South Sudan 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.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2022 was 61.07%, a 0.93% increase from 2021.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2021 was 60.14%, a 0.08% decline from 2020.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2020 was 60.22%, a 0.58% decline from 2019.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 60.79%, a 0.4% 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%
South Sudan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 61.07% 0.93%
2021 60.14% -0.08%
2020 60.22% -0.58%
2019 60.79% -0.40%
2018 61.19% -0.38%
2017 61.57% -0.34%
2016 61.91% -0.33%
2015 62.24% -0.46%
2014 62.70% -0.39%
2013 63.09% -0.33%
2012 63.42% -0.24%
2011 63.66% -0.16%
2010 63.82% -0.42%
2009 64.25% -0.26%
2008 64.51% -0.17%
2007 64.67% -0.14%
2006 64.82% -0.14%
2005 64.96% -0.24%
2004 65.20% -0.29%
2003 65.49% -0.26%
2002 65.75% -0.11%
2001 65.86% 0.09%
2000 65.78% -0.03%
1999 65.81% 0.10%
1998 65.71% 0.15%
1997 65.55% 0.13%
1996 65.43% 0.16%
1995 65.26% 0.26%
1994 65.00% -0.06%
1993 65.06% -0.13%
1992 65.19% 0.02%
1991 65.18% 0.24%
1990 64.94% 0.24%