Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2022 was 44.93%, a 0.13% increase from 2021.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2021 was 44.80%, a 2.06% increase from 2020.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2020 was 42.73%, a 4.75% decline from 2019.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2019 was 47.48%, a 0.24% decline 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%
Uruguay Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 44.93% 0.13%
2021 44.80% 2.06%
2020 42.73% -4.75%
2019 47.48% -0.24%
2018 47.72% -0.28%
2017 48.00% -1.43%
2016 49.43% -1.17%
2015 50.60% -2.44%
2014 53.04% -0.30%
2013 53.34% -0.05%
2012 53.38% -1.20%
2011 54.58% 0.98%
2010 53.60% -0.49%
2009 54.09% 0.23%
2008 53.86% -1.15%
2007 55.02% 1.64%
2006 53.38% 0.33%
2005 53.05% 0.37%
2004 52.68% 0.19%
2003 52.49% -2.62%
2002 55.11% -4.41%
2001 59.53% 1.56%
2000 57.97% 0.45%
1999 57.52% -2.04%
1998 59.56% 1.07%
1997 58.49% 1.08%
1996 57.41% -0.97%
1995 58.38% 0.83%
1994 57.55% 3.43%
1993 54.12% -0.12%
1992 54.24% 0.37%
1991 53.87% -0.05%
1990 53.92% -0.05%