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People > Labor participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15+: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older 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 89.2% 2012
2 Madagascar 88.7% 2012
3 Qatar 86.7% 2012
4 Equatorial Guinea 86.6% 2012
5 Zimbabwe 86.4% 2012
6 Rwanda 86% 2012
7 Eritrea 84.7% 2012
8 Burma 84.4% 2012
9 Ethiopia 83.8% 2012
10 Burkina Faso 83.5% 2012
11 Netherlands 83.4% 2012
12 Malawi 83% 2012
=13 Cambodia 82.5% 2012
=13 Burundi 82.5% 2012
15 Togo 80.9% 2012
16 Zambia 79.4% 2012
17 United Arab Emirates 79.3% 2012
18 Central African Republic 78.7% 2012
19 Namibia 78.6% 2012
20 North Korea 78.1% 2012
=21 Laos 77.6% 2012
=21 Uganda 77.6% 2012
23 The Gambia 77.5% 2012
24 Vietnam 77.2% 2012
25 Botswana 76.7% 2012
26 Senegal 76.5% 2012
27 Peru 76.1% 2012
28 The Bahamas 74.1% 2012
29 Iceland 74% 2012
30 Guinea-Bissau 73.2% 2012
31 Benin 72.8% 2012
=32 Thailand 72.4% 2012
=32 Bolivia 72.4% 2012
34 Papua New Guinea 72.3% 2012
=35 Bhutan 72.2% 2012
=35 Kazakhstan 72.2% 2012
=37 Guinea 71.9% 2012
=37 Democratic Republic of the Congo 71.9% 2012
39 Chad 71.6% 2012
40 Macau 71.4% 2012
41 Barbados 71.3% 2012
42 China 71.1% 2012
43 Vanuatu 70.9% 2012
44 Bangladesh 70.8% 2012
45 Republic of the Congo 70.7% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 70.56% 2012
46 Bahrain 70.5% 2012
47 Paraguay 70.2% 2012
48 Cameroon 70.1% 2012
=49 Angola 69.9% 2012
=49 Brazil 69.9% 2012
51 Ghana 69.2% 2012
52 Saint Lucia 69.1% 2012
53 Ecuador 68.4% 2012
=54 Switzerland 68.1% 2012
=54 Kuwait 68.1% 2012
=54 Singapore 68.1% 2012
=57 Indonesia 67.8% 2012
=57 New Zealand 67.8% 2012
59 Tajikistan 67.7% 2012
60 Guatemala 67.6% 2012
=61 Sierra Leone 67.3% 2012
=61 Colombia 67.3% 2012
=61 Cote d'Ivoire 67.3% 2012
64 Cape Verde 67.2% 2012
=65 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 67.1% 2012
=65 Kenya 67.1% 2012
=65 Kyrgyzstan 67.1% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 67.04% 2012
68 Maldives 66.5% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 66.49% 2012
=69 Canada 66.3% 2012
=69 Solomon Islands 66.3% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 66.29% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 65.95% 2012
=71 Lesotho 65.9% 2012
=71 Mali 65.9% 2012
=73 Belize 65.6% 2012
=73 Azerbaijan 65.6% 2012
=73 Haiti 65.6% 2012
=73 Uruguay 65.6% 2012
=77 Norway 65.5% 2012
=77 Panama 65.5% 2012
79 Australia 65.3% 2012
80 Philippines 65.2% 2012
81 Venezuela 65% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 64.97% 2012
82 Dominican Republic 64.9% 2012
=83 Georgia 64.7% 2012
=83 Niger 64.7% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 64.32% 2012
85 Brunei 64.3% 2012
86 Sweden 64.1% 2012
=87 Trinidad and Tobago 64% 2012
=87 Tonga 64% 2012
89 Israel 63.7% 2012
=90 Oman 63.5% 2012
=90 Cyprus 63.5% 2012
=90 Russia 63.5% 2012
=93 Denmark 63.3% 2012
=93 Jamaica 63.3% 2012
95 Nicaragua 63.1% 2012
failed states average (profile) 62.99% 2012
=96 Costa Rica 62.9% 2012
=96 United States 62.9% 2012
98 Guam 62.7% 2012
99 Armenia 62.6% 2012
100 Honduras 62.5% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 62.32% 2012
101 Mongolia 62.3% 2012
102 United Kingdom 62.1% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 62% 2012
103 El Salvador 62% 2012
104 Estonia 61.8% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 61.7% 2012
=105 Mexico 61.6% 2012
=105 Chile 61.6% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 61.56% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 61.52% 2012
=107 Liberia 61.4% 2012
=107 Uzbekistan 61.4% 2012
=107 Guyana 61.4% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 61.27% 2012
110 Turkmenistan 61.2% 2012
111 Portugal 61.1% 2012
112 Austria 60.9% 2012
113 South Korea 60.8% 2012
=114 Sao Tome and Principe 60.7% 2012
=114 Argentina 60.7% 2012
=116 Lithuania 60.6% 2012
=116 Gabon 60.6% 2012
=118 Ireland 60.2% 2012
=118 Latvia 60.2% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 60.2% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 60.12% 2012
120 Finland 60.1% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 60.08% 2012
121 Germany 59.8% 2012
122 Slovakia 59.5% 2012
123 Spain 59.4% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 59.38% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 59.3% 2012
124 Malaysia 59.3% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 59.11% 2012
=125 Hong Kong 59.1% 2012
=125 Ukraine 59.1% 2012
127 Japan 58.9% 2012
Europe average (profile) 58.82% 2012
European Union average (profile) 58.81% 2012
128 Czech Republic 58.8% 2012
129 Mauritius 58.6% 2012
130 Nepal 58.5% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 58.45% 2012
131 European Union 58.15% 2012
132 Slovenia 57.8% 2012
133 Luxembourg 57.7% 2012
134 Comoros 57.6% 2012
135 Swaziland 57.1% 2012
136 Cuba 56.7% 2012
137 New Caledonia 56.6% 2012
138 Poland 56.5% 2012
139 Romania 56.3% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 56.28% 2012
=140 France 56.1% 2012
=140 Somalia 56.1% 2012
142 Nigeria 55.9% 2012
143 French Polynesia 55.8% 2012
144 Belarus 55.7% 2012
145 India 55.5% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 55.27% 2012
=146 Republic of Macedonia 55.1% 2012
=146 Albania 55.1% 2012
=148 Fiji 55% 2012
=148 Sri Lanka 55% 2012
150 Suriname 54.5% 2012
151 Pakistan 54.2% 2012
152 Mauritania 53.8% 2012
153 Sudan 53.5% 2012
154 Greece 53.2% 2012
=155 Libya 53.1% 2012
=155 Bulgaria 53.1% 2012
157 Belgium 53% 2012
=158 Saudi Arabia 52.2% 2012
=158 Malta 52.2% 2012
=160 Hungary 51.8% 2012
=160 South Africa 51.8% 2012
162 Djibouti 51.7% 2012
163 Croatia 51.3% 2012
164 Mozambique 50.3% 2012
165 Morocco 50% 2012
166 Turkey 49.4% 2012
=167 Italy 49% 2012
=167 Egypt 49% 2012
169 Yemen 48.5% 2012
170 Afghanistan 47.9% 2012
171 Tunisia 47.5% 2012
172 Lebanon 47.2% 2012
173 Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.3% 2012
174 Iran 44.8% 2012
175 Algeria 43.7% 2012
176 Syria 43.6% 2012
177 Puerto Rico 42.4% 2012
178 Iraq 42.2% 2012
179 Samoa 41.4% 2012
180 Jordan 41.3% 2012
181 Moldova 40% 2012
182 East Timor 38.1% 2012

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