Labor Force Participation Rate | Forecast | 2016-2020

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 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
United States 62.90 Apr/17   62.88 62.88 62.89 62.89 62.89
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16   57.3 57.4 57.6 57.8 60
Japan 59.60 Mar/17   59.74 59.74 59.74 59.74 59.74
Germany 61.30 Dec/16   61.1 61.2 61.4 61.6 64
United Kingdom 78.50 Feb/17 78.5 78.7 79 79.2 82
France 71.40 Mar/17   56.4 56.5 56.6 71.38 57.5
India 52.50 Dec/13   51.9 51.51 52.45 51.46 55.32
Italy 65.50 Dec/16   65.6 65.7 65.9 66 66.5
Brazil 61.60 Mar/17   61.8 61.8 61.8 61.9 62.8
Canada 65.60 Apr/17   65.8 66 66.2 66.3 67
South Korea 63.50 Apr/17   63.6 63.7 62.8 61.5 63
Australia 64.80 Apr/17   64.79 64.9 64.78 64.78 64.78
Russia 68.80 Apr/17   69.8 69.7 69.8 68.8 69.7
Spain 58.78 Mar/17   59.5 59.8 60 60.1 63
Mexico 58.93 Apr/17   59.55 59.85 59.89 59.86 59.85
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16   68.5 68.5 68.5 68.8 69.1
Last Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Albania 65.70 Dec/16   64.3 63.73 63.22 63.1 64.14
Algeria 41.80 Dec/16   42.22 42.41 42.61 42.17 41.94
Argentina 45.30 Dec/16   45.48 45.57 45.4 45.28 45.42
Armenia 60.70 Dec/16   60.33 62.52 60.59 58.65 60.74
Australia 64.80 Apr/17   64.79 64.9 64.78 64.78 64.78
Austria 61.10 Dec/16   61.32 61.94 61.15 60.73 61.19
Barbados 65.30 Mar/16   64.59 65.03 65.17 65.22 65.08
Belgium 68.40 Dec/16   67.65 67.74 68.07 67.85 67.86
Brazil 61.60 Mar/17   61.8 61.8 61.8 61.9 62.8
Bulgaria 53.70 Mar/17   54.2 53.83 53.08 53.75 53.47
Canada 65.60 Apr/17   65.8 66 66.2 66.3 67
Chile 59.47 Mar/17   59.45 59.49 59.46 59.48 59.47
Colombia 63.60 Mar/17   64.22 64.15 64.14 64.15 64.15
Costa Rica 59.50 Mar/17   59.18 58.62 57.88 58.66 58.64
Croatia 51.30 Dec/16   51.37 51.27 51.26 51.27 51.28
Cyprus 62.90 Dec/16   63.32 63.31 63.28 63.23 63.17
Czech Republic 60.20 Dec/16   60.27 60.42 60.45 60.42 60.59
Denmark 68.80 Feb/17   68.56 68.51 68.49 68.49 68.49
Dominican Republic 65.40 Sep/16   65.14 64.99 64.83 64.95 65.57
Ecuador 67.30 Dec/16   67.39 68.69 67.41 68.59 67.63
El Salvador 62.79 Dec/14   63.19 63.24 63.3 63.17 62.79
Estonia 69.60 Dec/16   71.25 71.31 69.81 69.85 70.25
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16   57.3 57.4 57.6 57.8 60
European Union 57.80 Dec/16   57.78 57.93 57.84 57.72 57.86
Finland 66.20 Apr/17   66.38 66.34 66.24 66.23 66.24
France 71.40 Mar/17   56.4 56.5 56.6 71.38 57.5
Georgia 67.80 Dec/15   66.03 66.01 65.98 66.02 64.22
Germany 61.30 Dec/16   61.1 61.2 61.4 61.6 64
Greece 51.90 Dec/16   52 52 52.2 52.2 53.2
Guatemala 61.10 Dec/15   60.71 60.75 60.81 60.77 60.74
Hong Kong 61.10 Apr/17   61.03 61.08 61.07 61.07 61.07
Hungary 61.35 Mar/17   61.81 61.71 61.65 61.68 61.68
Iceland 84.10 Apr/17   84.18 84.03 84.01 84.01 84.02
India 52.50 Dec/13   51.9 51.51 52.45 51.46 55.32
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16   68.5 68.5 68.5 68.8 69.1
Ireland 60.40 Mar/17   60.5 60.7 60.9 61 64
Israel 64.00 Apr/17   63.96 63.95 63.95 63.95 63.95
Italy 65.50 Dec/16   65.6 65.7 65.9 66 66.5
Japan 59.60 Mar/17   59.74 59.74 59.74 59.74 59.74
Latvia 68.00 Mar/17   68.1 68.1 68.05 68.05 68.05
Lithuania 60.40 Dec/16   60.92 61.02 61.05 61.18 62.33
Luxembourg 59.50 Dec/16   59.35 59.36 59.33 59.33 59.34
Macau 71.10 Apr/17   71.08 71.07 71.07 71.07 71.07
Macedonia 56.59 Dec/16   56.35 56.39 56.41 56.34 56.08
Malaysia 67.70 Mar/17   67.8 67.7 67.8 67.7 67.9
Malta 54.90 Dec/16   55.01 55.02 55.02 55.02 55.02
Mexico 58.93 Apr/17   59.55 59.85 59.89 59.86 59.85
Moldova 40.00 Dec/16   45.06 44.31 39.9 40.32 40.25
Mongolia 59.50 Mar/17   59.97 60.57 60.26 59.93 60.16
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16   63.98 63.9 63.95 63.9 63.95
New Zealand 70.60 Mar/17   70.69 70.78 70.86 70.93 71.44
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15   79.39 79.4 79.4 79.38 79.17
Norway 69.80 Dec/16   71 70.45 71.2 69.57 72.1
Palestine 45.80 Mar/17   45.55 45.75 45.66 45.68 45.68
Philippines 60.70 Mar/17   61.2 62 62.8 61.8 64
Poland 56.30 Dec/16   56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7 59
Portugal 58.50 Mar/17   58.2 58.1 58 58.58 57.7
Puerto Rico 40.50 Apr/17   40.51 40.61 40.6 40.6 40.6
Romania 53.20 Dec/16   53.5 54.36 52.93 51.9 52.88
Russia 68.80 Apr/17   69.8 69.7 69.8 68.8 69.7
Saudi Arabia 56.50 Dec/16   55.1 55.5 55.3 55.4 55.6
Serbia 52.30 Dec/16   51.49 52.34 51.81 50.76 50.85
Singapore 68.00 Dec/16   68.7 68.7 68.7 69 71.5
Slovakia 90.90 Dec/16   91.69 91.6 91.94 91.89 92.91
Slovenia 57.20 Dec/16   56.8 56.9 57.05 56.86 56.93
South Africa 59.20 Dec/16   59.9 59.8 60 60.2 61
South Korea 63.50 Apr/17   63.6 63.7 62.8 61.5 63
Spain 58.78 Mar/17   59.5 59.8 60 60.1 63
Sri Lanka 54.00 Dec/16   53.86 53.85 53.88 53.91 53.89
Sweden 64.40 Dec/16   65.76 65.37 64.47 64.8 64.64
Switzerland 69.50 Dec/16   69.53 69.58 69.61 69.65 69.66
Taiwan 58.70 Apr/17   58.71 58.71 58.71 58.71 58.71
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14   86.52 86.43 86.34 86.26 84.65
Turkey 52.70 Feb/17   52.6 52.8 53 52.9 54.9
Ukraine 61.70 Dec/16   62.7 62.5 62.4 61.71 63.5
United Kingdom 78.50 Feb/17 78.5 78.7 79 79.2 82
United States 62.90 Apr/17   62.88 62.88 62.89 62.89 62.89
Vietnam 76.60 Mar/17   76.5 76.4 76.9 76.9 77.8