Labour Force Participation Rate

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

65.9

Mar 2019

66.1

Feb 2019

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Feb 2018

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Brazil

61.7

Mar 2019

61.6

Feb 2019

60.8

Jan 2015

61.9

Nov 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Canada

65.5

Apr 2019

65.1

Mar 2019

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
China

68.7

2018

69.2

2017

68.7

2018

79.1

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
European Union

57.4

2018

57.6

2017

56.2

1997

57.7

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
France

72.3

Dec 2018

72.3

Sep 2018

69.5

Jun 2006

72.3

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Germany

56.0

Dec 2018

55.8

Sep 2018

53.7

Mar 2007

56.0

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Greece

59.0

Feb 2019

59.2

Jan 2019

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-09
India

51.9

2018

52.0

2017

51.9

2018

58.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Indonesia

69.3

Feb 2019

67.3

Aug 2018

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-06
Italy

50.0

Dec 2018

49.5

Sep 2018

47.6

Sep 2010

51.2

Sep 1987

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-16
Japan

61.9

Mar 2019

61.4

Feb 2019

58.5

Dec 2012

67.9

Jun 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1968 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Malaysia

68.5

Mar 2019

68.5

Feb 2019

67.6

Dec 2016

68.6

Jan 2019

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Russia

69.0

Dec 2018

69.0

Nov 2018

66.8

Feb 2010

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Singapore

67.7

2018

67.7

2017

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
South Africa

58.8

Mar 2019

59.4

Dec 2018

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Turkey

52.5

Feb 2019

52.2

Jan 2019

42.4

Feb 2006

54.3

Aug 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
United Kingdom

63.9

Feb 2019

64.0

Jan 2019

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
United States

62.7

Apr 2019

63.0

Mar 2019

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03

All countries/regions

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

59.6

Dec 2018

59.4

Sep 2018

50.8

Mar 2014

59.6

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Algeria

41.7

2018

41.8

2017

39.8

2003

43.2

2013

%

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Argentina

60.5

2018

60.6

2017

59.0

1990

62.4

1998

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Armenia

62.2

Dec 2018

65.7

Sep 2018

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-30
Australia

65.9

Mar 2019

66.1

Feb 2019

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Feb 2018

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Austria

76.9

Dec 2018

77.7

Sep 2018

69.4

Mar 2004

77.7

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Azerbaijan

66.3

2018

66.6

2017

60.5

1990

66.6

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Bahrain

72.8

2018

72.4

2017

64.5

1991

72.8

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Bangladesh

58.7

2018

58.7

2017

56.4

2016

58.7

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Belarus

86.9

2017

86.1

2016

76.1

2004

86.9

2017

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Belgium

69.2

Dec 2018

69.2

Sep 2018

63.6

Jun 2001

69.2

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bolivia

62.4

2017

65.6

2016

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bosnia and Herzegovina

42.1

2018

42.6

2017

42.1

2018

44.6

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Botswana

72.3

2018

72.0

2017

59.0

2000

72.3

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Brazil

61.7

Mar 2019

61.6

Feb 2019

60.8

Jan 2015

61.9

Nov 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Brunei

65.1

2018

65.4

2017

65.1

1990

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Bulgaria

55.5

Mar 2019

55.0

Dec 2018

47.5

Dec 2000

56.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Cambodia

84.3

2017

84.0

2016

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Canada

65.5

Apr 2019

65.1

Mar 2019

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Chile

59.5

Mar 2019

59.4

Feb 2019

56.1

Jul 2009

60.4

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
China

68.7

2018

69.2

2017

68.7

2018

79.1

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Colombia

63.5

Mar 2019

64.4

Dec 2018

57.5

Dec 2006

65.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Croatia

51.0

Dec 2018

51.6

Sep 2018

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-10
Cyprus

62.5

Dec 2018

63.1

Sep 2018

60.3

Mar 2016

64.7

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Czech Republic

60.8

Dec 2018

60.7

Sep 2018

58.1

Mar 2012

60.8

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Denmark

76.4

2017

75.5

2016

74.7

2014

79.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-19
Ecuador

69.1

2018

69.2

2017

64.1

2014

69.4

2006

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Egypt

31.0

2017

31.8

2016

27.3

1989

33.4

2010

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Estonia

62.7

Mar 2019

64.0

Dec 2018

56.9

Jun 2002

64.0

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
European Union

57.4

2018

57.6

2017

56.2

1997

57.7

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Finland

66.1

Mar 2019

65.5

Feb 2019

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-24
France

72.3

Dec 2018

72.3

Sep 2018

69.5

Jun 2006

72.3

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Georgia

63.9

2018

65.8

2017

60.3

2007

66.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Germany

56.0

Dec 2018

55.8

Sep 2018

53.7

Mar 2007

56.0

Dec 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Greece

59.0

Feb 2019

59.2

Jan 2019

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-09
Hong Kong SAR

60.7

Mar 2019

60.7

Feb 2019

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Hungary

62.8

Mar 2019

62.6

Dec 2018

51.0

Jun 1998

62.8

Mar 2019

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Iceland

81.8

Mar 2019

79.0

Feb 2019

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
India

51.9

2018

52.0

2017

51.9

2018

58.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Indonesia

69.3

Feb 2019

67.3

Aug 2018

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-06
Iran

40.5

Dec 2018

40.9

Sep 2018

35.4

Mar 2014

42.6

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Israel

63.8

Mar 2019

64.1

Feb 2019

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Italy

50.0

Dec 2018

49.5

Sep 2018

47.6

Sep 2010

51.2

Sep 1987

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-16
Ivory Coast

57.3

2018

57.3

2017

57.3

2018

67.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Japan

61.9

Mar 2019

61.4

Feb 2019

58.5

Dec 2012

67.9

Jun 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1968 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Jordan

39.3

2018

39.4

2017

39.3

2013

42.6

2009

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Kazakhstan

69.9

Mar 2019

70.4

Dec 2018

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-13
Kenya

66.3

2018

66.3

2017

64.8

2005

72.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Kosovo

40.9

2018

42.8

2017

36.9

2012

52.8

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Kuwait

73.9

2018

74.1

2017

65.6

1990

75.0

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Kyrgyzstan

60.1

2017

61.5

2016

60.1

2017

76.2

1996

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Laos

78.2

2018

78.1

2017

78.0

2011

81.2

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Latvia

69.4

Dec 2018

70.2

Sep 2018

59.9

Mar 2002

70.2

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Lebanon

47.3

2018

47.2

2017

43.5

1996

47.3

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Lithuania

61.6

Dec 2018

62.6

Sep 2018

54.7

Dec 2006

62.6

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-10
Luxembourg

54.8

2017

54.6

2016

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-20
Macau SAR

70.4

Mar 2019

70.8

Feb 2019

60.8

Sep 2003

74.4

Dec 2014

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Macedonia

56.9

Dec 2018

57.0

Sep 2018

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Malawi

77.3

2018

77.2

2017

77.1

2005

77.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Malaysia

68.5

Mar 2019

68.5

Feb 2019

67.6

Dec 2016

68.6

Jan 2019

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Malta

75.0

Dec 2018

75.6

Sep 2018

57.2

Dec 2006

75.6

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Mauritius

59.6

Dec 2018

58.2

Sep 2018

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Mexico

60.0

Mar 2019

59.2

Feb 2019

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-23
Moldova

40.2

Dec 2018

47.2

Sep 2018

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Mongolia

61.9

Dec 2018

61.3

Sep 2018

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Montenegro

56.6

Dec 2018

57.6

Sep 2018

47.1

Mar 2011

57.6

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Morocco

46.2

Mar 2019

46.2

Dec 2018

45.0

Sep 2018

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Myanmar

62.0

2018

62.3

2017

62.0

2018

74.1

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-26
Nepal

83.0

2018

83.0

2017

82.9

2010

86.2

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Netherlands

70.0

Mar 2019

69.9

Feb 2019

62.1

Jan 2005

70.5

Aug 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
New Zealand

70.8

Mar 2019

70.5

Dec 2018

62.6

Sep 1992

71.3

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Nigeria

55.2

2018

55.2

2017

54.7

2004

55.9

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Norway

63.5

2018

63.6

2017

61.5

1993

67.4

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Oman

71.6

2018

71.0

2017

54.8

2001

71.6

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Pakistan

53.3

2018

53.2

2017

49.2

1995

53.3

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Panama

65.4

2018

64.0

2017

61.9

2011

65.4

2018

%

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Peru

72.4

2017

72.2

2016

69.2

2001

74.1

2010

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-19
Philippines

60.2

Jan 2019

60.6

Oct 2018

60.1

Jul 2018

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jan 2019

Updated on 2019-03-29
Poland

56.1

Dec 2018

56.8

Sep 2018

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Portugal

59.1

Mar 2019

59.1

Dec 2018

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-08
Qatar

88.4

2017

89.1

2016

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Romania

54.4

Dec 2018

56.0

Sep 2018

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-10
Russia

69.0

Dec 2018

69.0

Nov 2018

66.8

Feb 2010

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Saudi Arabia

56.5

2018

56.3

2017

48.8

1999

56.5

2018

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Serbia

54.4

Dec 2018

55.5

Sep 2018

50.8

Mar 2015

55.5

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Singapore

67.7

2018

67.7

2017

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Slovakia

60.0

Dec 2018

60.0

Sep 2018

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Slovenia

58.6

Dec 2018

59.3

Sep 2018

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
South Africa

58.8

Mar 2019

59.4

Dec 2018

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
South Korea

63.6

Apr 2019

63.1

Mar 2019

59.2

Jan 2011

63.9

May 2018

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Spain

58.4

Mar 2019

58.6

Dec 2018

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Sri Lanka

52.2

Dec 2018

51.8

Sep 2018

51.1

Jun 2018

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Sudan

47.1

2018

47.2

2017

47.1

2018

51.7

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Sweden

73.2

Mar 2019

72.7

Feb 2019

69.3

Jan 2012

75.3

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Switzerland

68.7

Dec 2018

68.5

Sep 2018

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Syria

41.1

2018

41.5

2017

41.1

2018

54.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Taiwan

59.1

Mar 2019

59.1

Feb 2019

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-22
Tajikistan

46.2

2017

46.7

2016

46.2

2017

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Thailand

67.3

Apr 2019

68.2

Mar 2019

66.4

Oct 2017

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Tunisia

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

45.2

2000

47.8

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Turkey

52.5

Feb 2019

52.2

Jan 2019

42.4

Feb 2006

54.3

Aug 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Ukraine

62.4

Dec 2018

63.2

Sep 2018

61.2

Mar 2005

65.3

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
United Arab Emirates

83.0

2018

83.3

2017

72.9

1990

84.1

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
United Kingdom

63.9

Feb 2019

64.0

Jan 2019

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
United States

62.7

Apr 2019

63.0

Mar 2019

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Uruguay

62.3

Feb 2019

62.9

Jan 2019

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-12
Venezuela

62.7

Apr 2016

62.8

Mar 2016

62.6

Dec 2015

70.6

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Vietnam

76.5

Jun 2018

76.7

Mar 2018

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Yemen

41.8

2010

42.2

2009

39.2

2004

44.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2018-09-26