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 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
United States 62.80 Apr/18 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.7
Euro Area 57.30 Dec/17 57.9 58 58 58.4
Japan 61.20 Mar/18 61 61 61.1 61.2
Germany 61.70 Jan/18 61.8 62 62 62.4
United Kingdom 79.00 Feb/18 79.4 79.6 80 79.9
France 72.20 Mar/18 72.4 72.5 72.4 72.6
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.9 51.51 53.54 51.46
Italy 65.70 Mar/18 66 66.1 66.2 66.4
Brazil 61.60 Mar/18 61.9 61.58 62 61.61
Canada 65.40 Apr/18 65.5 65.5 65.6 65.6
South Korea 63.50 Apr/18 63.9 62.66 62.9 62.91
Russia 62.70 Apr/18 69.7 67.98 69.4 65.33
Spain 58.46 Mar/18 60.2 60.5 61 61.2
Australia 65.60 Apr/18 65.7 65.6 65.6 65.8
Mexico 59.00 Mar/18 59.4 59.1 59.3 59.3
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.8 67.8 68.8 67.92
Turkey 53.20 Feb/18 53.2 53.4 53.2 53.2
Last Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
Albania 67.40 Dec/17 67.1 67.1 67.1 67.1
Algeria 41.80 Dec/17 41.8 41.8 41.8 41.8
Argentina 46.40 Dec/17 46.08 46.04 46.05 46.05
Armenia 60.90 Dec/17 61.51 61.52 61.52 61.52
Australia 65.60 Apr/18 65.7 65.6 65.6 65.8
Austria 61.40 Dec/17 61.42 61.59 61.44 61.57
Barbados 65.90 Jun/17 65.75 66.04 65.88 65.4
Belgium 68.40 Sep/17 68 68 68 68
Brazil 61.60 Mar/18 61.9 61.58 62 61.61
Bulgaria 54.60 Mar/18 55.97 56.71 55.78 54.88
Canada 65.40 Apr/18 65.5 65.5 65.6 65.6
Chile 59.90 Mar/18 60.05 60.08 60.05 60.07
Colombia 63.30 Feb/18 64.64 64.51 64.5 64.48
Costa Rica 57.70 Mar/18 58.7 58.9 60 59.77
Croatia 52.00 Dec/17 52 52.01 52 52.01
Cyprus 61.50 Dec/17 61.38 61.33 61.29 61.26
Czech Republic 60.40 Dec/17 60.3 60.3 60.3 60.3
Denmark 68.90 Mar/18 68.75 68.71 68.75 68.73
Dominican Republic 62.10 Dec/17 63.4 63.4 63.7 62.2
Ecuador 65.90 Dec/17 65.89 65.88 65.89 65.89
El Salvador 62.20 Dec/16 62.32 62.25 62.17 62.17
Estonia 71.40 Mar/18 72.07 72.05 72.06 72.05
Euro Area 57.30 Dec/17 57.9 58 58 58.4
European Union 58.00 Dec/17 58.1 58.27 58.01 57.88
Finland 66.10 Apr/18 66.38 66.06 65.92 65.98
France 72.20 Mar/18 72.4 72.5 72.4 72.6
Georgia 65.80 Dec/17 65.71 65.64 65.56 65.37
Germany 61.70 Jan/18 61.8 62 62 62.4
Greece 51.80 Dec/17 52.5 52.6 52.7 52.7
Hong Kong 61.20 Apr/18 61.07 61.17 61.14 61.15
Hungary 62.03 Feb/18 62.32 62.25 62.23 62.26
Iceland 82.30 Apr/18 82.17 82.17 82.13 82.1
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.9 51.51 53.54 51.46
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.8 67.8 68.8 67.92
Ireland 62.30 Dec/17 62.4 62.6 62.8 63
Israel 63.50 Mar/18 64 63.95 63.94 63.96
Italy 65.70 Mar/18 66 66.1 66.2 66.4
Japan 61.20 Mar/18 61 61 61.1 61.2
Kosovo 42.90 Dec/17 42.56 42.55 42.54 42.46
Kuwait 69.00 Dec/17 69 69 69 69
Latvia 69.30 Dec/17 69.1 69.03 68.95 68.88
Lithuania 60.60 Dec/17 60.65 60.66 60.65 60.65
Luxembourg 59.20 Dec/17 59.24 59.55 59.28 59.52
Macau 70.60 Mar/18 70.45 70.55 70.61 70.65
Macedonia 56.80 Dec/17 56.83 56.84 56.84 56.84
Malaysia 68.20 Mar/18 67.7 67.9 67.89 67.9
Malta 56.90 Dec/17 56.37 56.36 56.36 56.36
Mexico 59.00 Mar/18 59.4 59.1 59.3 59.3
Moldova 40.56 Dec/17 42.69 43.04 42.92 42.96
Mongolia 60.60 Mar/18 61.71 61.64 61.89 61.8
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/17 64.06 64.06 64.06 64.06
New Zealand 70.80 Mar/18 70.8 70.72 70.76 70.74
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15 79.39 79.4 79.4 79.38
Norway 69.50 Mar/18 69.88 69.92 71.6 69.91
Palestine 45.40 Mar/18 44.64 46.32 44.98 46.05
Philippines 62.20 Mar/18 62.1 61.57 63.1 61.57
Poland 56.20 Dec/17 56.5 56.5 56.4 56.3
Portugal 58.90 Mar/18 59.6 59.7 59.8 59.9
Puerto Rico 40.00 Feb/18 39.78 39.49 39.53 39.65
Romania 54.20 Dec/17 56.35 56.35 56.35 56.35
Russia 62.70 Apr/18 69.7 67.98 69.4 65.33
Saudi Arabia 55.60 Dec/17 57.3 57.4 57.5 54.5
Serbia 54.20 Dec/17 54.25 55.35 54.3 55.3
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17 69 67.79 69 67.56
Slovakia 92.30 Dec/17 92.06 92.06 92.06 92.06
Slovenia 58.80 Dec/17 58.79 58.79 58.79 58.79
South Africa 59.30 Mar/18 60.2 59.61 60.5 59.58
South Korea 63.50 Apr/18 63.9 62.66 62.9 62.91
Spain 58.46 Mar/18 60.2 60.5 61 61.2
Sri Lanka 54.10 Dec/17 54.16 54.02 54.04 54.09
Sweden 72.60 Apr/18 71.66 70.98 71.18 71.3
Switzerland 68.60 Dec/17 68.39 68.35 68.28 68.23
Taiwan 58.95 Apr/18 58.93 58.92 58.92 58.92
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14 86.51 86.42 86.33 86.24
Trinidad And Tobago 59.50 Jun/17 59.5 59.5 59.5 59.5
Turkey 53.20 Feb/18 53.2 53.4 53.2 53.2
Ukraine 62.00 Dec/17 62.49 62.57 62.6 62
United Kingdom 79.00 Feb/18 79.4 79.6 80 79.9
United States 62.80 Apr/18 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.7
Vietnam 76.90 Dec/17 77 76.87 77.2 76.87