West Bank and Gaza 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.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2022 was 29.87%, a 1.04% increase from 2021.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2021 was 28.84%, a 2.61% increase from 2020.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2020 was 26.23%, a 4.04% decline from 2019.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2019 was 30.27%, a 0.23% 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%
West Bank and Gaza Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 29.87% 1.04%
2021 28.84% 2.61%
2020 26.23% -4.04%
2019 30.27% -0.23%
2018 30.50% -0.94%
2017 31.44% 0.47%
2016 30.98% 0.09%
2015 30.89% 2.86%
2014 28.03% 0.33%
2013 27.70% -0.25%
2012 27.95% 1.10%
2011 26.85% 1.97%
2010 24.88% -0.08%
2009 24.96% -0.22%
2008 25.18% 0.44%
2007 24.74% 1.23%
2006 23.51% 0.30%
2005 23.21% 0.22%
2004 22.99% -0.98%
2003 23.97% 2.21%
2002 21.76% -2.24%
2001 24.00% -3.64%
2000 27.63% 0.49%
1999 27.15% -0.29%
1998 27.44% -0.54%
1997 27.98% -0.47%
1996 28.45% 0.13%
1995 28.32% -0.15%
1994 28.46% -0.07%
1993 28.53% -0.06%
1992 28.59% -0.27%
1991 28.86% -0.12%
1990 28.98% -0.12%