United Kingdom: Labor force participation rate, 1990 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1990 to 2020. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 61.82 percent with a minimum of 60.82 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 62.97 percent in 2019.
The latest value from 2020 is 62.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181
countries is 60.32 percent.
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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.