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Labor > Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 95.52% 2005
2 Somalia 95.09% 2005
3 Sierra Leone 94.49% 2005
4 Equatorial Guinea 93.58% 2005
5 Burundi 93.24% 2005
6 Guinea-Bissau 93.03% 2005
7 Angola 92.18% 2005
8 United Arab Emirates 92% 2005
9 Zambia 91.48% 2005
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 91.12% 2005
=11 Tanzania 90.66% 2005
=11 Eritrea 90.66% 2005
13 Ethiopia 90.65% 2005
14 Iceland 90.52% 2005
15 Honduras 90.46% 2005
16 Togo 90.38% 2005
17 Burkina Faso 90.17% 2005
18 Malawi 89.94% 2005
19 Kenya 89.64% 2005
20 Qatar 89.58% 2005
21 Central African Republic 89.35% 2005
22 Bahrain 89.29% 2005
23 Syria 89.23% 2005
24 Vanuatu 89.21% 2005
25 Cote d'Ivoire 89.1% 2005
=26 Afghanistan 88.62% 1989
=26 Guinea 88.62% 2005
28 Bangladesh 88.08% 2005
29 China 87.79% 2005
30 Burma 87.65% 2005
31 Switzerland 87.61% 2005
32 Nicaragua 87.37% 2005
33 Uganda 87.35% 2005
34 Comoros 87.28% 2005
35 Indonesia 87.11% 2005
36 Paraguay 86.89% 2005
37 The Gambia 86.64% 2005
38 Congo, Republic of the 86.58% 2005
39 Benin 86.49% 2005
40 Kuwait 86.43% 2005
41 Madagascar 86.34% 2005
42 Uruguay 86.12% 2005
43 Barbados 86.08% 2005
44 Nigeria 85.8% 2005
45 Venezuela 85.67% 2005
46 Pakistan 85.66% 2005
47 Guyana 85.63% 2005
failed states average (profile) 85.63% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 85.38% 2005
48 Ecuador 85.37% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 85.34% 2005
49 Colombia 85.23% 2005
50 Zimbabwe 85.17% 2005
=51 Mauritania 85.06% 2005
=51 Mali 85.06% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 85.06% 2005
53 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 84.94% 2005
54 Rwanda 84.9% 2005
55 Belize 84.87% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 84.85% 2005
56 Japan 84.83% 2005
57 Costa Rica 84.78% 2005
58 Guatemala 84.7% 2005
59 Philippines 84.68% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 84.6% 2005
60 Netherlands 84.52% 2005
61 Thailand 84.51% 2005
62 India 84.3% 2005
63 Bolivia 84.26% 2005
64 Saint Lucia 84.18% 2005
65 Mauritius 84.13% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 84.1% 2005
66 Dominican Republic 83.97% 2005
67 Gabon 83.95% 2005
68 Lebanon 83.87% 2005
=69 Morocco 83.85% 2005
=69 Djibouti 83.85% 2005
71 Liberia 83.75% 2005
72 Malaysia 83.74% 2005
73 Brazil 83.62% 2005
74 Norway 83.61% 2005
75 Peru 83.55% 2005
76 Algeria 83.52% 2005
=77 Fiji 83.44% 2005
=77 Senegal 83.44% 2005
79 New Zealand 83.3% 2005
80 Haiti 83.27% 2005
81 Mongolia 83.25% 2005
82 Solomon Islands 83.18% 2005
83 Panama 83.02% 2005
84 Mexico 82.98% 2005
85 East Timor 82.94% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 82.88% 2005
86 Singapore 82.78% 2005
87 Libya 82.76% 2005
88 Mozambique 82.66% 2005
89 Oman 82.65% 2005
90 Denmark 82.63% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 82.59% 2005
91 Canada 82.56% 2005
92 Trinidad and Tobago 82.46% 2005
93 Argentina 82.43% 2005
94 Vietnam 82.4% 2005
95 Laos 82.35% 2005
96 Cuba 82.25% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 82.18% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 82.11% 2005
97 Guam 82.03% 2005
98 Sri Lanka 81.9% 2005
99 United Kingdom 81.86% 2005
100 South Africa 81.85% 2005
101 Brunei 81.77% 2005
102 United States 81.46% 2005
103 Cambodia 81.42% 2005
104 Bhutan 81.35% 2005
105 Cameroon 81.1% 2005
106 Hong Kong 81.06% 2005
107 Samoa 81.03% 2005
108 Australia 80.75% 2005
109 Spain 80.69% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 80.65% 1999
110 Nepal 80.55% 2005
111 North Korea 80.42% 2005
112 Ireland 80.41% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 80.4% 2005
113 Saudi Arabia 80.38% 2005
114 Macau 80.13% 2005
115 Kazakhstan 80.1% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 80.06% 2005
116 Jordan 79.71% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 79.69% 2005
117 Portugal 79.67% 2005
118 Cyprus 79.61% 2005
119 Germany 79.3% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 79.21% 2005
120 Malta 79.15% 2005
121 Iraq 79.03% 1999
122 Sweden 78.98% 2005
123 Greece 78.81% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 78.77% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 78.73% 2005
124 El Salvador 78.66% 2005
125 Tunisia 78.4% 2005
126 Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.3% 2005
127 Virgin Islands 78.22% 2005
128 Azerbaijan 78.09% 2005
129 Cape Verde 78.04% 2005
130 Jamaica 78.02% 2005
131 Sao Tome and Principe 77.61% 2005
132 Kyrgyzstan 77.55% 2005
133 Yemen 77.45% 2005
=134 Czech Republic 77.37% 2005
=134 Austria 77.37% 2005
136 South Korea 77.3% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 77.26% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 77.18% 2005
137 Chad 77.03% 2005
138 Egypt 76.94% 2005
139 French Polynesia 76.87% 2005
140 Finland 76.79% 2005
141 Turkmenistan 76.54% 2005
142 Slovakia 76.4% 2005
Europe average (profile) 76.31% 2005
143 New Caledonia 76.2% 2005
144 Tonga 76.19% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 76.19% 2005
145 Georgia 76.08% 2005
146 Serbia and Montenegro 76.04% 2005
147 Moldova 76.02% 2005
148 Turkey 76% 2005
149 Chile 75.98% 2005
European Union average (profile) 75.75% 2005
150 Uzbekistan 75.74% 2005
151 Ghana 75.71% 2005
152 Netherlands Antilles 75.7% 2005
153 Albania 75.66% 2005
154 Slovenia 75.53% 2005
155 Iran 75.48% 2005
156 Russia 75.29% 2005
157 Papua New Guinea 75.24% 2005
158 Luxembourg 75.13% 2005
159 Swaziland 74.53% 2005
160 Italy 74.33% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 73.98% 2005
161 The Bahamas 73.9% 2005
162 Lesotho 73.8% 2005
163 Estonia 73.64% 2005
164 France 73.5% 2005
165 Maldives 73% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 72.83% 2005
166 Belgium 72.46% 2005
167 Sudan 72.45% 2005
168 Ukraine 72.43% 2005
169 Lithuania 72.35% 2005
170 Belarus 72.32% 2005
171 Latvia 71.86% 2005
172 Croatia 71.03% 2005
173 Suriname 70.01% 2005
174 Romania 69.5% 2005
175 Poland 68.83% 2005
176 Botswana 68.23% 2005
177 Puerto Rico 67.73% 2005
178 Hungary 66.78% 2005
179 Armenia 65.88% 2005
180 Tajikistan 65.75% 2005
181 Israel 65.6% 2005
182 Namibia 64.49% 2005
183 Bulgaria 62.57% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Force-participation-rate/Male/%-of-male-population-ages-15--64

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