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Labor > Force participation rate > Total > % of total 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 Burundi 93.02% 2005
2 Tanzania 89.45% 2005
3 Malawi 88.02% 2005
4 Iceland 86.73% 2005
5 Guinea 85.71% 2005
6 Burkina Faso 84.85% 2005
7 Vanuatu 84.77% 2005
8 Niger 84.51% 2005
9 Uganda 84.27% 2005
10 Mozambique 83.83% 2005
11 Angola 83.76% 2005
12 Rwanda 83.39% 2005
13 Madagascar 83.07% 2005
14 Ethiopia 81.99% 2005
15 China 81.97% 2005
16 Switzerland 81.38% 2005
17 Barbados 80.7% 2005
18 Norway 80.52% 2005
19 Kenya 80.49% 2005
20 Zambia 79.94% 2005
21 Vietnam 79.88% 2005
22 Mali 79.83% 2005
23 Central African Republic 79.8% 2005
24 Cambodia 79.65% 2005
25 Burma 78.76% 2005
26 Denmark 78.48% 2005
27 Paraguay 77.84% 2005
=28 United Arab Emirates 77.8% 2005
=28 Somalia 77.8% 2005
30 Guinea-Bissau 77.77% 2005
31 Canada 77.7% 2005
32 Thailand 77.65% 2005
33 Netherlands 77.16% 2005
34 New Zealand 77.14% 2005
35 Democratic Republic of the Congo 76.97% 2005
36 Sweden 76.95% 2005
37 Kazakhstan 76.72% 2005
38 Sierra Leone 76.13% 2005
39 Uruguay 76.1% 2005
40 United States 75.75% 2005
41 United Kingdom 75.56% 2005
42 Colombia 75.38% 2005
43 Qatar 74.84% 2005
44 Finland 74.83% 2005
45 Eritrea 74.77% 2005
46 Zimbabwe 74.75% 2005
47 Ecuador 74.74% 2005
48 Bosnia and Herzegovina 74.36% 2005
49 Bolivia 74.27% 2005
50 Australia 74.06% 2005
51 Papua New Guinea 74.03% 2005
52 Gabon 73.99% 2005
53 Venezuela 73.82% 2005
54 Ghana 73.75% 2005
55 Portugal 73.66% 2005
56 Honduras 73.58% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 73.45% 2005
57 Germany 73.41% 2005
58 Comoros 73.4% 2005
59 The Gambia 73.27% 2005
60 Kuwait 73.1% 2005
61 Macau 73.09% 2005
62 Japan 72.72% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 72.66% 2005
63 Equatorial Guinea 72.59% 2005
64 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.55% 2005
65 Peru 72.44% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 72.25% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 72.19% 2005
66 Brazil 72.12% 2005
67 Bangladesh 72.04% 2005
68 Azerbaijan 71.94% 2005
69 The Bahamas 71.8% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 71.77% 2005
70 Saint Lucia 71.73% 2005
71 Argentina 71.65% 2005
72 Chad 71.44% 2005
73 Ireland 71.34% 2005
74 Congo, Republic of the 71.19% 2005
75 Cyprus 71.13% 2005
76 Slovenia 71.12% 2005
77 Russia 71.03% 2005
78 Hong Kong 70.94% 2005
79 Benin 70.8% 2005
=80 Turkmenistan 70.75% 2005
=80 Togo 70.75% 2005
82 Czech Republic 70.71% 2005
83 Philippines 70.69% 2005
84 Austria 70.64% 2005
=85 Moldova 70.54% 2005
=85 Senegal 70.54% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 70.53% 2005
87 Mauritania 70.5% 2005
88 East Timor 70.48% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 70.3% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 70.29% 2005
89 Haiti 70.22% 2005
90 Indonesia 70.07% 2005
failed states average (profile) 69.96% 2005
91 Singapore 69.88% 2005
92 Solomon Islands 69.78% 2005
93 Mongolia 69.73% 2005
94 Liberia 69.7% 2005
95 Fiji 69.49% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 69.37% 2005
96 Slovakia 69.36% 2005
97 Laos 69.3% 2005
98 Djibouti 69.29% 2005
99 Belarus 69.28% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 69.26% 2005
Europe average (profile) 69.24% 2005
100 Panama 69.05% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 69.04% 2005
101 Spain 69.04% 2005
102 Lithuania 69% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 68.93% 2005
103 Estonia 68.82% 2005
European Union average (profile) 68.74% 2005
104 Virgin Islands 68.65% 2005
105 Kyrgyzstan 68.6% 2005
106 Jamaica 68.47% 2005
=107 Uzbekistan 68.11% 2005
=107 Guam 68.11% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 68.1% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 68.05% 2005
109 France 67.96% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 67.62% 2005
110 Greece 67.5% 2005
111 Ukraine 67.43% 2005
112 Cameroon 67.42% 2005
113 Latvia 67.26% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 67.11% 2005
114 Costa Rica 67.04% 2005
115 Trinidad and Tobago 66.76% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 66.65% 2005
116 Cuba 66.61% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 66.59% 2005
117 Dominican Republic 66.36% 2005
118 Nigeria 66.33% 2005
119 Malaysia 66.2% 2005
120 Nepal 66.19% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 65.92% 1999
121 South Korea 65.92% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 65.73% 2005
122 Netherlands Antilles 65.72% 2005
123 Bahrain 65.59% 2005
124 Luxembourg 65.52% 2005
125 Mauritius 65.51% 2005
126 Serbia and Montenegro 65.49% 2005
127 Guyana 65.38% 2005
128 Belize 65.33% 2005
129 Cote d'Ivoire 65.3% 2005
130 North Korea 65.29% 2005
131 South Africa 65.28% 2005
132 Bhutan 65.27% 2005
133 Albania 65.06% 2005
134 Belgium 65% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 64.7% 2005
135 Syria 64.64% 2005
136 Brunei 64.55% 2005
137 Afghanistan 64.35% 1989
138 Croatia 64.24% 2005
139 El Salvador 64.14% 2005
140 French Polynesia 63.99% 2005
141 Georgia 63.66% 2005
142 Poland 63.21% 2005
143 Samoa 63.08% 2005
144 Tonga 62.59% 2005
145 Romania 62.4% 2005
146 New Caledonia 62.38% 2005
147 Italy 62.24% 2005
148 Israel 62.13% 2005
149 Mexico 62.1% 2005
150 Nicaragua 61.98% 2005
151 Maldives 61.32% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 61.02% 2005
152 Algeria 60.98% 2005
153 India 60.93% 2005
154 Sri Lanka 60.81% 2005
155 Malta 60.61% 2005
156 Pakistan 60.56% 2005
157 Armenia 60.21% 2005
158 Hungary 60.05% 2005
159 Lesotho 59.83% 2005
160 Libya 59.15% 2005
161 Lebanon 59.05% 2005
162 Guatemala 58.63% 2005
163 Oman 58.52% 2005
164 Chile 58.39% 2005
165 Iran 58.18% 2005
166 Tajikistan 57.47% 2005
167 Bulgaria 57.43% 2005
168 Botswana 57.23% 2005
169 Namibia 56.31% 2005
170 Cape Verde 56.26% 2005
171 Morocco 56.06% 2005
172 Puerto Rico 55.59% 2005
173 Jordan 55.58% 2005
174 Tunisia 54.9% 2005
175 Yemen 54.38% 2005
176 Sao Tome and Principe 54.25% 2005
177 Suriname 53.13% 2005
178 Saudi Arabia 53.08% 2005
179 Swaziland 52.49% 2005
180 Turkey 51.9% 2005
181 Iraq 49.67% 1999
182 Egypt 49.34% 2005
183 Sudan 48.4% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Total > % of total 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/Total/%-of-total-population-ages-15--64

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