Burkina Faso: Male labor force participation

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 Burkina Faso

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 73.11
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 82.05
 Min - Max 72.57 - 88.9
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 82.05 percent with a minimum of 72.57 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 88.9 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2022 is 73.11 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
Burkina Faso - Male labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Burkina Faso - 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 8.36 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.18 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 5.17 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 5.18 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 8.47 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 65.55 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.25 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 58.27 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 73.11 2022 percent
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