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People > Labor force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64). 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tanzania 90.6% 2012
2 Madagascar 89.9% 2012
3 Equatorial Guinea 88.2% 2012
4 Zimbabwe 87.5% 2012
=5 Rwanda 87.3% 2012
=5 Qatar 87.3% 2012
7 Eritrea 86.2% 2012
8 Netherlands 85.8% 2012
9 Ethiopia 85.6% 2012
10 Burkina Faso 85.1% 2012
11 Cambodia 84.8% 2012
12 Burma 84.6% 2012
13 Iceland 84.2% 2012
14 Burundi 83.5% 2012
15 Switzerland 83% 2012
16 North Korea 82.7% 2012
17 Malawi 82.6% 2012
18 Togo 82.2% 2012
19 Namibia 82% 2012
20 Vietnam 81.9% 2012
21 Barbados 80.7% 2012
22 Laos 80.5% 2012
=23 The Bahamas 80% 2012
=23 Sweden 80% 2012
25 Zambia 79.7% 2012
26 United Arab Emirates 79.5% 2012
27 Central African Republic 79.1% 2012
28 Botswana 78.8% 2012
29 Denmark 78.5% 2012
=30 Norway 78.2% 2012
=30 Thailand 78.2% 2012
=30 Uganda 78.2% 2012
=30 Kazakhstan 78.2% 2012
=34 Canada 77.9% 2012
=34 Senegal 77.9% 2012
=34 Peru 77.9% 2012
=37 The Gambia 77.7% 2012
=37 New Zealand 77.7% 2012
39 Germany 77.4% 2012
40 Macau 77.1% 2012
41 China 77% 2012
42 Australia 76.4% 2012
43 Uruguay 76.3% 2012
44 Austria 76.1% 2012
45 United Kingdom 76% 2012
46 Finland 75.2% 2012
47 Estonia 75% 2012
48 Brazil 74.9% 2012
=49 Saint Lucia 74.6% 2012
=49 Latvia 74.6% 2012
51 Guinea-Bissau 74.5% 2012
=52 Spain 74.4% 2012
=52 Bhutan 74.4% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 74.13% 2012
=54 Bolivia 74.1% 2012
=54 Japan 74.1% 2012
56 Portugal 74% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 73.74% 2012
=57 Benin 73.7% 2012
=57 Singapore 73.7% 2012
59 Bangladesh 73.5% 2012
60 Guinea 73.3% 2012
=61 Papua New Guinea 73.2% 2012
=61 Paraguay 73.2% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 73.1% 2012
63 Russia 73.1% 2012
64 Lithuania 72.9% 2012
65 Cyprus 72.6% 2012
66 Democratic Republic of the Congo 72.4% 2012
67 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.2% 2012
68 Bahrain 72.1% 2012
69 United States 72% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 71.98% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 71.94% 2012
70 European Union 71.92% 2012
=71 Republic of the Congo 71.9% 2012
=71 Chad 71.9% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 71.76% 2012
=73 Vanuatu 71.7% 2012
=73 Israel 71.7% 2012
European Union average (profile) 71.46% 2012
=75 Ecuador 71.4% 2012
=75 Czech Republic 71.4% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 71.16% 2012
77 Cameroon 71.1% 2012
=78 Cape Verde 71% 2012
=78 Angola 71% 2012
80 Slovenia 70.9% 2012
81 Trinidad and Tobago 70.8% 2012
82 France 70.7% 2012
83 Colombia 70.6% 2012
=84 Tajikistan 70.5% 2012
=84 Kyrgyzstan 70.5% 2012
86 Ghana 70.3% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 70.22% 2012
87 Azerbaijan 70.2% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 70.2% 2012
88 Indonesia 70% 2012
Europe average (profile) 69.96% 2012
=89 Panama 69.8% 2012
=89 Kuwait 69.8% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 69.69% 2012
=91 Slovakia 69.6% 2012
=91 Guatemala 69.6% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 69.24% 2012
93 Ireland 69.2% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 69.19% 2012
94 Dominican Republic 69.1% 2012
95 Luxembourg 68.9% 2012
=96 Hong Kong 68.7% 2012
=96 Sierra Leone 68.7% 2012
=96 Georgia 68.7% 2012
=99 Maldives 68.6% 2012
=99 Venezuela 68.6% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 68.51% 2012
101 Solomon Islands 68.5% 2012
=102 Belize 68.2% 2012
=102 Argentina 68.2% 2012
104 Greece 68% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 67.98% 2012
=105 Jamaica 67.9% 2012
=105 Cote d'Ivoire 67.9% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 67.83% 2012
=107 Costa Rica 67.6% 2012
=107 Kenya 67.6% 2012
=107 Ukraine 67.6% 2012
110 Brunei 67.5% 2012
=111 Lesotho 67.2% 2012
=111 Bulgaria 67.2% 2012
=113 Guam 67.1% 2012
=113 Chile 67.1% 2012
=115 Philippines 67% 2012
=115 Haiti 67% 2012
=117 Armenia 66.9% 2012
=117 Mali 66.9% 2012
119 Poland 66.7% 2012
120 Belgium 66.6% 2012
121 Tonga 66.4% 2012
=122 Cuba 65.8% 2012
=122 Belarus 65.8% 2012
=124 South Korea 65.7% 2012
=124 Niger 65.7% 2012
126 Nicaragua 65.5% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 65.47% 2012
127 Oman 65.4% 2012
128 El Salvador 65.3% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 65.12% 2012
129 Mongolia 65.1% 2012
130 Mexico 64.9% 2012
131 Romania 64.5% 2012
=132 Mauritius 64.4% 2012
=132 Uzbekistan 64.4% 2012
134 Honduras 64.3% 2012
135 Hungary 64.2% 2012
=136 Turkmenistan 64.1% 2012
=136 New Caledonia 64.1% 2012
failed states average (profile) 64.08% 2012
138 Republic of Macedonia 63.9% 2012
=139 Croatia 63.8% 2012
=139 Guyana 63.8% 2012
141 Italy 63.6% 2012
142 Sao Tome and Principe 63.2% 2012
143 Malta 63.1% 2012
144 Albania 62.8% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 62.55% 2012
=145 Liberia 62.2% 2012
=145 Malaysia 62.2% 2012
=145 Gabon 62.2% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 62.2% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 61.82% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 61.72% 2012
148 French Polynesia 60.8% 2012
149 Nepal 59.9% 2012
150 Sri Lanka 59.3% 2012
151 Suriname 59.2% 2012
152 Morocco 58.9% 2012
153 Swaziland 58.6% 2012
154 Comoros 58.2% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 58.06% 2012
=155 India 57.9% 2012
=155 Somalia 57.9% 2012
157 Fiji 57.1% 2012
158 Pakistan 56.2% 2012
159 Nigeria 56% 2012
=160 Libya 55.7% 2012
=160 South Africa 55.7% 2012
162 Mauritania 54.9% 2012
=163 Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.4% 2012
=163 Sudan 54.4% 2012
165 Djibouti 54.2% 2012
166 Saudi Arabia 53.9% 2012
167 Turkey 53.5% 2012
168 Egypt 52.4% 2012
169 Mozambique 52.3% 2012
170 Lebanon 51.3% 2012
171 Tunisia 51% 2012
172 Yemen 50.1% 2012
173 Puerto Rico 49.7% 2012
174 Afghanistan 49% 2012
175 Iran 46.8% 2012
176 Algeria 46.3% 2012
177 Syria 45.6% 2012
178 Moldova 45.2% 2012
179 Iraq 44% 2012
180 Samoa 43.9% 2012
181 Jordan 43.3% 2012
182 East Timor 38.9% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Labor force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Labor-force-participation-rate,-total/%-of-total-population-ages-15--64

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