Labor Force Participation Rate of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Updated on May 15, 2023.

According to the World Bank, the male Labor Force Participation Rate of Democratic Republic of the Congo was 69.49% in 2022 (a difference of +0.56 compared to 2021); and the female Labor Force Participation Rate of Democratic Republic of the Congo was 63.08% in 2022 (a difference of +0.37 compared to 2021).

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore the values for each year between 1990-2022.

The World Bank defines Labor Force Participation Rate as "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" .

See also: Labor Force of Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Data Source: World Bank.
Labor Force Participation Rate of Democratic Republic of the Congo (%)
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Labor Force Participation Rate of Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Year Male Labor Force Participation Rate (%) Female Labor Force Participation Rate (%)
1990 73.21 71.44
1991 73.34 71.40
1992 73.45 71.36
1993 73.53 71.33
1994 73.56 71.32
1995 73.51 71.34
1996 73.64 71.30
1997 73.69 71.28
1998 73.68 71.29
1999 73.65 71.30
2000 73.61 71.31
2001 73.70 71.28
2002 73.76 71.26
2003 73.80 71.25
2004 73.83 71.24
2005 73.84 71.23
2006 73.28 70.05
2007 72.70 68.85
2008 72.12 67.62
2009 71.53 66.36
2010 70.94 65.09
2011 70.33 63.79
2012 69.72 62.47
2013 69.76 62.45
2014 69.75 62.45
2015 69.72 62.46
2016 69.72 62.46
2017 69.66 62.48
2018 69.56 62.51
2019 69.42 62.56
2020 68.76 61.97
2021 69.12 62.52
2022 69.49 63.08