Greece: Labor force participation

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 Greece

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 51.65
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 51.88
 Min - Max 49.15 - 53.45
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Greece from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Greece during that period was 51.88 percent with a minimum of 49.15 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 53.45 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2022 is 51.65 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 60.54 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
Greece - Labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Greece - Labor force participation - historical chart - 1990-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 4.64 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.16 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 16.03 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 9.04 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 30.05 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 51.65 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 44.68 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 44.85 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 58.86 2022 percent
 Employment 4.25 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 9.50 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 120.50 Q3/2023 index points
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