Labor Force Participation Rate | Forecast | 2017-2020

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 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
United States 62.90 Aug/17 62.9 62.92 62.93 62.94 63.04
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17   57.4 57.6 57.8 57.9 60
Japan 60.80 Jul/17   60.55 60.54 60.54 60.54 60.54
Germany 60.80 Mar/17   61.2 61.4 61.6 61.8 64
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/17   78.7 79 79.2 79.2 82
France 72.00 Jun/17   56.5 56.6 71.98 71.92 57.5
India 52.50 Dec/13   51.51 52.45 51.46 51.79 55.32
Italy 65.40 Jun/17   65.7 65.9 66 66 66.5
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17   61.8 61.8 61.9 61.9 62.8
Canada 65.70 Aug/17   66 66.2 66.3 66.3 67
South Korea 63.30 Aug/17   63.7 62.8 61.5 63.9 63
Russia 69.20 Jul/17   69.7 69.8 68.8 69.7 69.7
Spain 58.84 Jun/17   59.8 60 60.1 60.2 63
Australia 65.30 Aug/17   64.9 65.06 65.06 65.06 65.06
Mexico 59.80 Jul/17   59.88 59.88 59.85 59.84 59.84
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17   68.5 68.5 68.8 68.8 69.1
Turkey 52.70 Jun/17   52.8 53 52.9 53.2 54.9
Last Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Albania 65.90 Mar/17   65.15 64.74 64.38 64.04 63.81
Algeria 41.80 Dec/16   42.41 42.61 42.17 41.72 41.94
Argentina 45.40 Jun/17   45.85 45.56 45.63 45.76 45.69
Armenia 58.90 Mar/17   62.57 60.64 58.82 60.08 60.84
Australia 65.30 Aug/17   64.9 65.06 65.06 65.06 65.06
Austria 60.50 Mar/17   61.89 61.1 60.58 61.23 61.11
Barbados 65.30 Mar/16   65.03 65.17 65.22 64.67 65.08
Belgium 67.50 Mar/17   67.66 67.98 67.66 67.61 67.73
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17   61.8 61.8 61.9 61.9 62.8
Bulgaria 55.80 Jun/17   55.33 54.02 54.58 56.24 54.83
Canada 65.70 Aug/17   66 66.2 66.3 66.3 67
Chile 59.54 Jul/17   59.51 59.47 59.5 59.48 59.49
Colombia 63.70 Jul/17   63.97 64.35 64.19 64.2 65
Costa Rica 59.50 Mar/17   58.62 57.88 58.66 58.63 58.64
Croatia 50.60 Mar/17   50.81 50.76 50.59 50.67 50.66
Cyprus 61.50 Mar/17   61.7 61.74 61.67 61.73 61.72
Czech Republic 59.90 Mar/17   60.15 60.18 59.99 60 60.13
Denmark 69.00 Jul/17   69.05 69.12 69.18 69.24 69.71
Dominican Republic 65.40 Sep/16   64.99 64.83 64.95 65.06 65.57
Ecuador 68.90 Mar/17   69 67.61 68.91 67.69 67.85
El Salvador 62.20 Dec/16   61.33 61.3 61.13 60.96 60.33
Estonia 72.00 Jun/17   71.66 70.24 70.76 71.83 70.91
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17   57.4 57.6 57.8 57.9 60
European Union 57.50 Mar/17   57.86 57.75 57.54 57.65 57.72
Finland 67.20 Jul/17   65.85 65.99 66.25 66.28 66.25
France 72.00 Jun/17   56.5 56.6 71.98 71.92 57.5
Georgia 67.50 Dec/16   67.26 67.43 67.36 67.3 66.21
Germany 60.80 Mar/17   61.2 61.4 61.6 61.8 64
Greece 52.40 Jun/17   52 52.2 52.2 52.5 53.2
Guatemala 61.10 Dec/15   60.75 60.81 60.77 60.75 60.74
Hong Kong 61.40 Aug/17   61.37 61.28 61.31 61.3 61.3
Hungary 62.02 Jun/17   62.08 61.95 61.96 61.98 61.97
Iceland 81.10 Jul/17   82.42 82.75 82.79 82.78 82.78
India 52.50 Dec/13   51.51 52.45 51.46 51.79 55.32
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17   68.5 68.5 68.8 68.8 69.1
Ireland 60.40 Mar/17   60.7 60.9 61 61.2 64
Israel 63.80 Aug/17   64.11 64.09 64.1 64.09 64.09
Italy 65.40 Jun/17   65.7 65.9 66 66 66.5
Japan 60.80 Jul/17   60.55 60.54 60.54 60.54 60.54
Kosovo 38.70 Dec/16   39.31 39.25 39.22 39.19 39.15
Latvia 68.60 Jun/17   68.49 68.4 68.44 68.51 68.53
Lithuania 60.30 Mar/17   60.88 60.87 60.9 61.07 61.92
Luxembourg 59.40 Mar/17   59.38 59.35 59.35 59.36 59.36
Macau 71.40 Jul/17   71.46 71.48 71.49 71.49 71.49
Macedonia 56.90 Jun/17   56.75 56.6 56.62 56.66 56.33
Malaysia 67.70 Jul/17 67.7 67.8 67.7 67.7 67.9
Malta 54.70 Mar/17   54.84 54.85 54.85 54.85 54.85
Mexico 59.80 Jul/17   59.88 59.88 59.85 59.84 59.84
Moldova 44.10 Jun/17   44.26 40.84 40.71 43.69 42.15
Mongolia 61.60 Jun/17   60.57 60.26 59.93 60.06 60.16
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17   63.87 63.91 63.85 63.9 63.9
New Zealand 70.00 Jun/17   70.05 69.95 69.98 69.96 69.96
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15   79.4 79.4 79.38 79.37 79.17
Norway 70.20 Jun/17   70.46 71.2 69.26 69.84 72.1
Palestine 45.40 Jun/17   45.63 45.52 45.57 45.56 45.55
Philippines 60.60 Sep/17   62 62.8 61.8 62.1 64
Poland 56.20 Mar/17   56.5 56.6 56.7 56.8 59
Portugal 59.00 Jun/17   58.3 58.2 58.1 58 57.8
Puerto Rico 39.70 Jul/17   40.61 40.6 40.6 40.6 40.6
Romania 52.90 Mar/17   54.36 52.93 51.9 53.31 52.88
Russia 69.20 Jul/17   69.7 69.8 68.8 69.7 69.7
Saudi Arabia 55.10 Mar/17   56.8 57.1 57.4 57.3 58.5
Serbia 54.50 Jun/17   56.31 56.54 56.57 56.58 56.58
Singapore 68.00 Dec/16   68.7 68.7 69 69 71.5
Slovakia 91.90 Jun/17   91.91 91.81 91.66 91.45 89.38
Slovenia 57.70 Mar/17   56.9 57.05 56.86 56.83 56.93
South Africa 59.90 Jun/17   59.8 60 60.2 60.2 61
South Korea 63.30 Aug/17   63.7 62.8 61.5 63.9 63
Spain 58.84 Jun/17   59.8 60 60.1 60.2 63
Sri Lanka 54.70 Mar/17   54.24 54.17 54.3 54.31 54.28
Sweden 74.70 Jul/17   70.84 71.05 71.25 71.17 71.16
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17   69.58 69.61 69.65 69.63 69.66
Taiwan 58.82 Jul/17   58.8 58.8 58.8 58.8 58.8
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14   86.43 86.34 86.26 86.17 84.65
Turkey 52.70 Jun/17   52.8 53 52.9 53.2 54.9
Ukraine 61.40 Mar/17   62.5 62.4 61.31 61.57 63.5
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/17   78.7 79 79.2 79.2 82
United States 62.90 Aug/17 62.9 62.92 62.93 62.94 63.04
Vietnam 76.60 Mar/17   76.4 76.9 76.9 77 77.8