Ghana 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.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2022 was 41.84%, a 0.2% increase from 2021.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2021 was 41.63%, a 0.27% increase from 2020.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2020 was 41.36%, a 0.8% decline from 2019.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.16%, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Ghana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 41.84% 0.20%
2021 41.63% 0.27%
2020 41.36% -0.80%
2019 42.16% -0.35%
2018 42.52% -0.34%
2017 42.86% -0.31%
2016 43.17% -0.26%
2015 43.43% -0.68%
2014 44.10% -0.68%
2013 44.78% -0.68%
2012 45.46% -0.68%
2011 46.14% -0.68%
2010 46.83% -0.68%
2009 47.51% -0.69%
2008 48.20% -0.69%
2007 48.88% -0.69%
2006 49.57% -0.69%
2005 50.26% -0.69%
2004 50.94% -0.69%
2003 51.63% -0.69%
2002 52.31% -0.68%
2001 53.00% -0.68%
2000 53.68% -0.62%
1999 54.30% -0.61%
1998 54.91% -0.61%
1997 55.52% -0.61%
1996 56.13% -0.61%
1995 56.74% -0.61%
1994 57.35% -0.60%
1993 57.95% -0.60%
1992 58.55% -0.60%
1991 59.16% -0.21%
1990 59.37% -0.21%