North Macedonia 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.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2022 was 28.24%, a 0.17% increase from 2021.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 28.06%, a 2.85% decline from 2020.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 30.91%, a 1.27% decline from 2019.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 32.18%, a 0.36% 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%
North Macedonia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 28.24% 0.17%
2021 28.06% -2.85%
2020 30.91% -1.27%
2019 32.18% 0.36%
2018 31.82% -0.95%
2017 32.77% 1.46%
2016 31.32% -1.52%
2015 32.84% 0.39%
2014 32.45% -1.20%
2013 33.65% 0.10%
2012 33.55% 1.44%
2011 32.11% -1.23%
2010 33.34% -1.70%
2009 35.04% -0.87%
2008 35.91% 0.05%
2007 35.86% 0.08%
2006 35.78% 0.15%
2005 35.63% 0.17%
2004 35.46% 0.17%
2003 35.29% -0.33%
2002 35.62% -0.99%
2001 36.61% -1.00%
2000 37.61% -1.19%
1999 38.80% -2.08%
1998 40.88% -2.11%
1997 42.99% -0.27%
1996 43.26% -0.29%
1995 43.55% -0.29%
1994 43.85% -0.30%
1993 44.14% -0.29%
1992 44.44% -0.29%
1991 44.73% 0.77%
1990 43.96% 0.77%