%
Guatemala 49.69%
China 48.33%
Dominican Republic 47.04%
Ecuador 46.52%
Colombia 46.02%
Belize 45.23%
Mexico 44.51%
Malaysia 43.49%
Azerbaijan 43.41%
Samoa 43.34%
Guyana 43.03%
Turkey 42.74%
Belarus 42.70%
Costa Rica 42.64%
Kazakhstan 40.84%
Armenia 40.40%
Thailand 39.80%
Mauritius 39.31%
Cuba 39.25%
Fiji 38.00%
Lebanon 36.75%
Botswana 35.79%
Suriname 35.65%
Jamaica 34.93%
Albania 34.42%
Montenegro 33.23%
Bosnia 32.36%
South Africa 29.75%
Serbia 29.32%
Namibia 29.18%
Tonga 28.30%
North Macedonia 28.24%
Venezuela 27.89%
Equatorial Guinea 27.58%
Iraq 27.20%
Romania 25.90%
Turkmenistan 25.52%
Jordan 25.14%
Iran 24.43%
Algeria 23.51%
Bulgaria 21.26%
Gabon 17.49%
Libya 16.44%
Gabon Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 17.49% 0.47%
2021 17.02% 0.37%
2020 16.65% -1.36%
2019 18.01% 0.15%
2018 17.86% 0.20%
2017 17.67% 0.22%
2016 17.44% 0.24%
2015 17.20% -0.11%
2014 17.31% -0.15%
2013 17.46% -0.21%
2012 17.67% -0.27%
2011 17.94% -0.31%
2010 18.26% -0.26%
2009 18.52% -0.33%
2008 18.84% -0.39%
2007 19.24% -0.46%
2006 19.69% -0.51%
2005 20.21% -0.35%
2004 20.55% -0.37%
2003 20.92% -0.38%
2002 21.31% -0.38%
2001 21.68% -0.36%
2000 22.04% -0.31%
1999 22.34% -0.27%
1998 22.62% -0.23%
1997 22.85% -0.18%
1996 23.03% -0.10%
1995 23.13% -0.08%
1994 23.21% -0.01%
1993 23.22% 0.06%
1992 23.16% 0.12%
1991 23.05% 0.17%
1990 22.88% 0.17%