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Male labor force participation rate, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 9 countries was 69.46 percent. The highest value was in the Solomon Islands: 85.38 percent and the lowest value was in Papua New Guinea: 47.7 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 Male labor force participation, 2021 Global rank Available data
Solomon Isl. 85.38 1 1990 - 2022
Vanuatu 77.79 2 1990 - 2022
New Zealand 75.61 3 1990 - 2022
Fiji 75.09 4 1990 - 2022
Australia 70.62 5 1990 - 2022
Samoa 66.24 6 1990 - 2022
Tonga 65.13 7 1990 - 2022
N. Caledonia 61.55 8 1990 - 2022
Papua N.G. 47.7 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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