Population above 15 years of age working or seeking work

percent, 1960–2017

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    1960 Ranking
    1. United States 63.48
    2. Namibia 63.48
    2017 Ranking
    1. Sweden 72.67
    2. Estonia 71.85
    3. New Zealand 70.68
    4. Norway 69.83
    5. Colombia 69.17
    6. Russia 69.09
    7. Switzerland 68.44
    8. Indonesia 67.84
    9. Finland 66.22
    10. Canada 65.76
    11. Australia 65.15
    12. Netherlands 64.01
    13. Israel 64.00
    14. United Kingdom 63.43
    15. South Korea 63.16
    16. United States 62.85
    17. Brazil 62.75
    18. Denmark 62.27
    19. Namibia 62.23
    20. Hungary 61.84
    21. Ireland 61.80
    22. Cyprus 61.59
    23. Austria 61.22
    24. Germany 61.21
    25. Latvia 60.83
    26. Lithuania 60.60
    27. Japan 60.49
    28. Czech Republic 60.22
    29. Slovakia 59.95
    30. Chile 59.71
    31. Mexico 59.35
    32. Luxembourg 59.31
    33. Portugal 58.95
    34. Spain 58.83
    35. Costa Rica 58.81
    36. Slovenia 58.43
    37. Poland 56.44
    38. Malta 55.97
    39. France 55.86
    40. South Africa 55.59
    41. Bulgaria 55.36
    42. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 55.13
    43. Romania 54.94
    44. Belgium 53.84
    45. Turkey 52.83
    46. Greece 52.08
    47. Croatia 51.61
    48. Italy 49.82

    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