Philippines 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.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2022 was 32.94%, a 1.29% increase from 2021.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2021 was 31.65%, a 1.52% increase from 2020.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2020 was 30.13%, a 4.62% decline from 2019.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.75%, a 0.95% 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%
Philippines Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 32.94% 1.29%
2021 31.65% 1.52%
2020 30.13% -4.62%
2019 34.75% -0.95%
2018 35.70% -1.40%
2017 37.10% -2.87%
2016 39.97% -0.49%
2015 40.46% -2.10%
2014 42.56% 0.73%
2013 41.83% -0.80%
2012 42.63% -0.51%
2011 43.14% 1.71%
2010 41.43% -0.41%
2009 41.84% 0.37%
2008 41.47% -0.50%
2007 41.97% -0.79%
2006 42.76% -0.62%
2005 43.38% -0.39%
2004 43.77% 0.72%
2003 43.05% -0.35%
2002 43.40% -0.19%
2001 43.59% -0.11%
2000 43.70% -0.26%
1999 43.96% -0.10%
1998 44.07% 0.34%
1997 43.72% -0.34%
1996 44.06% -0.41%
1995 44.48% -0.27%
1994 44.75% -0.24%
1993 44.99% 0.04%
1992 44.95% 0.26%
1991 44.70% 0.38%
1990 44.32% 0.38%