Yemen: Labor force participation

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 Yemen

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 38.34
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 41.23
 Min - Max 36.56 - 45.99
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Yemen during that period was 41.23 percent with a minimum of 36.56 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 45.99 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2022 is 38.34 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 60.54 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Yemen - Labor force participation - recent values

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Yemen - Labor force participation - historical chart - 1990-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 7.82 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 13.59 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 26.30 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 12.48 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 25.64 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 38.34 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 8.07 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 6.20 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.38 2022 percent
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