Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 54.7 % in Dec 2021, compared with 56.7 % in the previous year.
  • Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 67.2 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 71.4 % in Dec 1991 and a record low of 54.7 % in Dec 2021.
  • Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Myanmar Population reached 54.4 million people in Dec 2020.
  • Unemployment Rate of Myanmar increased to 1.8 % in Dec 2020.

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

Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate

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

Myanmar Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 54.7 % in Dec 2021, compared with 56.7 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
54.7 2021 56.7 2020 54.7 2021 71.4 1991 % yearly 1990 - 2021

Labour Force Participation Rate by Country Comparison

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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 (%) 56.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 66.8 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Jun 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 (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Jun 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 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2022
Chile (%) 59.7 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 64.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 66.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 71.1 Jun 2022 monthly May 2004 - Jun 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 (%) 60.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.3 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 82.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Jun 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 63.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Jun 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 (%) 64.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 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 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 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 (%) 45.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 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 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (%) 70.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 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 (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2016 - Mar 2022
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 (%) 58.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 51.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
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 (%) -3.0 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,088.942 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 398.880 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2012 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 4.5 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MMK bn) 43,093.894 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MMK bn) 137,163.783 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MMK bn) 33,639.169 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Budget: Government Deficit/Surplus (MMK mn) -3,006,801.474 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: TR: Tax on Income and Profit (MMK mn) 696,399.952 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Expense (EX) (MMK mn) 6,057,502.535 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Revenue (MMK mn) 5,507,556.170 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Net Capital Expenditure (NEX) (MMK mn) 2,381,046.578 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: TR: PPC: Specific Goods Tax (MMK mn) 207,289.896 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Total Expenditure (MMK mn) 9,229,180.189 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: TR: PPC: Excise duty (MMK mn) 575.900 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Total Revenue (MMK mn) 6,222,378.715 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Net Borrowing/ Net Lending (MMK mn) -2,930,992.943 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2021
Budget: Revenue (MMK mn) 19,596,451.210 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Net Capital Expenditure (NEX) (MMK mn) 7,137,553.663 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: TR: PPC: Excise duty (MMK mn) 1,289.719 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Net Borrowing/ Net Lending (MMK mn) -12,221,500.157 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: TR: PPC: Specific Goods Tax (MMK mn) 1,266,688.523 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Total Revenue (MMK mn) 23,683,294.904 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Expense (EX) (MMK mn) 24,680,397.704 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Government Deficit/Surplus (MMK mn) -9,310,017.176 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: TR: Tax on Income and Profit (MMK mn) 1,966,501.113 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
Budget: Total Expenditure (MMK mn) 32,993,312.080 2021 yearly 2018 - 2021
State Budget: Expenditure (MMK mn) 24,745,134.200 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
State Budget: Surplus of Deficit (MMK mn) -3,200,603.400 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
State Budget: Revenue (MMK mn) 21,544,530.800 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.879 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 64.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,630.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 23.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2011 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 46,076.188 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 105.222 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1.920 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,565.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 39.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2011 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 472,601.912 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 66,425.763 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 76.550 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 11.540 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 371.850 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 449.810 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Re Exports (USD mn) 558.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Imports: Fabric of Artificial & Synthetics Fabric (USD mn) 129.900 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Apr 2022
Imports: Machinery Non-Electric & Transport Equipment (USD mn) 99.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Apr 2022
Exports: Teak Log (USD mn) 0.400 Mar 2015 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Exports: Fish & Fish Products (USD mn) 33.400 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Apr 2022
Exports: Gas (USD mn) 290.300 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 2010 - Mar 2022
Exports: Sesamum Seeds (USD mn) 7.500 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Apr 2022
Exports: Matpe (USD mn) 62.800 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Imports: Plastic (USD mn) 67.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Imports: Refined Mineral Oil (USD mn) 177.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Apr 2022
Imports: Edible Vegetable Oil & Other Hydrogenated Oils (USD mn) 91.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 409.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 13,348.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 67.9 2020 yearly 1973 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.960 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -35,240.992 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Payments (USD mn) 481.533 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 460.185 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Payments (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Exports (f.o.b) (USD mn) 1,903.361 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Net (USD mn) -373.308 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Payments (USD mn) 128.637 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) 550.549 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Imports (f.o.b) (USD mn) 2,563.024 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 254.614 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -624.669 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Assets (USD mn) 317.240 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Receipts (USD mn) 558.286 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (USD mn) 331.549 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 215.847 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Net (USD mn) 76.753 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Payments (USD mn) 627.921 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Net (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (USD mn) -233.308 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: of which: Direct Investment (MMK mn) 3,260,156.400 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investment (OI) (MMK mn) 1,602,253.800 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
BoP: Receipts: Current Account (CA) (MMK mn) 32,368,045.100 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
BoP: Net: CA: Secondary Income (SI) (MMK mn) 3,810,481.600 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
BoP: Receipts: CA: Services (MMK mn) 9,705,091.100 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (MMK mn) -4,173,223.700 2019 yearly 2019 - 2019
FDI: PE: Value: Hong Kong (USD mn) 8.470 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Feb 2022
FDI: PE: Value: Manufacturing (USD mn) 6.000 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Apr 2022
FDI: PE: Value: Mining (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Dec 2021
FDI: PE: Value: South Korea (USD mn) 17.980 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2022
FDI: PE: Value: Oil & Gas (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Dec 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Singapore (USD mn) 2.010 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Feb 2022
FDI: PE: Value: Power (USD mn) 17.380 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Jan 2022
FDI: PE: Value: Japan (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Dec 2021
FDI: PE: Value (USD mn) 116.350 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2022
FDI: PE: Value: China (USD mn) 2.790 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Apr 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 21,457.999 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 56,858.041 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Jul 2022 monthly May 2011 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,704.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1950 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 395.190 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1950 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 63,337.729 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,836.4 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.73 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Reserve Requirement Rate: MMK (%) 5.000 Jul 2022 monthly May 2011 - Jul 2022
Money Stock: M2 (MMK mn) 80,537,913.880 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2021
Money Stock: M1 (MMK mn) 37,560,583.400 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2021
Money Stock: M0 (MMK mn) 34,370,465.410 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2021

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