Malta 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.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2022 was 56.59%, a 3.48% increase from 2021.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2021 was 53.11%, a 0.85% decline from 2020.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2020 was 53.95%, a 1.96% decline from 2019.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.91%, a 0.07% decline 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%
Malta Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 56.59% 3.48%
2021 53.11% -0.85%
2020 53.95% -1.96%
2019 55.91% -0.07%
2018 55.99% 3.04%
2017 52.94% 1.14%
2016 51.80% 0.15%
2015 51.65% -1.25%
2014 52.90% -0.62%
2013 53.53% 1.79%
2012 51.74% -0.19%
2011 51.93% 1.00%
2010 50.94% -0.61%
2009 51.55% -1.16%
2008 52.70% -1.39%
2007 54.09% 1.04%
2006 53.05% -0.57%
2005 53.62% -1.79%
2004 55.41% -4.64%
2003 60.05% -0.34%
2002 60.39% -3.96%
2001 64.35% 4.94%
2000 59.41% -1.45%
1999 60.86% -0.52%
1998 61.38% 0.05%
1997 61.33% -1.38%
1996 62.71% -0.20%
1995 62.91% -0.17%
1994 63.08% -0.55%
1993 63.63% -0.96%
1992 64.59% -0.47%
1991 65.06% -0.19%
1990 65.25% -0.19%