For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 62.72 percent with a minimum of 57.28 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 65.73 percent in 2005.
The latest value from 2021 is 58.41 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 181
countries is 60.10 percent.
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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.