Kuwait 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.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2022 was 25.64%, a 1.1% increase from 2021.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2021 was 24.55%, a 0.25% increase from 2020.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2020 was 24.30%, a 1.88% decline from 2019.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2019 was 26.18%, a 0.09% 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%
Kuwait Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 25.64% 1.10%
2021 24.55% 0.25%
2020 24.30% -1.88%
2019 26.18% 0.09%
2018 26.09% 0.11%
2017 25.98% 0.46%
2016 25.52% -0.39%
2015 25.91% -0.27%
2014 26.18% -0.44%
2013 26.62% -0.52%
2012 27.15% -0.55%
2011 27.70% -0.59%
2010 28.29% -0.63%
2009 28.92% -0.65%
2008 29.57% -0.67%
2007 30.24% -0.70%
2006 30.94% -0.72%
2005 31.66% -0.72%
2004 32.39% -0.71%
2003 33.10% -0.15%
2002 33.25% -0.15%
2001 33.40% -0.12%
2000 33.52% -0.07%
1999 33.60% 0.01%
1998 33.59% 0.11%
1997 33.48% 0.22%
1996 33.26% 0.24%
1995 33.02% -0.73%
1994 33.75% -0.13%
1993 33.87% -0.05%
1992 33.92% -0.47%
1991 34.40% -0.19%
1990 34.59% -0.19%