Labour Force Participation Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Australia (%) monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2019

65.7

% Oct 2019

65.9

% Sep 2019

monthly

Feb 1978 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Brazil (%) monthly Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

62.1

% Sep 2019

62.1

% Aug 2019

monthly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-31
Canada (%) monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2019

65.6

% Oct 2019

65.7

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-08
China (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

68.2

% 2019

68.7

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
European Union (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

57.3

% 2019

57.4

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Germany (%) quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2019

55.9

% Sep 2019

55.9

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-18
Greece (%) monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2019

59.8

% Aug 2019

59.3

% Jul 2019

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-07
India (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

51.8

% 2019

51.9

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Indonesia (%) semiannually Feb 2005 - Aug 2019

67.5

% Aug 2019

69.3

% Feb 2019

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-05
Italy (%) quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2019

50.2

% Jun 2019

49.8

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-12
Japan (%) monthly Jan 1968 - Sep 2019

62.5

% Sep 2019

62.3

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 1968 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-06
Malaysia (%) monthly Jan 2015 - Sep 2019

68.7

% Sep 2019

68.6

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-11
Russia (%) monthly Aug 2009 - Jun 2019

67.9

% Jun 2019

67.6

% May 2019

monthly

Aug 2009 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-25
Singapore (%) yearly 1991 - 2018

67.7

% 2018

67.7

% 2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-24
South Africa (%) quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2019

59.9

% Sep 2019

59.8

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Turkey (%) monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2019

53.9

% Aug 2019

53.8

% Jul 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-15
United Kingdom (%) monthly Feb 1971 - Jul 2019

63.8

% Jul 2019

63.9

% Jun 2019

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jul 2019

Updated on 2019-10-15
United States (%) monthly Jan 1948 - Oct 2019

63.3

% Oct 2019

63.1

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-01

All countries/regions

Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (%) quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2019

60.6

% Jun 2019

59.7

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Algeria (%) yearly 2003 - 2018

41.7

% 2018

41.8

% 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Argentina (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

60.4

% 2019

60.5

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Armenia (%) quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

58.2

% Jun 2019

56.1

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-07
Australia (%) monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2019

65.7

% Oct 2019

65.9

% Sep 2019

monthly

Feb 1978 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Austria (%) quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

76.9

% Jun 2019

76.5

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Azerbaijan (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

66.1

% 2019

66.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Bahrain (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

73.3

% 2019

72.8

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Bangladesh (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

58.7

% 2019

58.7

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Belarus (%) yearly 1995 - 2018

87.1

% 2018

86.9

% 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-30
Belgium (%) quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2019

69.3

% Jun 2019

68.4

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Bolivia (%) yearly 1999 - 2017

62.4

% 2017

65.6

% 2016

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-10-02
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) yearly 2006 - 2018

42.1

% 2018

42.6

% 2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-24
Botswana (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

72.6

% 2019

72.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Brazil (%) monthly Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

62.1

% Sep 2019

62.1

% Aug 2019

monthly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-31
Brunei (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

64.9

% 2019

65.1

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Bulgaria (%) quarterly Jun 2000 - Sep 2019

57.4

% Sep 2019

57.0

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Cambodia (%) yearly 2007 - 2017

84.3

% 2017

84.0

% 2016

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-08
Canada (%) monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2019

65.6

% Oct 2019

65.7

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-08
Chile (%) monthly Mar 2009 - Sep 2019

59.4

% Sep 2019

59.2

% Aug 2019

monthly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-30
China (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

68.2

% 2019

68.7

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Colombia (%) quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2019

62.9

% Sep 2019

62.9

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-12
Croatia (%) quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019

50.7

% Jun 2019

51.0

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-11
Cyprus (%) quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2019

62.8

% Jun 2019

63.2

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-27
Czech Republic (%) quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2019

60.3

% Jun 2019

60.5

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-30
Denmark (%) yearly 2006 - 2018

77.1

% 2018

76.4

% 2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Ecuador (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

69.0

% 2019

69.1

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Egypt (%) yearly 2009 - 2018

43.3

% 2018

45.0

% 2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-02
Estonia (%) quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2019

63.7

% Sep 2019

63.5

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
European Union (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

57.3

% 2019

57.4

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Finland (%) monthly May 2004 - Sep 2019

66.2

% Sep 2019

67.1

% Aug 2019

monthly

May 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-22
Georgia (%) yearly 1998 - 2018

63.9

% 2018

65.8

% 2017

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-16
Germany (%) quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2019

55.9

% Sep 2019

55.9

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-18
Greece (%) monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2019

59.8

% Aug 2019

59.3

% Jul 2019

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-07
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) monthly Dec 1981 - Oct 2019

60.4

% Oct 2019

60.5

% Sep 2019

monthly

Dec 1981 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-18
Hungary (%) quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2019

63.1

% Sep 2019

62.9

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Iceland (%) monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2019

80.3

% Sep 2019

79.5

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-24
India (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

51.8

% 2019

51.9

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Indonesia (%) semiannually Feb 2005 - Aug 2019

67.5

% Aug 2019

69.3

% Feb 2019

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-05
Iran (%) quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2019

39.5

% Mar 2019

40.5

% Dec 2018

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-10-01
Israel (%) monthly Jan 2012 - Sep 2019

63.6

% Sep 2019

63.4

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-31
Italy (%) quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2019

50.2

% Jun 2019

49.8

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-12
Ivory Coast (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

57.3

% 2019

57.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Japan (%) monthly Jan 1968 - Sep 2019

62.5

% Sep 2019

62.3

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 1968 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-06
Jordan (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

39.2

% 2019

39.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Kazakhstan (%) quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2019

70.2

% Sep 2019

70.1

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-13
Kenya (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

66.3

% 2019

66.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Kosovo (%) yearly 2002 - 2018

40.9

% 2018

42.8

% 2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-30
Kuwait (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

73.8

% 2019

73.9

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Kyrgyzstan (%) yearly 1994 - 2018

59.8

% 2018

60.1

% 2017

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-14
Laos (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

78.3

% 2019

78.2

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Latvia (%) quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2019

69.9

% Sep 2019

69.0

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-15
Lebanon (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

47.3

% 2019

47.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Lithuania (%) quarterly Jun 1998 - Sep 2019

62.0

% Sep 2019

62.2

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-15
Luxembourg (%) yearly 2000 - 2018

54.7

% 2018

54.9

% 2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-20
Macau SAR, China (%) monthly Sep 1996 - Sep 2019

70.2

% Sep 2019

70.3

% Aug 2019

monthly

Sep 1996 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-09
Macedonia (%) quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

57.1

% Jun 2019

57.1

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-25
Malawi (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

77.4

% 2019

77.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Malaysia (%) monthly Jan 2015 - Sep 2019

68.7

% Sep 2019

68.6

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-11
Malta (%) quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2019

75.7

% Jun 2019

74.9

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Mauritius (%) quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

59.5

% Jun 2019

59.0

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Mexico (%) monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2019

60.1

% Sep 2019

60.4

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-22
Moldova (%) quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2019

43.4

% Jun 2019

41.3

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-30
Mongolia (%) quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2019

60.1

% Sep 2019

60.8

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-15
Montenegro (%) quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

57.8

% Jun 2019

55.2

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Morocco (%) quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2019

44.9

% Sep 2019

45.8

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-07
Myanmar (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

61.8

% 2019

62.0

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Nepal (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

82.9

% 2019

83.0

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Netherlands (%) monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2019

70.7

% Oct 2019

70.6

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-21
New Zealand (%) quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2019

70.0

% Sep 2019

69.9

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-05
Nigeria (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

55.2

% 2019

55.2

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Norway (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

63.4

% 2019

63.5

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Oman (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

72.2

% 2019

71.6

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Pakistan (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

53.4

% 2019

53.3

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Panama (%) yearly 2003 - 2018

65.4

% 2018

64.0

% 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-02
Peru (%) yearly 2001 - 2018

72.3

% 2018

72.4

% 2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-14
Philippines (%) quarterly Jul 2003 - Jul 2019

62.1

% Jul 2019

61.4

% Apr 2019

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Poland (%) quarterly Dec 1998 - Jun 2019

56.2

% Jun 2019

55.9

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-27
Portugal (%) quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019

59.2

% Jun 2019

59.1

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-30
Qatar (%) yearly 2006 - 2018

88.3

% 2018

88.4

% 2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Romania (%) quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2019

55.8

% Jun 2019

53.9

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-11-07
Russia (%) monthly Aug 2009 - Jun 2019

67.9

% Jun 2019

67.6

% May 2019

monthly

Aug 2009 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-25
Saudi Arabia (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

56.8

% 2019

56.5

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Serbia (%) quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2019

54.8

% Jun 2019

53.9

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-03
Singapore (%) yearly 1991 - 2018

67.7

% 2018

67.7

% 2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-24
Slovakia (%) quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2019

59.3

% Jun 2019

59.8

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-25
Slovenia (%) quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

58.5

% Jun 2019

58.2

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-09-25
South Africa (%) quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2019

59.9

% Sep 2019

59.8

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
South Korea (%) monthly Jun 1999 - Oct 2019

63.6

% Oct 2019

63.5

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-12
Spain (%) quarterly Sep 1976 - Sep 2019

58.7

% Sep 2019

58.7

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-24
Sri Lanka (%) quarterly Jun 2012 - Jun 2019

52.6

% Jun 2019

52.6

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-01
Sudan (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

47.1

% 2019

47.1

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Sweden (%) monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2019

72.7

% Oct 2019

73.2

% Sep 2019

monthly

Apr 2005 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Switzerland (%) quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2019

68.1

% Sep 2019

68.4

% Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Syria (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

40.8

% 2019

41.1

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Taiwan (%) monthly Jan 1978 - Sep 2019

59.2

% Sep 2019

59.4

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 1978 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-22
Tajikistan (%) yearly 1990 - 2017

46.2

% 2017

46.7

% 2016

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Thailand (%) monthly Jan 2013 - Oct 2019

66.1

% Oct 2019

66.6

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-01
Tunisia (%) yearly 1999 - 2014

46.6

% 2014

47.8

% 2012

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2019-09-30
Turkey (%) monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2019

53.9

% Aug 2019

53.8

% Jul 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2019

Updated on 2019-11-15
Ukraine (%) quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2019

63.6

% Jun 2019

62.8

% Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-03
United Arab Emirates (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

82.9

% 2019

83.0

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
United Kingdom (%) monthly Feb 1971 - Jul 2019

63.8

% Jul 2019

63.9

% Jun 2019

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jul 2019

Updated on 2019-10-15
United States (%) monthly Jan 1948 - Oct 2019

63.3

% Oct 2019

63.1

% Sep 2019

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2019

Updated on 2019-11-01
Uruguay (%) monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2019

62.0

% Sep 2019

62.2

% Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-11-07
Venezuela (%) monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

67.9

% Dec 2018

67.3

% Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Vietnam (%) quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

76.5

% Jun 2018

76.7

% Mar 2018

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2019-09-24
Yemen (%) yearly 2004 - 2010

41.8

% 2010

42.2

% 2009

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2018-09-26