For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1990 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 59.04 percent with a minimum of 57.59 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 60.83 percent in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 60.81 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 182
countries is 62.40 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.