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Labor force participation rate, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 19 countries was 62.57 percent. The highest value was in the Bahamas: 72.25 percent and the lowest value was in Puerto Rico: 40.94 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
Bahamas 72.25 1 1990 - 2022
Saint Lucia 69.49 2 1990 - 2022
Jamaica 69.39 3 1990 - 2022
Nicaragua 66.05 4 1990 - 2022
Panama 65.98 5 1990 - 2022
Haiti 65.58 6 1990 - 2022
Canada 64.95 7 1990 - 2022
Belize 64.88 8 1990 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 64.48 9 1990 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 64.19 10 1990 - 2022
Honduras 63.24 11 1990 - 2022
USA 61.89 12 1990 - 2022
Costa Rica 61.39 13 1990 - 2022
Mexico 60.98 14 1990 - 2022
Barbados 60.97 15 1990 - 2022
El Salvador 58.87 16 1990 - 2022
Guatemala 58.67 17 1990 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 54.71 18 1990 - 2022
Puerto Rico 40.94 19 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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