Labor Force Participation Rate - Forecast - 2018-2020

This page provides forecasts for Labor Force Participation Rate including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
United States 62.70 Dec/17 62.69 62.7 62.71 62.72
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17 57.8 57.9 58 58
Japan 60.60 Nov/17 60.93 60.96 61.06 61.15
Germany 60.90 Jun/17 61.6 61.8 62 62
United Kingdom 78.50 Sep/17 79.2 79.4 79.6 80
France 71.90 Sep/17 72.3 72.4 72.5 72.4
India 52.50 Dec/13 52.29 51.9 51.51 53.54
Italy 65.41 Sep/17 66 66 66.1 66.2
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17 61.9 61.9 61.31 62
Canada 65.80 Dec/17 66.3 66.3 66.1 66.4
South Korea 62.30 Dec/17 61.5 63.9 60.98 62.9
Russia 69.20 Nov/17 68.8 69.7 69.01 69.4
Spain 58.92 Sep/17 60.1 60.2 58.86 61
Australia 65.50 Nov/17 65.38 65.36 65.34 65.33
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17 60 60.2 60.3 60
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.8 68.8 67.8 68.8
Turkey 53.10 Oct/17 52.9 53.2 52.97 53.8
Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
Albania 66.80 Jun/17 64.57 64.06 63.77 63.55
Algeria 41.80 Dec/16 41.57 41.56 41.54 41.51
Argentina 46.30 Sep/17 45.92 45.75 45.83 45.91
Armenia 63.40 Sep/17 60.47 63.16 61.92 59.82
Australia 65.50 Nov/17 65.38 65.36 65.34 65.33
Austria 61.10 Jun/17 60.67 61 61.35 61.08
Barbados 65.30 Mar/16 64.48 64.79 64.93 65.01
Belgium 67.60 Jun/17 67.62 67.56 67.58 67.63
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17 61.9 61.9 61.31 62
Bulgaria 56.50 Sep/17 53.87 55.2 55.85 54.83
Canada 65.80 Dec/17 66.3 66.3 66.1 66.4
Chile 59.97 Nov/17 59.86 59.72 59.64 59.58
Colombia 64.80 Nov/17 64.51 64.33 64.15 64.5
Costa Rica 59.40 Sep/17 59.1 58.7 58.9 60
Croatia 52.20 Sep/17 51.67 51.81 51.75 51.66
Cyprus 61.40 Jun/17 61.19 61.16 61.13 61.1
Czech Republic 60.00 Jun/17 60.01 60.06 60.1 60.06
Denmark 68.80 Nov/17 68.86 68.93 68.99 69.05
Dominican Republic 62.60 Jun/17 63 63.4 63.4 63.7
Ecuador 65.90 Dec/17 65.93 65.91 65.96 65.96
El Salvador 62.20 Dec/16 61.4 61.36 61.33 61.3
Estonia 72.00 Sep/17 70.8 71.41 71.38 70.99
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17 57.8 57.9 58 58
European Union 58.00 Jun/17 57.66 57.94 57.99 57.78
Finland 65.20 Nov/17 66.18 66.34 66.26 66.23
France 71.90 Sep/17 72.3 72.4 72.5 72.4
Georgia 67.50 Dec/16 66.68 66.82 66.97 67.11
Germany 60.90 Jun/17 61.6 61.8 62 62
Greece 52.30 Sep/17 52.2 52.5 52.33 52.7
Hong Kong 61.10 Nov/17 61.21 61.21 61.24 61.27
Hungary 62.17 Oct/17 62.15 62.11 62.07 62.03
Iceland 81.00 Nov/17 81.72 81.78 81.82 81.85
India 52.50 Dec/13 52.29 51.9 51.51 53.54
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.8 68.8 67.8 68.8
Ireland 59.80 Jun/17 61 61.2 59.24 62
Israel 63.80 Aug/17 63.83 63.81 63.8 63.79
Italy 65.41 Sep/17 66 66 66.1 66.2
Japan 60.60 Nov/17 60.93 60.96 61.06 61.15
Kosovo 38.70 Dec/16 39.42 39.37 39.31 39.25
Kuwait 77.80 Dec/16 74.75 74.74 74.73 74.72
Latvia 69.50 Sep/17 69.02 69 68.92 68.84
Lithuania 60.80 Jun/17 60.52 60.6 60.58 60.53
Luxembourg 58.70 Jun/17 58.79 58.77 58.75 58.71
Macau 70.40 Nov/17 70.35 70.32 70.28 70.25
Macedonia 56.82 Sep/17 56.64 56.68 56.65 56.58
Malaysia 68.00 Oct/17 67.7 67.7 67.52 67.4
Malta 55.70 Jun/17 55.12 55.35 55.46 55.35
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17 60 60.2 60.3 60
Moldova 43.90 Sep/17 40.75 43.64 43.69 41.21
Mongolia 61.10 Sep/17 61.09 61.48 61.52 61.55
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17 64.23 64.25 64.25 64.24
New Zealand 71.10 Sep/17 70.99 71.01 70.96 70.93
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15 79.46 79.46 79.47 79.47
Norway 70.10 Sep/17 69.8 69.97 70 71.6
Palestine 46.50 Sep/17 46.25 45.87 45.92 45.73
Philippines 62.10 Dec/17 61.8 62.1 60.89 63.1
Poland 56.70 Jun/17 56.7 56.8 56.74 57
Portugal 59.30 Sep/17 58.1 58 59.25 58
Puerto Rico 39.90 Aug/17 40.05 40.14 40.23 40.31
Romania 56.60 Jun/17 53.42 56.17 56.43 54.08
Russia 69.20 Nov/17 68.8 69.7 69.01 69.4
Saudi Arabia 54.80 Sep/17 57.4 57.3 57.4 57.5
Serbia 54.50 Jun/17 52.96 54.17 55.38 54.3
Singapore 68.00 Dec/16 69 69 68.12 69
Slovakia 92.00 Sep/17 91.78 91.58 91.35 91.12
Slovenia 58.10 Jun/17 57.81 57.97 57.95 57.9
South Africa 59.90 Sep/17 60.2 60.2 59.21 60.5
South Korea 62.30 Dec/17 61.5 63.9 60.98 62.9
Spain 58.92 Sep/17 60.1 60.2 58.86 61
Sri Lanka 53.60 Sep/17 53.42 53.28 53.12 52.96
Sweden 72.60 Sep/17 70.95 71.36 71.24 71.17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17 68.11 68.07 68.02 67.98
Taiwan 58.88 Nov/17 58.85 58.84 58.82 58.81
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14 86.6 86.51 86.42 86.33
Turkey 53.10 Oct/17 52.9 53.2 52.97 53.8
Ukraine 62.60 Sep/17 62.26 62.39 62.4 62.6
United Kingdom 78.50 Sep/17 79.2 79.4 79.6 80
United States 62.70 Dec/17 62.69 62.7 62.71 62.72
Vietnam 76.60 Mar/17 76.9 77 76.95 77.2