Oman Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Oman Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Oman Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 68.2 % in Dec 2021, compared with 67.0 % in the previous year.
  • Oman Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 58.5 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 71.2 % in Dec 2019 and a record low of 54.7 % in Dec 2001.
  • Oman Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Oman Population reached 4.5 million people in Jun 2020.
  • Unemployment Rate of Oman dropped to 1.8 % in Jun 2022.

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

Oman Labour Force Participation Rate

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

Oman Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 68.2 % in Dec 2021, compared with 67.0 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
68.2 2021 67.0 2020 54.7 2001 71.2 2019 % 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 (%) 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 (%) 63.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Jun 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 (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
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 (%) 77.4 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jun 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 (%) -0.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 428.088 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,686.514 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 3.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 48,780.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (OMR bn) 12.242 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (OMR bn) 8.521 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (OMR bn) 13.797 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Financing (OMR mn) 724.500 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2020
Government Surplus or Deficit: Remaining (OMR mn) 384.800 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2020
Government Surplus or Deficit: Fiscal (OMR mn) 164.600 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Government Expenditure: Current (OMR mn) 741.400 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Government Expenditure (OMR mn) 945.100 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Government Revenue: Corporate Income Tax (OMR mn) 79.600 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Government Expenditure: Investment (OMR mn) 92.000 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Government Revenue (OMR mn) 1,109.600 May 2022 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2022
Government Debt (OMR mn) 18,756.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.976 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,895.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,311.3 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 51.4 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,164,133.230 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 106,100.098 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,761.388 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,415.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 17.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 208,951.071 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 74,408.950 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 197.876 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1986 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 72.997 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 47.074 Jun 2017 monthly Nov 2009 - Jun 2017
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 220.546 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1984 - Mar 2022
Exports: Crude Oil: India (Barrel th) 3,580.200 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 2010 - Jun 2022
Exports: Crude Oil: Japan (Barrel th) 1,001.900 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Jun 2022
Exports: Crude Oil (Barrel th) 26,582.100 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Jun 2022
Exports: Crude Oil: China (Barrel th) 17,126.700 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 535.8 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,860.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 3,274.382 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.4 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 938.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 1.706 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (OMR mn) -3,774.000 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Balance of Payments (BoP) (OMR mn) -878.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: CF: Capital Account: Grants: Credit (OMR mn) 80.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income: Debit (OMR mn) -2,353.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: CF: Capital Account (OMR mn) 91.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (OMR mn) -238.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods: Imports (OMR mn) -7,264.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Assets (OMR mn) -206.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Manufacturing (OMR mn) 1,694.600 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial Intermediation (OMR mn) 1,666.300 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities (OMR mn) 615.300 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Oil and Gas (OMR mn) 10,552.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Construction (OMR mn) 119.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: United Kingdom (OMR mn) 7,112.000 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Kuwait (OMR mn) 812.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: United States of America (OMR mn) 2,045.000 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: India (OMR mn) 252.100 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: United Arab Emirates (OMR mn) 998.300 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2008 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 447.594 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 15,623.407 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 53,001.560 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 0.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 16,304.8 May 2022 monthly Apr 1970 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 19.495 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1.560 May 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 55,415.191 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 1.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 65,387.8 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.2 May 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - May 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 60,573.732 May 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.28 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 54.92 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022

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