Lesotho: Male labor force participation

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 Lesotho

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 71.57
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 76.6
 Min - Max 71.38 - 82.71
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 76.6 percent with a minimum of 71.38 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 82.71 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 71.57 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
Lesotho - Male labor force participation - recent values

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Lesotho - 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 0.98 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 18.04 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 20.38 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 16.09 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 26.66 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 64.33 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.52 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 57.39 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.57 2022 percent
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