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Male labor force participation rate, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 18 countries was 72.39 percent. The highest value was in Qatar: 96.38 percent and the lowest value was in Djibouti: 44.77 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
Qatar 96.38 1 1990 - 2022
UA Emirates 92.02 2 1990 - 2022
Bahrain 85.93 3 1990 - 2022
Oman 84.76 4 1990 - 2022
Kuwait 84.53 5 1990 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 79.92 6 1990 - 2022
Syria 71.72 7 1990 - 2022
Yemen 69.93 8 1990 - 2022
Morocco 69.84 9 1990 - 2022
Iraq 69.17 10 1990 - 2022
Iran 68.65 11 1990 - 2022
Egypt 67.71 12 1990 - 2022
Lebanon 66.08 13 1990 - 2022
Tunisia 65.81 14 1990 - 2022
Algeria 63.39 15 1990 - 2022
Jordan 62.46 16 1990 - 2022
Libya 59.99 17 1990 - 2022
Djibouti 44.77 18 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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