Oman: Labor force participation

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 Oman

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 67.18
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 60.75
 Min - Max 55.22 - 70.53
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Oman from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Oman during that period was 60.75 percent with a minimum of 55.22 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 70.53 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2022 is 67.18 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
Oman - Labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Oman - 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 2.24 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 2.33 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 8.74 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 1.02 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 7.47 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 67.18 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 16.88 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 31.96 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 86.53 2022 percent
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