Vietnam: Male labor force participation

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 Vietnam

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 77.80
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 79.07
 Min - Max 75.50 - 82.21
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 79.07 percent with a minimum of 75.5 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 82.21 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 77.8 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
Vietnam - Male labor force participation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Vietnam - 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 56.15 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 1.54 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 1.53 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 1.76 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.33 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 73.00 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.30 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 68.48 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 77.80 2023 percent
 Self-employment 53.79 2022 percent
 Informal employment 67.00 2020 percent
 Employment 51.32 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 2.30 Q3/2023 percent
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