Lesotho 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.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2022 was 42.50%, a 0.15% increase from 2021.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2021 was 42.35%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2020 was 42.26%, a 0.41% decline from 2019.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.67%, a 0.37% 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%
Lesotho Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 42.50% 0.15%
2021 42.35% 0.09%
2020 42.26% -0.41%
2019 42.67% -0.37%
2018 43.04% -0.39%
2017 43.43% -0.36%
2016 43.79% -0.26%
2015 44.05% -0.58%
2014 44.63% -0.50%
2013 45.13% -1.42%
2012 46.56% -1.43%
2011 47.99% -1.43%
2010 49.42% -1.43%
2009 50.85% -1.43%
2008 52.28% -1.43%
2007 53.71% -1.42%
2006 55.13% -1.41%
2005 56.55% -1.40%
2004 57.95% -1.39%
2003 59.34% -1.38%
2002 60.72% -1.36%
2001 62.08% -1.34%
2000 63.42% -1.32%
1999 64.74% -0.85%
1998 65.60% -0.81%
1997 66.40% -0.77%
1996 67.18% -0.73%
1995 67.91% -1.02%
1994 68.93% -0.95%
1993 69.88% -0.87%
1992 70.75% -0.80%
1991 71.54% -0.77%
1990 72.31% -0.77%