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 63.00 Mar/17   62.96 62.95 62.96 62.96 62.96
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16   57.3 57.4 57.6 57.8 60
Japan 59.60 Feb/17   59.31 59.31 59.31 59.31 59.31
Germany 61.30 Dec/16   61.1 61.2 61.4 61.6 64
United Kingdom 78.40 Jan/17   78.5 78.7 79 79.2 82
France 55.90 Dec/16   56.4 56.5 56.6 55.88 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 61.40 Feb/17   61.8 61.8 61.8 61.9 62.8
Canada 65.90 Mar/17   65.8 66 66.2 66.3 67
South Korea 62.80 Mar/17   63.6 63.7 62.8 61.5 63
Australia 64.78 Mar/17   64.72 64.9 64.71 64.71 64.71
Russia 68.50 Feb/17   69.8 69.7 69.8 69.4 69.7
Spain 58.95 Dec/16   59.5 59.8 60 60.1 63
Mexico 59.35 Mar/17   59.77 59.89 59.87 59.85 59.85
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16   67.5 67.8 67.8 68.1 68.2
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 64.78 Mar/17   64.72 64.9 64.71 64.71 64.71
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 61.40 Feb/17   61.8 61.8 61.8 61.9 62.8
Bulgaria 52.70 Dec/16   52.9 52.97 52.24 51.84 52.03
Canada 65.90 Mar/17   65.8 66 66.2 66.3 67
Chile 59.38 Feb/17   59.3 59.32 59.3 59.31 59.31
Colombia 64.60 Dec/16   64.73 64.68 64.69 64.69 64.69
Costa Rica 60.00 Dec/16   61.18 60.23 59.03 58.94 59.86
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 68.90 Jan/17   68.56 68.51 68.5 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 64.10 Feb/17   66.23 66.42 66.27 66.22 66.24
France 55.90 Dec/16   56.4 56.5 56.6 55.88 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 61.20 Mar/17   61.08 61.12 61.1 61.11 61.11
Hungary 61.07 Jan/17   60.88 60.96 60.93 60.92 60.93
Iceland 82.70 Jan/17   83.37 83.39 83.4 83.4 83.4
India 52.50 Dec/13   51.9 51.51 52.45 51.46 55.32
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16   67.5 67.8 67.8 68.1 68.2
Ireland 60.20 Dec/16   60.5 60.7 60.9 61 64
Israel 64.10 Feb/17   64.08 64.08 64.08 64.08 64.08
Italy 65.50 Dec/16   65.6 65.7 65.9 66 66.5
Japan 59.60 Feb/17   59.31 59.31 59.31 59.31 59.31
Latvia 68.00 Dec/16   68.19 68.18 68.14 68.15 68.16
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 70.90 Feb/17   70.65 70.61 70.6 70.6 70.6
Macedonia 56.59 Dec/16   56.35 56.39 56.41 56.34 56.08
Malaysia 67.80 Feb/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 59.35 Mar/17   59.77 59.89 59.87 59.85 59.85
Moldova 40.00 Dec/16   45.06 44.31 39.9 40.32 40.25
Mongolia 60.40 Dec/16   60.41 60.88 60.55 60.49 60.57
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16   63.98 63.9 63.95 63.9 63.95
New Zealand 70.50 Dec/16   70.67 70.75 70.83 70.9 71.39
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 45.20 Dec/16   45.22 45.37 45.34 45.36 45.35
Philippines 60.70 Mar/17   63.7 63.2 63.4 60.76 64
Poland 56.30 Dec/16   56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7 59
Portugal 58.60 Dec/16   58.2 58.1 58 58.45 57.7
Puerto Rico 41.40 Feb/17   40.99 40.98 40.98 40.98 40.98
Romania 53.20 Dec/16   53.5 54.36 52.93 51.9 52.88
Russia 68.50 Feb/17   69.8 69.7 69.8 69.4 69.7
Saudi Arabia 55.30 Sep/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 62.80 Mar/17   63.6 63.7 62.8 61.5 63
Spain 58.95 Dec/16   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 58.81 Mar/17   58.8 58.8 58.8 58.8 58.8
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14   86.52 86.43 86.34 86.26 84.65
Turkey 52.50 Jan/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 78.40 Jan/17   78.5 78.7 79 79.2 82
United States 63.00 Mar/17   62.96 62.95 62.96 62.96 62.96
Vietnam 76.80 Dec/16   77.12 77.15 77.17 77.17 77.17