Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (national estimate) - Country Ranking

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: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Qatar 96.20 2013
2 Burkina Faso 89.90 2007
3 Niger 89.80 2005
4 Madagascar 89.70 2012
5 Ethiopia 89.60 2013
6 United Arab Emirates 88.90 2009
7 Cambodia 88.70 2013
8 Uganda 88.20 2013
9 Nicaragua 87.40 2013
10 Central African Republic 87.10 1988
11 Kuwait 86.60 2011
12 Bahrain 86.40 2011
13 Cayman Islands 85.60 2013
13 Nepal 85.60 2013
15 Iceland 84.20 2014
16 Indonesia 83.40 2013
17 Paraguay 82.70 2014
18 Bolivia 82.60 2011
19 Tanzania 82.50 2013
19 Bangladesh 82.50 2010
21 Vietnam 82.30 2014
21 Guatemala 82.30 2013
23 Ghana 82.20 2013
24 Guinea 81.90 2012
25 Belize 81.60 2012
25 Colombia 81.60 2014
27 Côte d'Ivoire 81.50 1998
28 Mali 81.40 2010
29 Pakistan 81.10 2013
30 Chad 81.00 1993
31 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 80.80 1991
32 Malaysia 80.70 2014
32 El Salvador 80.70 2013
34 Togo 80.60 2006
35 Afghanistan 80.00 2011
36 Zambia 79.70 2012
37 Panama 79.40 2014
38 San Marino 79.20 2003
39 Thailand 78.90 2014
39 Venezuela 78.90 2014
41 Philippines 78.50 2014
41 Guyana 78.50 2002
43 Macao SAR, China 78.40 2013
43 Antigua and Barbuda 78.40 2001
43 Djibouti 78.40 1996
46 Saudi Arabia 78.20 2014
46 Mexico 78.20 2014
48 Peru 77.40 2014
49 Georgia 77.30 2013
49 Kazakhstan 77.30 2013
51 Ecuador 77.20 2013
52 Oman 77.00 2003
53 Zimbabwe 76.80 2012
54 The Gambia 76.40 2012
54 Kyrgyz Republic 76.40 2013
56 Benin 76.10 2010
56 The Bahamas 76.10 2013
58 Belarus 76.00 2013
59 Costa Rica 75.90 2014
60 Singapore 75.80 2013
60 Mozambique 75.80 2012
62 Suriname 75.70 2013
63 Rwanda 75.60 2012
64 St. Lucia 75.50 2013
65 Palau 75.40 2005
65 Grenada 75.40 1998
67 Mauritius 75.10 2014
67 Malawi 75.10 2013
67 Russia 75.10 2014
70 Switzerland 75.00 2014
71 Sweden 74.70 2014
72 New Zealand 74.50 2014
73 India 74.40 2014
73 Dem. Rep. Congo 74.40 2005
75 Sri Lanka 74.30 2014
75 Namibia 74.30 2013
77 Cameroon 74.10 2010
78 Lesotho 74.00 2013
78 Tajikistan 74.00 2004
78 Korea 74.00 2014
81 Uruguay 73.90 2013
82 Papua New Guinea 73.50 2000
83 Egypt 73.40 2013
84 New Caledonia 73.20 2009
85 Sudan 73.00 2009
86 Armenia 72.80 2013
87 Argentina 72.60 2014
88 Brunei 72.50 2014
89 Morocco 72.40 2014
90 Syrian Arab Republic 72.20 2010
91 Honduras 72.10 2013
91 Bhutan 72.10 2013
93 Fiji 72.00 2007
93 Barbados 72.00 2013
95 Chile 71.60 2014
96 Lebanon 71.50 2009
97 Trinidad and Tobago 71.40 2013
98 Turkey 71.20 2014
99 Australia 71.00 2014
100 Haiti 70.90 2010
101 Netherlands 70.80 2014
102 Canada 70.60 2014
102 Liechtenstein 70.60 2013
104 Japan 70.40 2014
105 Dominica 70.20 2001
105 Jamaica 70.20 2012
107 Tunisia 70.00 2013
108 Equatorial Guinea 69.90 1994
109 Burundi 69.80 2008
110 Tuvalu 69.60 2005
111 Cyprus 69.50 2014
111 Israel 69.50 2014
113 Ukraine 69.30 2014
114 Hong Kong SAR, China 69.20 2013
114 United States 69.20 2014
116 Cuba 69.00 2013
117 Estonia 68.90 2014
117 Iraq 68.90 2009
119 Dominican Republic 68.70 2014
120 Kenya 68.60 2005
120 United Kingdom 68.60 2014
122 Seychelles 68.30 2011
123 Slovak Republic 68.20 2014
123 Czech Republic 68.20 2014
125 Senegal 68.10 2011
125 Mongolia 68.10 2013
127 Azerbaijan 68.00 2013
127 Macedonia 68.00 2014
129 Ireland 67.60 2014
130 Cabo Verde 67.40 2010
131 Yemen 67.10 2010
132 Lao PDR 66.80 2005
132 Kiribati 66.80 2010
132 Norway 66.80 2014
132 Luxembourg 66.80 2014
132 Malta 66.80 2014
137 Latvia 66.50 2014
138 Denmark 66.40 2014
138 Austria 66.40 2014
140 Sierra Leone 66.30 2004
140 Germany 66.30 2014
140 Botswana 66.30 2010
143 Algeria 66.20 2014
144 Liberia 65.80 2010
145 Brazil 65.20 2014
146 Lithuania 65.10 2014
147 Spain 65.00 2014
148 Poland 64.70 2014
149 Portugal 64.50 2014
150 Comoros 64.30 1991
150 Congo 64.30 2012
152 Romania 64.20 2014
153 Mauritania 63.90 2012
154 Nigeria 63.50 2004
154 Solomon Islands 63.50 2009
156 Slovenia 63.30 2014
157 St. Kitts and Nevis 62.80 2001
158 Finland 62.60 2014
159 Iran 62.50 2014
160 Hungary 61.90 2014
161 Albania 61.80 2013
162 France 61.10 2014
163 Vanuatu 61.00 2010
163 Libya 61.00 2012
165 South Africa 60.80 2014
166 Jordan 60.40 2013
167 Greece 60.10 2014
167 Bulgaria 60.10 2014
169 Myanmar 60.00 1990
170 Montenegro 59.46 2014
171 Belgium 59.20 2014
172 Croatia 58.90 2014
173 Italy 58.70 2014
174 Gabon 58.20 2010
175 Monaco 57.30 2000
176 Serbia 57.10 2013
177 Timor-Leste 56.20 2010
178 Bosnia and Herzegovina 55.30 2013
179 Puerto Rico 50.80 2012
180 Swaziland 49.70 1997
181 Tonga 46.30 2003
182 Moldova 44.10 2014
183 São Tomé and Principe 41.50 2006
184 Samoa 39.90 2012

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Data are based on national surveys or censuses and may differ from the ILO estimates (SL.TLF.CACT.MA.ZS).