China - Labor participation rate

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) in China was 63.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 80.30 in 1992, while its lowest value was 63.10 in 2011.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 79.00
1991 79.80
1992 80.30
1993 79.70
1994 79.00
1995 77.90
1996 76.90
1997 75.60
1998 74.00
1999 72.50
2000 71.30
2001 69.80
2002 68.60
2003 67.40
2004 66.20
2005 65.50
2006 65.00
2007 64.70
2008 63.50
2009 63.30
2010 63.20
2011 63.10

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) in China was 60.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 77.30 in 1991, while its lowest value was 60.70 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 77.30
1991 77.30
1992 76.90
1993 75.80
1994 74.50
1995 72.90
1996 71.30
1997 69.30
1998 67.10
1999 65.10
2000 63.60
2001 62.50
2002 61.80
2003 61.50
2004 61.40
2005 61.40
2006 61.50
2007 61.50
2008 61.10
2009 61.10
2010 60.70
2011 60.70

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) in China was 61.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 78.60 in 1991, while its lowest value was 61.80 in 2011.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 78.20
1991 78.60
1992 78.50
1993 77.70
1994 76.70
1995 75.30
1996 74.00
1997 72.40
1998 70.40
1999 68.70
2000 67.30
2001 66.00
2002 65.10
2003 64.40
2004 63.70
2005 63.40
2006 63.10
2007 63.00
2008 62.30
2009 62.10
2010 61.90
2011 61.80

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) in China was 75.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 79.70 in 1993, while its lowest value was 75.10 in 2011.

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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 79.00
1991 79.40
1992 79.70
1993 79.70
1994 79.60
1995 79.40
1996 79.30
1997 79.10
1998 78.80
1999 78.50
2000 78.20
2001 77.80
2002 77.40
2003 77.00
2004 76.50
2005 76.20
2006 76.00
2007 75.90
2008 75.40
2009 75.30
2010 75.20
2011 75.10

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) in China was 85.30 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 89.00 in 1993, while its lowest value was 85.30 in 2010.

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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 88.80
1991 89.00
1992 89.00
1993 89.00
1994 88.90
1995 88.70
1996 88.50
1997 88.30
1998 88.00
1999 87.70
2000 87.40
2001 87.10
2002 86.80
2003 86.50
2004 86.20
2005 86.10
2006 85.90
2007 85.70
2008 85.50
2009 85.40
2010 85.30
2011 85.30

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

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) in China was 80.40 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 84.60 in 1992, while its lowest value was 80.40 in 2010.

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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 84.10
1991 84.40
1992 84.60
1993 84.50
1994 84.40
1995 84.20
1996 84.10
1997 83.80
1998 83.50
1999 83.20
2000 83.00
2001 82.60
2002 82.30
2003 81.90
2004 81.50
2005 81.30
2006 81.10
2007 81.00
2008 80.60
2009 80.50
2010 80.40
2011 80.40

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) in China was 67.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 73.00 in 1992, while its lowest value was 67.70 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 72.40
1991 72.80
1992 73.00
1993 72.90
1994 72.80
1995 72.50
1996 72.30
1997 72.00
1998 71.70
1999 71.40
2000 71.10
2001 70.70
2002 70.30
2003 69.90
2004 69.50
2005 69.10
2006 68.90
2007 68.80
2008 68.30
2009 68.10
2010 67.90
2011 67.70

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%)

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%) in China was 84.52 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 86.26 in 1994, while its lowest value was 84.52 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 85.48
1991 85.85
1992 86.08
1993 86.17
1994 86.26
1995 86.10
1996 86.07
1997 86.02
1998 86.07
1999 86.13
2000 86.08
2001 85.91
2002 85.84
2003 85.66
2004 85.38
2005 85.10
2006 85.17
2007 85.15
2008 84.84
2009 84.70
2010 84.66
2011 84.52

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) in China was 80.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 84.80 in 1992, while its lowest value was 80.10 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 84.70
1991 84.80
1992 84.80
1993 84.60
1994 84.40
1995 84.20
1996 84.00
1997 83.70
1998 83.30
1999 82.90
2000 82.60
2001 82.30
2002 81.90
2003 81.60
2004 81.40
2005 81.20
2006 80.90
2007 80.80
2008 80.50
2009 80.40
2010 80.20
2011 80.10

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) in China was 74.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 79.10 in 1992, while its lowest value was 74.10 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 78.70
1991 79.00
1992 79.10
1993 78.90
1994 78.80
1995 78.50
1996 78.30
1997 78.00
1998 77.60
1999 77.30
2000 77.00
2001 76.60
2002 76.30
2003 75.90
2004 75.60
2005 75.30
2006 75.10
2007 74.90
2008 74.50
2009 74.40
2010 74.20
2011 74.10

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure