Sri Lanka: Labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2014. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 56.2 percent with a minumum of 54.7 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 59.4 percent in 1998.
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. Labor force participation rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Sri Lanka Labor force participation and other indicators with the country comparator. See a broad overview of the Sri Lanka economy with several key indicators in one place.
World Bank 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.