Samoa: Male labor force participation

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 Samoa

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 67.32
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 67.15
 Min - Max 65.89 - 68.34
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Samoa during that period was 67.15 percent with a minimum of 65.89 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 68.34 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2023 is 67.32 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 70.48 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
Samoa - Male labor force participation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Samoa - Male labor force participation - historical chart - 1991-2023




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.08 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 10.04 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.79 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 6.28 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 19.39 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 54.48 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 37.67 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 41.40 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.32 2023 percent
 Self-employment 35.17 2022 percent
 Informal employment 37.30 2017 percent
 Labor cost 128.06 Q3/2023 index points
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