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Labour Force to Population (Total) (%), 2014
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2014, Qatar ranked the highest in Labour Force to Population (Total) with 70.2% followed by United Arab Emirates and Macao. On the other end of the scale was East Timor with 20.8%, Palestine with 22.8% and Jordan with 23.4%.

Average Labour Force to Population (Total) reached 45.8% in 2014 in the World. This is 1.64 % less than in the previous year and -0.492 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Labour Force to Population (Total) reached an all time high of 46.5% in 2013 and an all time low of 43.9% in 1990. The average annual growth amounted to 0.176 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Labour Force to Population (Total) indicator page.