For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Italy from 1990 to 2019. The average value for Italy during that period was 48.51 percent with a minimum of 47.33 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 50.59 percent in 1991.
The latest value from 2019 is 48.68 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 62.28 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.