Labor Force Participation Rate - Forecast - 2018-2020

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 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19
United States 62.70 Aug/18 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.7
Euro Area 57.00 Mar/18 58 58 58.4 58.6
Japan 61.50 Jul/18 61.3 60.8 61.5 61.5
Germany 61.00 Mar/18 62 62 62.4 62.6
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/18 79.6 80 79.9 79.9
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.51 53.54 51.46 51.79
France 72.20 Jun/18 72.5 72.4 72.6 72.5
Brazil 61.40 Jun/18 61.41 62 61.47 61.48
Italy 65.70 Jul/18 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.5
Canada 65.30 Aug/18 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.6
Russia 62.90 Jul/18 63.14 69.4 63.33 63.33
South Korea 63.40 Aug/18 62.7 62.5 63.1 62.9
Australia 65.70 Aug/18 65.6 65.6 65.8 65.7
Spain 58.80 Jun/18 60.5 61 61.2 61.5
Mexico 59.70 Jul/18 59.1 59.3 59.3 59.2
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18 68.27 68.8 68.55 68.7
Turkey 53.20 Jun/18 53.4 53.2 53.2 53.6
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/18 63.92 63.95 63.91 63.96
Last Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19
Albania 68.00 Jun/18 67.69 67.43 67.08 66.7
Algeria 41.80 Dec/17 41.37 41.25 41.37 41.49
Argentina 46.70 Mar/18 46.56 46.46 46.61 46.47
Armenia 60.70 Mar/18 60.9 61.3 60.8 61.2
Australia 65.70 Aug/18 65.6 65.6 65.8 65.7
Austria 60.80 Mar/18 61.78 61.41 60.91 61.27
Barbados 65.90 Jun/17 66.04 65.88 65.4 65.63
Belgium 68.10 Mar/18 68.35 68.43 68.2 68.15
Brazil 61.40 Jun/18 61.41 62 61.47 61.48
Bulgaria 55.50 Jun/18 56.22 55.46 54.64 55.34
Canada 65.30 Aug/18 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.6
Chile 59.70 Jul/18 59.56 59.57 59.57 59.57
Colombia 63.60 Jul/18 63.67 64.5 63.78 63.79
Costa Rica 60.90 Jun/18 58.9 60 58.19 58.41
Croatia 51.00 Mar/18 51.67 51.5 51.2 51.39
Cyprus 62.00 Mar/18 62.24 62.28 62.45 62.47
Czech Republic 60.30 Mar/18 60.73 60.61 60.49 60.61
Denmark 69.40 Jul/18 69.42 69.46 69.46 69.46
Dominican Republic 62.90 Mar/18 63.4 63.7 62.86 62.87
Ecuador 63.20 Jun/18 64.01 63.92 63.76 62.95
El Salvador 61.90 Dec/17 61.95 61.87 61.87 61.87
Estonia 71.90 Jun/18 72.29 72.1 71.8 72.08
Euro Area 57.00 Mar/18 58 58 58.4 58.6
European Union 57.70 Mar/18 58 58 58.4 58.6
Finland 68.30 Jul/18 66.33 65.38 65.91 66.15
France 72.20 Jun/18 72.5 72.4 72.6 72.5
Georgia 65.80 Dec/17 66.4 66.4 66.8 66.8
Germany 61.00 Mar/18 62 62 62.4 62.6
Greece 52.10 Jun/18 52.6 52.7 52.7 52.8
Hong Kong 61.40 Aug/18 61.18 61.18 61.18 61.18
Hungary 62.53 Jun/18 62.59 62.46 62.44 62.48
Iceland 81.90 Jul/18 81.42 81.58 81.62 81.62
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.51 53.54 51.46 51.79
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18 68.27 68.8 68.55 68.7
Ireland 62.20 Jun/18 62.6 62.8 63 63.4
Israel 63.90 Jul/18 63.93 63.92 63.92 63.92
Italy 65.70 Jul/18 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.5
Jamaica 64.50 Jun/18 64.62 64.39 64.24 64.39
Japan 61.50 Jul/18 61.3 60.8 61.5 61.5
Kosovo 40.40 Jun/18 37.09 37.66 37.42 37.58
Kuwait 69.00 Dec/17 68.62 68.47 68.36 68.25
Latvia 69.20 Mar/18 69.48 69.48 69.48 69.51
Lithuania 60.80 Mar/18 60.99 61.02 61.13 61.24
Luxembourg 59.90 Mar/18 59.68 59.77 59.74 59.73
Macau 71.10 Jul/18 71.1 71.3 70.6 70.1
Macedonia 56.91 Jun/18 56.86 56.85 56.89 56.91
Malaysia 68.60 Jul/18 68.6 68.7 68.8 69.1
Malta 56.90 Mar/18 56.92 56.92 56.92 56.92
Mexico 59.70 Jul/18 59.1 59.3 59.3 59.2
Moldova 46.40 Jun/18 45.37 41.25 40.73 46.45
Mongolia 61.00 Jun/18 61.2 61.7 62.1 62.3
Myanmar 64.71 Dec/15 65 65 67 67
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/18 63.92 63.95 63.91 63.96
New Zealand 70.90 Jun/18 70.82 70.89 70.83 70.88
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15 79.4 79.4 79.38 79.37
Norway 70.40 Jun/18 69.7 69.6 69.7 70.6
Palestine 45.90 Jun/18 45.49 44.56 45.3 44.64
Philippines 60.10 Sep/18 60.1 61.2 62 62.4
Poland 56.50 Jun/18 56.5 56.4 56.3 56.6
Portugal 59.00 Jun/18 59.7 59.8 59.9 60
Puerto Rico 41.00 Jul/18 40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8
Romania 53.80 Mar/18 56.45 54.39 54.11 56.84
Russia 62.90 Jul/18 63.14 69.4 63.33 63.33
Saudi Arabia 55.50 Mar/18 55.8 55.9 56 56.1
Serbia 55.20 Jun/18 56.89 56.23 54.58 55.65
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17 69 69 71 71
Slovakia 93.40 Jun/18 93.24 93.49 93.76 94.05
Slovenia 58.30 Mar/18 58.95 58.8 58.5 58.56
South Africa 59.10 Jun/18 59.67 60.5 59.65 59.18
South Korea 63.40 Aug/18 62.7 62.5 63.1 62.9
Spain 58.80 Jun/18 60.5 61 61.2 61.5
Sri Lanka 52.00 Mar/18 52.5 53.1 53.4 53.7
Sweden 73.70 Aug/18 72.22 70.66 71.1 71.39
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/18 68.49 68.47 68.43 68.44
Taiwan 59.09 Jul/18 59.1 59.2 59.2 59.2
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14 86.42 86.33 86.24 86.15
Trinidad And Tobago 59.10 Sep/17 59.07 58.98 58.99 58.99
Turkey 53.20 Jun/18 53.4 53.2 53.2 53.6
Ukraine 61.90 Mar/18 62.66 62.6 62.15 62.61
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/18 79.6 80 79.9 79.9
United States 62.70 Aug/18 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.7
Vietnam 76.90 Dec/17 77.2 77.2 76.8 76.8