Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 63.6 % in Dec 2021, compared with 63.8 % in the previous year.
  • Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 66.5 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 67.9 % in Dec 2001 and a record low of 62.7 % in Dec 2017.
  • Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Brunei Population reached 0.4 million people in Dec 2020.
  • Unemployment Rate of Brunei dropped to 7.6 % in Dec 2021.

View Brunei's Labour Force Participation Rate from 1990 to 2021 in the chart:

Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Brunei's Labour Force Participation Rate in 2021?

Brunei Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 63.6 % in Dec 2021, compared with 63.8 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
63.6 2021 63.8 2020 62.7 2017 67.9 2001 % yearly 1990 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 58.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 67.0 May 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2022
Austria (%) 77.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 47.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.4 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Apr 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 55.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 65.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Chile (%) 59.7 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Apr 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Croatia (%) 51.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 64.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 64.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 41.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 69.6 May 2022 monthly May 2004 - May 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 59.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.1 May 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - May 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 78.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Apr 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.9 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 May 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 60.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) 40.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 44.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 54.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
New Zealand (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Norway (%) 66.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 50.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 45.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 63.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 61.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2016 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 55.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 56.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 49.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 75.1 May 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -19.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,336.283 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 249.454 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 2.1 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BND bn) 6.229 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BND bn) 0.473 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BND bn) 4.712 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax: Excise Duty Car (BND mn) 46.906 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Government Revenue: Total (BND mn) 2,030.700 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax (BND mn) 340.873 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Government Expenditure: Total (BND mn) 5,223.180 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.274 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 272.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,101.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 128.9 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,019.549 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,229.019 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 254.283 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 829.3 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 59.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,998.323 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,806.926 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.203 Mar 2022 monthly May 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 12.364 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 239.723 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 73.960 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Exports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 1,072.005 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 823.943 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (BND mn) 39.467 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Exports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 16.353 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 102.187 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods (BND mn) 40.099 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Food (BND mn) 63.297 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Exports: Korea (BND mn) 37.111 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: Thailand (BND mn) 53.100 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2013 - Jan 2022
Exports: Japan (BND mn) 367.500 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: Thailand (BND mn) 10.600 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: Singapore (BND mn) 46.200 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: USA (BND mn) 16.700 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: Malaysia (BND mn) 116.500 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: China (BND mn) 99.900 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.668 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
BN: BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: USD mn (USD mn) 513.713 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Brunei (USD mn) 565.542 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BN: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 0.870 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 164.999 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,359.850 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,645.898 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,181.1 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 259.110 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 12,303.597 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,299.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -12.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,049.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,580.588 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.34 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.27 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: Currency in Circulation (BND mn) 1,439.960 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
CB: NPL Ratio (%) 3.350 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2021 - Mar 2022
Commercial Banks (CB): Non Performing Loans (NPL) (BND mn) 213.416 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2021 - Mar 2022

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