The labor force participation rate in the United States was unchanged at 61.9 percent in December 2021, remaining still 1.5 percentage points lower than in February 2020 before the pandemic started. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States averaged 62.85 percent from 1948 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 67.30 percent in January of 2000 and a record low of 58.10 percent in December of 1954. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Labor Force Participation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.
Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States is expected to be 62.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 62.50 percent in 2023 and 62.90 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.