Zimbabwe 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.
  • Zimbabwe labor force participation rate for 2022 was 49.75%, a 0.48% increase from 2021.
  • Zimbabwe labor force participation rate for 2021 was 49.27%, a 0.32% decline from 2020.
  • Zimbabwe labor force participation rate for 2020 was 49.59%, a 0.48% decline from 2019.
  • Zimbabwe labor force participation rate for 2019 was 50.06%, a 0.41% 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%
Zimbabwe Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 49.75% 0.48%
2021 49.27% -0.32%
2020 49.59% -0.48%
2019 50.06% -0.41%
2018 50.47% -0.32%
2017 50.79% -0.11%
2016 50.90% 0.19%
2015 50.71% 0.21%
2014 50.51% 0.33%
2013 50.18% 0.38%
2012 49.80% 0.37%
2011 49.43% 0.29%
2010 49.14% 0.34%
2009 48.80% 0.24%
2008 48.56% 0.11%
2007 48.45% -0.04%
2006 48.49% -0.22%
2005 48.71% -0.05%
2004 48.76% -0.21%
2003 48.97% -0.32%
2002 49.28% -0.32%
2001 49.61% -0.29%
2000 49.89% -0.62%
1999 50.51% -0.50%
1998 51.01% -0.41%
1997 51.42% -0.44%
1996 51.85% -0.55%
1995 52.40% -0.84%
1994 53.25% -0.87%
1993 54.12% -0.82%
1992 54.93% -0.62%
1991 55.55% -0.33%
1990 55.88% -0.33%