Sierra Leone 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.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2022 was 31.45%, a 0.09% increase from 2021.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2021 was 31.36%, a 0.02% increase from 2020.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2020 was 31.34%, a 0.3% decline from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2019 was 31.64%, a 0.48% 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%
Sierra Leone Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 31.45% 0.09%
2021 31.36% 0.02%
2020 31.34% -0.30%
2019 31.64% -0.48%
2018 32.12% 0.86%
2017 31.27% 0.84%
2016 30.43% 0.82%
2015 29.60% 0.81%
2014 28.79% -1.24%
2013 30.03% -1.27%
2012 31.29% -1.29%
2011 32.59% -1.32%
2010 33.91% -1.35%
2009 35.26% -1.37%
2008 36.63% -1.39%
2007 38.02% -1.41%
2006 39.44% -1.43%
2005 40.87% -1.45%
2004 42.32% 3.02%
2003 39.30% -0.11%
2002 39.41% -0.10%
2001 39.51% -0.01%
2000 39.51% 0.01%
1999 39.50% -0.13%
1998 39.63% -0.16%
1997 39.79% -0.06%
1996 39.85% 0.12%
1995 39.73% -0.01%
1994 39.74% 0.02%
1993 39.72% 0.11%
1992 39.60% 0.24%
1991 39.36% 0.30%
1990 39.06% 0.30%