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Male labor force participation rate, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 72.54 percent. The highest value was in Paraguay: 84.08 percent and the lowest value was in Guyana: 61.29 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
Paraguay 84.08 1 -
Peru 79.25 2 -
Bolivia 78.64 3 -
Ecuador 78.07 4 -
Colombia 77.55 5 -
Brazil 72.39 6 -
Argentina 70.87 7 -
Uruguay 70.48 8 -
Chile 68.33 9 -
Venezuela 64.92 10 -
Suriname 64.6 11 -
Guyana 61.29 12 -



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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