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Male labor force participation rate, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 10 countries was 74.74 percent. The highest value was in Cambodia: 82.2 percent and the lowest value was in Laos: 62.43 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
Cambodia 82.2 1 1990 - 2022
Indonesia 79.69 2 1990 - 2022
Malaysia 78.16 3 1990 - 2022
Vietnam 77.85 4 1990 - 2022
Singapore 77.63 5 1990 - 2022
Thailand 75.24 6 1990 - 2022
India 72.7 7 1990 - 2022
Brunei 72.36 8 1990 - 2022
Philippines 69.14 9 1990 - 2022
Laos 62.43 10 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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