Singapore 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.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2022 was 37.08%, a 0.96% decline from 2021.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2021 was 38.04%, a 1.97% increase from 2020.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2020 was 36.08%, a 2.18% decline from 2019.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2019 was 38.25%, a 0.09% increase 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%
Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 37.08% -0.96%
2021 38.04% 1.97%
2020 36.08% -2.18%
2019 38.25% 0.09%
2018 38.16% -0.16%
2017 38.32% -1.15%
2016 39.47% -1.15%
2015 40.62% 2.95%
2014 37.66% 1.42%
2013 36.24% -1.60%
2012 37.84% -0.16%
2011 38.00% -0.16%
2010 38.16% -0.16%
2009 38.31% -0.16%
2008 38.47% -0.16%
2007 38.63% -0.16%
2006 38.79% -0.16%
2005 38.95% -0.16%
2004 39.11% -0.37%
2003 39.48% 0.56%
2002 38.92% -3.69%
2001 42.61% -0.75%
2000 43.36% -0.75%
1999 44.11% -1.64%
1998 45.75% 1.15%
1997 44.60% -0.44%
1996 45.04% -0.60%
1995 45.64% -0.21%
1994 45.85% -0.43%
1993 46.28% -1.28%
1992 47.56% -0.67%
1991 48.23% -0.16%
1990 48.39% -0.16%