Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) fell to 61.6% in Kyrgyzstan in 2018

Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) (%)
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Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) reached 61.6 % in 2018 in Kyrgyzstan. This is 0.13 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) in Kyrgyzstan reached an all time high of 65.7 % in 2006 and an all time low of 61.6 % in 2018. When compared to Kyrgyzstan's main peers, Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) in China amounted to 68.7 %, 70.8 % in Kazakhstan, 43.6 % in Tajikistan and 65.5 % in Uzbekistan in 2018.

Kyrgyzstan has been ranked 93rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+), 23 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The labour force participation rate is the proportion of the population aged 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labour for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Labour Participation Rate, Total (As % of Total Population Ages 15+) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 63.9% 64.3% 64.8% 65.3% 65.6%
China % 70.6% 70.4% 70.2% 69.9% 69.6%
India % 52.3% 52.3% 52.2% 52.2% 52.1%
Japan % 59.3% 59.6% 59.8% 60.0% 60.5%
Kazakhstan % 70.5% 70.6% 70.9% 70.9% 71.0%
Kyrgyzstan % 63.9% 62.5% 62.4% 62.4% 61.6%
Russia % 62.7% 62.6% 62.7% 62.7% 62.9%
Tajikistan % 43.4% 43.4% 43.5% 43.5% 43.6%
Turkmenistan % 64.5% 64.8% 65.0% 65.2% 65.3%
USA % 62.9% 62.5% 62.2% 62.0% 62.2%
Uzbekistan % 64.5% 64.7% 65.0% 65.2% 65.3%