Sri Lanka: Male labor force participation
(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sri Lanka: Male labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2018. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 76.24 percent with a minumum of 72.17 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 79.32 percent in 1990. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.