Population above 15 years of age working or seeking work

percent, 1960–2017

Info Edit
Country1960196119621963196419651966196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Australia59.9360.1360.2060.1861.1661.0261.3561.5761.3861.5961.2961.7960.9360.7661.3061.1460.7860.4460.5560.8161.8961.9662.3863.1663.7563.1462.8662.4562.9363.5463.5263.1263.0062.7663.1463.3063.3663.5963.4664.4064.7665.1865.4865.4365.3965.4265.1664.9464.7165.0164.8865.15
Austria59.0659.2458.5758.5458.4658.6258.4658.5459.1359.4557.9358.5659.0859.9460.1760.4460.4060.4960.7660.9260.6960.7261.2161.22
Belgium50.6849.7449.9649.8749.1148.6448.4048.3449.2749.6349.7350.3350.5450.4150.5250.8551.9152.1851.3451.7451.8352.5553.3053.1153.5953.6853.4754.0753.2053.2553.5653.5153.3153.1153.84
Canada61.4961.8562.7363.6664.2665.0364.3964.7265.0465.6466.1066.4766.8467.2567.1466.5765.7065.3365.1564.8264.6664.8765.1265.5265.7665.9066.8567.5567.4867.1467.0167.4467.5567.0866.9066.7066.5066.4565.9965.8465.7065.76
Czech Republic61.4261.6261.5161.2461.0961.0360.9960.4060.0259.8559.4259.1859.3659.2658.7758.5158.6858.4458.3358.6459.2859.3159.4259.9260.22
Denmark65.4966.4966.7267.5266.7467.8867.6768.1267.8368.1067.3764.3864.6165.2065.4465.1865.8065.5465.9465.5265.5166.0365.6565.9365.7166.0065.3364.3763.9363.1662.3662.1962.2263.5662.27
Finland73.2273.3272.9672.6671.3570.0769.9371.8771.7171.2872.1073.1072.9672.4872.7372.6173.3374.2774.7775.5075.6875.7276.2176.0975.6075.4070.1269.7268.2466.7665.9065.0665.3765.4764.9165.2966.2866.9167.1867.0966.7666.4666.8467.4067.7068.0967.1166.5566.6166.4665.9765.8466.0465.7866.22
France56.8356.5956.2556.1356.3256.3556.5556.6556.6456.9556.4456.9757.0456.7856.7356.2456.0255.9455.9355.5655.0855.0954.7554.5654.6754.6754.5354.5054.8254.4454.5254.6554.7754.7454.8956.3456.3256.2456.1556.2756.3656.5856.5156.2656.4756.4556.3056.1556.0455.86
Germany57.5657.1356.9457.0356.6056.0055.5655.2455.1855.2955.4755.6455.7255.5854.9955.3455.4755.4955.6555.6255.8159.0858.4458.0357.7057.3757.4057.5357.8657.8457.5557.5457.2256.9257.1358.4859.0259.2059.3059.4659.5260.1260.0560.3460.4160.1760.9461.21
Greece51.9051.6751.5150.9950.4250.9950.5549.9348.2548.6148.8849.0849.2049.6648.8550.9850.7052.1751.4551.7852.2652.8752.9053.0852.9352.9853.4553.5052.6652.3352.0351.8351.9952.1552.08
Hungary58.3055.6653.6552.3751.8551.2251.4052.5852.9652.7852.9453.8053.7954.4655.0354.7054.2954.2754.8455.2456.3256.9558.6959.9461.0961.83
Ireland57.5757.4057.2357.0656.8956.7156.4056.0855.7755.4555.1354.7254.3253.9153.5053.0652.6253.0253.4253.1952.9553.3653.7753.1953.6852.2553.6053.1952.5153.2452.2253.3453.8553.0853.7154.4554.8959.6361.4962.3662.4162.4162.5763.0464.6165.6966.6866.1264.6563.0362.2761.8162.2861.6261.9462.5661.79
Italy47.3347.0946.0846.0446.1046.1246.1850.0649.7850.0050.1150.0749.5649.5449.6149.6449.8849.9349.7649.6349.7049.5449.9048.3947.8347.5647.5947.6548.0248.2648.4948.6948.9549.2449.4749.0549.0848.7549.1048.4848.2148.1449.0848.7949.0648.9749.5049.81
Japan65.9365.5365.3465.0364.4664.7263.6763.0662.9763.1763.3763.4363.2463.2963.4263.8063.4562.9962.8062.6162.6162.8463.3963.7963.9963.8163.6163.4263.4963.6763.3362.8562.4362.0361.2360.7860.4160.4160.4060.4160.1759.8659.6559.3259.0759.3459.4759.5760.0360.49
South Korea59.0158.5158.6357.6855.8356.5957.1058.2758.4659.5560.0260.6060.8960.8961.5961.9362.1162.5060.6260.6061.2061.4962.0961.5962.3362.2262.1962.1561.7260.9961.1361.3461.5961.7262.7162.8062.8863.16
Luxembourg50.8751.0051.8251.7552.3851.0651.0350.0651.8753.5352.7152.6950.8050.9651.1951.3552.3453.4153.8154.7654.1755.0055.5655.0155.9356.0158.1657.7057.5958.7559.3960.0859.9858.9159.31
Mexico57.8458.5959.4159.3559.3459.2060.4160.3759.5059.2158.3258.4457.8859.3459.3360.1360.1159.9559.9159.6859.7760.4360.2959.7759.8159.6959.35
Netherlands36.0436.5836.9737.1837.2437.4037.4637.4337.6838.2138.0838.5039.1239.1239.1539.1955.8656.5756.7057.6358.2358.0858.3358.7759.9060.1461.1361.7862.3263.0663.0763.8163.1563.3063.6263.7364.7765.4965.5865.0964.7865.2465.1964.6264.3864.0964.01
New Zealand66.6966.3564.8463.5963.8663.8463.3663.2964.1164.7465.6065.4765.0365.1165.2365.7866.5166.3066.9167.6768.1968.4368.4068.1667.9768.3368.0368.1968.9668.9869.7970.68
Norway61.3161.1760.8261.3263.5664.2464.9365.3067.0767.5967.5068.9969.1769.4670.8271.8971.1769.9069.4768.4868.4068.1168.5169.6471.1272.5073.3073.2773.4873.4673.5372.8472.6472.4572.0072.7773.9472.7671.9271.4471.5471.2171.0171.1770.6469.83
Poland61.6960.9360.1758.7658.2257.7257.0856.6856.5956.3455.4154.7554.7054.9054.0053.7154.2254.9255.3255.5555.8755.9456.2556.1656.2256.44
Portugal61.7760.7660.7760.9560.6361.3961.2161.3460.4161.5859.7758.3558.1057.9458.1458.5658.9660.3158.9758.2558.1857.6457.3557.6060.3360.4660.9561.4961.9461.8961.5661.8762.0762.2262.0361.3561.2360.5160.1659.3058.8258.5958.4558.95
Slovakia59.8959.8360.1659.6759.5659.7560.0760.5760.0860.2560.0859.4259.0558.7559.3458.8859.9058.7659.2059.2859.3559.6460.0359.95
Spain52.3053.0952.1451.8953.4952.9252.4451.9951.4350.9250.8250.8350.4449.9849.9051.0851.5951.4351.5651.5551.2951.3251.4851.4551.7552.0552.3352.8253.8353.0054.6155.8456.7157.7958.6459.2860.0860.1860.2860.3360.4060.0259.6059.5459.2358.83
Sweden67.2366.5666.2966.4565.7666.2866.4066.7267.1767.2267.3568.3669.5970.1369.9870.4071.2071.6571.6871.9372.0872.1572.5072.8172.9973.5274.0874.4173.8572.3570.7770.0470.5370.5469.9069.6070.0070.9071.2871.2971.0770.8072.0272.0871.1571.2370.5870.4870.9271.1271.4871.9471.9772.0672.67
Switzerland68.4368.2968.2267.3567.0567.5067.3667.9767.8067.3667.8067.7267.8567.2766.9867.3567.6268.1968.2367.0067.4667.5267.5467.9168.1568.5768.44
Turkey57.4658.0956.6157.0156.0152.1754.6654.1453.7452.5652.8152.7249.9549.8249.5848.3346.3146.4346.2646.2446.8947.8848.8049.8749.9650.8450.5151.3052.0052.83
United Kingdom62.0462.1662.3262.5263.1063.8964.0163.5962.9362.4662.3262.1362.1862.5462.1762.5962.7462.5562.7362.8262.7962.8763.4463.1963.4463.2062.9362.9763.0863.1063.2563.1463.4763.43
United States63.4863.5963.3058.8358.8758.9659.3459.5359.6460.1060.3860.1860.3960.8061.2561.2361.5862.2663.1563.6763.7563.8863.9764.0364.3764.7965.2565.5965.9166.4666.5266.1866.4466.3166.5966.6266.7767.1067.0967.0867.0766.8266.5866.2465.9966.0466.1866.0465.9965.3764.7064.1163.7063.2562.8962.6562.7962.85
Brazil67.0167.8267.8168.5669.3469.0268.5968.5768.5867.3866.1762.6062.4562.2462.4162.4862.75
Bulgaria49.2150.5949.9949.1849.7449.6951.2952.6053.8153.0253.3952.5153.0853.9054.1454.0753.3355.35
Chile56.4856.4356.5756.7055.9655.0354.5355.0655.4555.7656.8857.3058.5958.4958.4759.8059.7459.5659.8059.6759.4759.71
China76.8276.2475.6575.0674.4873.8973.3072.7272.1371.5470.96
Colombia67.6467.5168.2066.6965.9464.9163.8964.1666.9568.2468.9269.7869.3969.4169.7669.3969.17
Costa Rica57.4757.5556.9657.3556.5055.6656.5457.0258.0355.9758.1259.6959.6958.8761.0460.6561.0159.8062.0761.7262.5862.1461.5060.7159.0062.7962.2862.5361.2458.3958.81
Croatia51.1050.2850.5849.6249.1952.9353.1253.1252.5851.8451.3750.8452.3652.7051.3251.61
Cyprus60.2861.6961.8663.1762.9563.2063.5464.3964.2163.7364.2763.7463.4363.3063.7563.1661.9461.59
Estonia73.5972.2069.7367.5267.1965.4564.7365.1164.2663.3664.0163.4362.3663.3163.2763.3665.8666.0266.9166.6366.5267.6867.9968.2668.3269.7170.6671.84
India58.4058.3058.2058.1058.0057.9058.3458.7859.2259.6660.1060.5460.2459.9359.6359.3359.0358.7359.0759.4059.7460.0760.4158.4857.6556.8155.8254.8354.1153.40
Indonesia67.7668.6067.7667.8667.6367.4066.4566.8067.2567.4167.7768.3968.6767.9567.8867.6267.1967.84
Israel56.7456.8357.6559.0859.8659.1459.4760.0161.2761.8662.2061.5361.2860.7561.1761.6961.7761.0561.4261.9262.2462.5663.0162.9563.2063.4263.0963.5863.6864.2164.0964.1464.00
Latvia56.1656.5957.3757.2957.6157.3659.1060.2661.5560.1358.8858.5259.7359.4359.2760.0760.4260.83
Lithuania59.6858.5158.0858.1556.9656.2855.2555.5555.8256.5556.8257.3957.7358.0058.9359.1660.3360.60
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)54.0254.5255.1255.4855.6955.4855.1755.8555.9255.3854.8955.13
Malta49.6850.3349.8449.9649.5849.0749.1149.8550.0550.2350.7751.4452.0453.1554.0254.4855.0355.97
Namibia63.4863.5963.3058.8358.8758.9659.3459.5359.6460.1060.3860.1860.3960.8061.2561.2361.5762.2263.1163.6763.8063.9964.0164.1064.4464.8865.3365.6866.0066.5466.5964.5765.2864.8565.4864.9665.0165.4965.4965.3365.2764.9164.8264.5164.6464.6164.8764.8064.7364.2363.7063.2963.1462.8062.3962.2262.2762.23
Romania63.0262.0156.9154.6554.7053.9454.9754.7754.5154.4454.8754.1154.6154.5354.8754.5453.7254.94
Russia70.7468.3665.8765.1463.8962.2561.1465.2865.4664.2064.8764.6965.4165.9866.3467.0867.4367.6367.6768.3268.6668.5268.8869.1469.5369.09
Slovenia57.6558.0157.4456.5458.9659.2559.3059.7059.4959.4459.1757.9257.5457.2557.6757.3256.6058.43
South Africa59.0758.8256.9555.2256.9558.0257.2055.7853.9652.2652.1752.5153.0853.3254.6054.7055.59

The labor force participation rates is calculated as the labor force divided by the total population of a specified age (here, age greater than or equal to 15).

Source: OECD