Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2022 was 44.00%, a 0.23% increase from 2021.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2021 was 43.77%, a 4.22% increase from 2020.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2020 was 39.55%, a 0.44% decline from 2019.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 39.99%, a 0.06% 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%
Pakistan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 44.00% 0.23%
2021 43.77% 4.22%
2020 39.55% -0.44%
2019 39.99% -0.06%
2018 40.05% -0.09%
2017 40.14% -0.09%
2016 40.23% -0.09%
2015 40.31% 0.24%
2014 40.07% -1.34%
2013 41.42% 0.58%
2012 40.84% 0.57%
2011 40.27% -1.33%
2010 41.60% 0.50%
2009 41.10% 0.35%
2008 40.74% -0.54%
2007 41.28% -1.08%
2006 42.36% -0.61%
2005 42.97% -0.61%
2004 43.59% 0.08%
2003 43.51% 0.08%
2002 43.43% 1.46%
2001 41.97% 1.45%
2000 40.52% 0.12%
1999 40.40% 0.13%
1998 40.27% -0.93%
1997 41.20% 1.07%
1996 40.13% 1.06%
1995 39.07% -0.45%
1994 39.52% -0.79%
1993 40.31% -1.45%
1992 41.76% -0.01%
1991 41.77% -0.10%
1990 41.87% -0.10%