Labour Force (Total) reached 51.8 mil in 2018 in Ethiopia. This is 3.49 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, Labour Force (Total) in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 51.8 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 20.1 mil in 1990. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, Labour Force (Total) in Kenya amounted to 20.2 mil, 3.78 mil in Somalia and 11.7 mil in Sudan in 2018.
Ethiopia has been ranked 15th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of Labour Force (Total), 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The labour force is all people aged 15 years and older who supply labour for the production of goods and services during a specified period.