Turkey: Labor force participation

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 Turkey

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 52.55
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 50.91
 Min - Max 45.52 - 57
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkey from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Turkey during that period was 50.91 percent with a minimum of 45.52 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 57 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2022 is 52.55 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
Turkey - Labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Turkey - 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 34.28 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 10.03 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 12.72 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 8.73 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 18.98 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 52.55 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 32.67 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 34.17 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.12 2022 percent
 Employment 32.19 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.90 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 127.60 Q3/2023 index points
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