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Articles on the world economy:
Australia: Labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Australia from 1990 to 2018. The average value for Australia during that period was 64.21 percent with a minumum of 62.57 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 65.62 percent in 2008. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.