For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 59.11 percent with a minimum of 56.87 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 61.92 percent in 2019.
The latest value from 2021 is 61.36 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.