Rwanda 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.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2022 was 40.85%, a 0.89% decline from 2021.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2021 was 41.74%, a 2.48% decline from 2020.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2020 was 44.22%, a 5.37% increase from 2019.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2019 was 38.85%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Madagascar 72.70%
Ethiopia 70.01%
Tanzania 69.17%
Eritrea 68.26%
North Korea 66.36%
Niger 62.06%
South Sudan 61.07%
Mozambique 60.95%
Malawi 54.94%
Liberia 54.89%
Mali 54.41%
Uganda 53.42%
Burundi 52.93%
Central African Republic 50.83%
Burkina Faso 50.50%
Zimbabwe 49.75%
Gambia 41.11%
Rwanda 40.85%
Chad 38.16%
Democratic Republic of Congo 35.52%
Haiti 34.96%
Guinea-Bissau 34.89%
Benin 32.83%
Sierra Leone 31.45%
Senegal 30.47%
Nepal 29.05%
Syrian Arab Republic 27.26%
Yemen 26.52%
Guinea 26.46%
Tajikistan 25.51%
Togo 24.47%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.69%
Rwanda Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 40.85% -0.89%
2021 41.74% -2.48%
2020 44.22% 5.37%
2019 38.85% -0.08%
2018 38.93% -4.38%
2017 43.31% -0.32%
2016 43.63% -0.45%
2015 44.08% -0.31%
2014 44.39% -0.38%
2013 44.77% -0.40%
2012 45.17% -0.33%
2011 45.50% -0.21%
2010 45.70% -0.27%
2009 45.97% -0.19%
2008 46.16% -0.19%
2007 46.35% -0.31%
2006 46.65% -0.46%
2005 47.11% -0.69%
2004 47.81% -0.88%
2003 48.68% -0.85%
2002 49.53% -0.63%
2001 50.16% -0.46%
2000 50.62% 0.78%
1999 49.84% 1.25%
1998 48.59% 1.17%
1997 47.42% 0.62%
1996 46.80% 0.20%
1995 46.60% -2.94%
1994 49.54% -3.47%
1993 53.01% -3.03%
1992 56.05% -2.11%
1991 58.16% -1.31%
1990 59.47% -1.31%