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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Sri Lanka increased to 53.80 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 53.30 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Labor Force Participation Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 50.15 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.

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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.60 11.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 7999821.00 7815280.00 8558431.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 376180.00 377987.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.80 53.30 54.30 46.90 percent [+]
Wages 8839.35 7556.25 8839.35 3121.95 LKR/Month [+]
Population 20.96 20.77 20.96 9.90 Million [+]
Employment Rate 95.40 94.70 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 97900.00 81600.00 97900.00 81600.00 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 30900.00 25900.00 30900.00 25900.00 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 21.60 21.20 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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.80 53.30 54.30 46.90 1990 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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