Sri Lanka 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.
  • Sri Lanka labor force participation rate for 2022 was 30.18%, a 0.15% decline from 2021.
  • Sri Lanka labor force participation rate for 2021 was 30.32%, a 0.4% increase from 2020.
  • Sri Lanka labor force participation rate for 2020 was 29.92%, a 0.58% decline from 2019.
  • Sri Lanka labor force participation rate for 2019 was 30.50%, a 0.61% increase 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%
Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 30.18% -0.15%
2021 30.32% 0.40%
2020 29.92% -0.58%
2019 30.50% 0.61%
2018 29.89% -2.88%
2017 32.77% 0.26%
2016 32.51% -0.89%
2015 33.40% 1.01%
2014 32.40% -1.36%
2013 33.76% 0.36%
2012 33.40% -0.35%
2011 33.75% -1.06%
2010 34.80% -0.84%
2009 35.64% -0.84%
2008 36.48% -0.85%
2007 37.33% -0.86%
2006 38.19% -0.86%
2005 39.06% -0.87%
2004 39.93% -0.88%
2003 40.81% -0.88%
2002 41.69% -0.89%
2001 42.58% -0.90%
2000 43.48% -3.88%
1999 47.35% -1.79%
1998 49.14% 5.31%
1997 43.83% -0.06%
1996 43.89% 0.72%
1995 43.18% -6.76%
1994 49.94% 2.68%
1993 47.26% -0.70%
1992 47.96% -2.23%
1991 50.19% -2.24%
1990 52.43% -2.24%