Botswana: Male labor force participation

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 Botswana

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 70.16
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 68.95
 Min - Max 65.89 - 74.24
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Botswana during that period was 68.95 percent with a minimum of 65.89 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 74.24 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 70.16 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 70.00 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
Botswana - Male labor force participation - recent values

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Botswana - Male labor force participation - historical chart - 1990-2022




The male labor force participation rate is the percent of the male population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.
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 1.15 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 20.68 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 22.76 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 18.82 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 37.85 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 64.96 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.33 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 60.01 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.16 2022 percent
 Employment 0.42 Q3/2018 million employed people
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