* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Labor force participation rate, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 182 countries was 62.38 percent.The highest value was in Qatar: 86.82 percent and the lowest value was in Yemen: 38 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Labor force participation in the European union
Labor force participation in Europe
Labor force participation in Asia
Labor force participation in Africa
Labor force participation in North America
Labor force participation in South America
Labor force participation in Australia


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