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Labor force participation rate, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 9 countries was 61.99 percent. The highest value was in the Solomon Islands: 83.64 percent and the lowest value was in Papua New Guinea: 47.07 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Labor force participation, 2022 Global rank Available data
Solomon Isl. 83.64 1 1990 - 2022
New Zealand 70.94 2 1990 - 2022
Vanuatu 69.12 3 1990 - 2022
Australia 66.39 4 1990 - 2022
N. Caledonia 56.92 5 1990 - 2022
Fiji 56.69 6 1990 - 2022
Samoa 53.8 7 1990 - 2022
Tonga 53.32 8 1990 - 2022
Papua N.G. 47.07 9 1990 - 2022



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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