Sao Tome and Principe: Labor force participation

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

Sao Tome and Principe: Labor force participation rate

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1990 to 2016. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 57.64 percent with a minumum of 54.9 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 60.6 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.