Malaysia - Labor participation rate

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) in Malaysia was 31.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 42.00 in 1990, while its lowest value was 31.80 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 42.00
1991 41.60
1992 41.20
1993 40.80
1994 40.40
1995 40.10
1996 39.70
1997 39.30
1998 38.90
1999 39.10
2000 40.80
2001 39.80
2002 38.80
2003 37.90
2004 37.10
2005 36.20
2006 35.30
2007 34.40
2008 33.50
2009 32.60
2010 32.10
2011 31.80

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) in Malaysia was 46.30 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 60.60 in 1990, while its lowest value was 46.30 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 60.60
1991 60.10
1992 59.70
1993 59.40
1994 59.00
1995 58.60
1996 58.30
1997 57.80
1998 57.40
1999 57.50
2000 57.40
2001 56.30
2002 55.20
2003 54.20
2004 53.10
2005 52.00
2006 50.80
2007 49.60
2008 48.40
2009 47.10
2010 46.60
2011 46.30

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) in Malaysia was 39.20 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 51.40 in 1990, while its lowest value was 39.20 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 51.40
1991 51.00
1992 50.60
1993 50.20
1994 49.90
1995 49.50
1996 49.10
1997 48.70
1998 48.30
1999 48.40
2000 49.20
2001 48.10
2002 47.10
2003 46.20
2004 45.20
2005 44.20
2006 43.20
2007 42.10
2008 41.10
2009 40.00
2010 39.50
2011 39.20

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

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) in Malaysia was 46.40 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 46.80 in 2001, while its lowest value was 44.50 in 1998.

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 45.30
1991 45.20
1992 45.10
1993 45.00
1994 44.90
1995 44.80
1996 44.70
1997 44.60
1998 44.50
1999 44.80
2000 46.80
2001 46.80
2002 46.70
2003 46.70
2004 46.60
2005 46.60
2006 46.50
2007 46.40
2008 46.40
2009 46.30
2010 46.30
2011 46.40

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

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) in Malaysia was 78.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 83.50 in 1998, while its lowest value was 78.80 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 82.50
1991 82.70
1992 82.90
1993 83.00
1994 83.20
1995 83.30
1996 83.30
1997 83.40
1998 83.50
1999 83.10
2000 83.40
2001 82.90
2002 82.50
2003 82.00
2004 81.60
2005 81.10
2006 80.60
2007 80.20
2008 79.60
2009 79.10
2010 78.90
2011 78.80

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

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) in Malaysia was 62.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 65.40 in 2000, while its lowest value was 62.80 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 64.10
1991 64.20
1992 64.20
1993 64.30
1994 64.30
1995 64.30
1996 64.30
1997 64.30
1998 64.30
1999 64.20
2000 65.40
2001 65.10
2002 64.90
2003 64.60
2004 64.40
2005 64.10
2006 63.80
2007 63.50
2008 63.20
2009 62.90
2010 62.80
2011 62.80

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

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) in Malaysia was 43.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 44.60 in 2000, while its lowest value was 42.30 in 1998.

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 43.10
1991 43.00
1992 42.90
1993 42.80
1994 42.70
1995 42.60
1996 42.50
1997 42.40
1998 42.30
1999 42.60
2000 44.60
2001 44.50
2002 44.40
2003 44.30
2004 44.20
2005 44.10
2006 44.00
2007 44.00
2008 43.90
2009 43.80
2010 43.70
2011 43.80

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%)

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%) in Malaysia was 56.96 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 56.96 in 2011, while its lowest value was 51.71 in 1998.

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 53.28
1991 53.02
1992 52.77
1993 52.58
1994 52.39
1995 52.21
1996 52.08
1997 51.90
1998 51.71
1999 52.33
2000 54.59
2001 54.80
2002 55.02
2003 55.17
2004 55.39
2005 55.61
2006 55.84
2007 56.19
2008 56.43
2009 56.66
2010 56.68
2011 56.96

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

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) in Malaysia was 76.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 81.80 in 1998, while its lowest value was 76.90 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 80.90
1991 81.10
1992 81.30
1993 81.40
1994 81.50
1995 81.60
1996 81.60
1997 81.70
1998 81.80
1999 81.40
2000 81.70
2001 81.20
2002 80.70
2003 80.30
2004 79.80
2005 79.30
2006 78.80
2007 78.30
2008 77.80
2009 77.30
2010 77.10
2011 76.90

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

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) in Malaysia was 60.40 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 63.40 in 2000, while its lowest value was 60.40 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 62.20
1991 62.20
1992 62.30
1993 62.30
1994 62.30
1995 62.30
1996 62.30
1997 62.30
1998 62.30
1999 62.30
2000 63.40
2001 63.10
2002 62.80
2003 62.50
2004 62.20
2005 61.90
2006 61.60
2007 61.30
2008 61.00
2009 60.70
2010 60.50
2011 60.40

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure