Uganda 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.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2022 was 53.42%, a 0.16% increase from 2021.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2021 was 53.26%, a 0.4% decline from 2020.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2020 was 53.66%, a 0.52% decline from 2019.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2019 was 54.18%, a 0.76% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Uganda Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 53.42% 0.16%
2021 53.26% -0.40%
2020 53.66% -0.52%
2019 54.18% -0.76%
2018 54.94% -0.69%
2017 55.62% 0.38%
2016 55.24% 0.39%
2015 54.85% 0.39%
2014 54.47% 0.39%
2013 54.08% 0.39%
2012 53.69% -0.08%
2011 53.77% -0.08%
2010 53.85% -0.08%
2009 53.93% -0.08%
2008 54.00% -0.08%
2007 54.08% -0.08%
2006 54.16% -0.08%
2005 54.24% -0.08%
2004 54.31% -0.08%
2003 54.39% -0.08%
2002 54.47% -0.08%
2001 54.55% -0.08%
2000 54.62% -0.08%
1999 54.70% -0.08%
1998 54.78% -0.08%
1997 54.86% -0.08%
1996 54.93% -0.08%
1995 55.01% -0.08%
1994 55.09% -0.08%
1993 55.16% -0.08%
1992 55.24% -0.08%
1991 55.32% 0.51%
1990 54.81% 0.51%