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Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) (%), 2018
Labour | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2018, Qatar ranked the highest in Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) with 94.7% followed by United Arab Emirates and Niger. On the other end of the scale was Moldova with 45.6%, Papua New Guinea with 47.6% and Comoros with 50.7%.

Average Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) reached 74.9% in 2018 in the World. This is 0.209 % less than in the previous year and -2.35 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) reached an all time high of 80.2% in 1990 and an all time low of 74.9% in 2018. The average annual growth amounted to -0.243 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) indicator page.

Labour Participation Rate, Male (As % of Male Population Aged 15+Years Old) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bahrain % 86.8% 87.0% 87.1% 87.0% 86.9%
Cambodia % 88.4% 88.0% 87.6% 87.3% 87.3%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % 87.4% 87.4% 87.4% 87.3% 87.3%
Eritrea % 87.0% 87.2% 87.4% 87.4% 87.3%
Ethiopia % 88.5% 88.2% 87.8% 87.3% 86.9%
Guatemala % 87.7% 83.5% 84.4% 85.5% 85.0%
Kuwait % 85.3% 85.8% 86.2% 86.5% 85.7%
Madagascar % 90.2% 90.1% 89.9% 89.6% 89.4%
Niger % 91.0% 90.9% 90.9% 90.8% 90.7%
Oman % 84.3% 85.5% 86.8% 88.1% 87.9%
Peru % 86.0% 85.4% 84.9% 84.2% 83.0%
Qatar % 94.0% 94.0% 94.4% 95.0% 94.7%
Tanzania % 88.3% 87.9% 87.5% 87.4% 87.4%
United Arab Emirates % 94.2% 94.2% 94.4% 94.7% 94.1%
Zimbabwe % 88.6% 88.7% 88.8% 88.9% 88.9%