Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate  1990-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Sri Lanka increased to 54 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 53.80 percent in the third quarter of 2016. Labor Force Participation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 50.19 percent from 1990 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 54.30 percent in the second quarter of 2015 and a record low of 46.90 percent in the third quarter of 1992.

Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate
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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.50 11.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8006700.00 7999821.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 348141.00 376180.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.00 53.80 54.30 46.90 percent [+]
Wages 8839.35 7556.25 8839.35 3121.95 LKR/Month [+]
Population 21.20 20.96 21.20 9.90 Million [+]
Employment Rate 95.80 95.50 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 55614.20 53881.90 55614.20 53881.90 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 30889.70 30116.00 30889.70 28560.80 LKR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 51400.00 50000.00 51400.00 49500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 25000.00 20600.00 25000.00 20600.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.00 21.60 21.70 15.40 percent [+]


Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.00 53.80 54.30 46.90 1990 - 2016 percent Quarterly



labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Feb/17
France 71.40 Mar/17
Switzerland 69.50 Dec/16
Russia 68.90 Mar/17
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16
Canada 65.60 Apr/17
Italy 65.50 Dec/16
Australia 64.80 Apr/17
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16
South Korea 63.50 Apr/17
United States 62.90 Apr/17
Brazil 61.60 Mar/17
Germany 61.30 Dec/16
Japan 59.60 Mar/17
Mexico 59.35 Mar/17
Spain 58.78 Mar/17
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16
Turkey 52.70 Feb/17
India 52.50 Dec/13