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 62.90 Jun/18 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.7
Euro Area 57.30 Dec/17 58 58 58.4 58.6
Japan 61.70 May/18 61.3 60.8 61.5 61.5
Germany 61.00 Mar/18 62 62 62.4 62.6
United Kingdom 79.00 Apr/18 79.6 80 79.9 79.9
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.51 53.54 51.46 51.79
France 72.20 Mar/18 72.5 72.4 72.6 72.5
Brazil 61.60 Mar/18 61.63 62 61.64 61.64
Italy 66.00 May/18 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.5
Canada 65.50 Jun/18 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.6
Russia 62.80 May/18 64.05 69.4 64.19 64.16
South Korea 63.80 Jun/18 62.7 62.5 63.1 62.9
Australia 65.70 Jun/18 65.6 65.6 65.8 65.7
Spain 58.46 Mar/18 60.5 61 61.2 61.5
Mexico 60.10 May/18 59.1 59.3 59.3 59.2
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.27 68.8 68.55 68.7
Turkey 53.10 Apr/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 Mar/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 60.90 Dec/17 61.52 61.52 61.52 61.52
Australia 65.70 Jun/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 61.60 Mar/18 61.63 62 61.64 61.64
Bulgaria 54.60 Mar/18 56.71 55.78 54.88 55.91
Canada 65.50 Jun/18 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.6
Chile 59.90 May/18 59.91 59.89 59.91 59.9
Colombia 63.30 Feb/18 63.87 64.5 63.89 63.89
Costa Rica 57.70 Mar/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 69.10 May/18 69.18 69.19 69.19 69.19
Dominican Republic 62.10 Dec/17 63.4 63.7 62.07 62.01
Ecuador 65.20 Mar/18 65.57 65.56 65.29 65.39
El Salvador 61.90 Dec/17 61.95 61.87 61.87 61.87
Estonia 71.40 Mar/18 72.29 72.1 71.8 72.08
Euro Area 57.30 Dec/17 58 58 58.4 58.6
European Union 58.00 Dec/17 58.28 58.07 57.93 58.15
Finland 68.30 May/18 66.42 65.49 65.9 66.12
France 72.20 Mar/18 72.5 72.4 72.6 72.5
Georgia 65.80 Dec/17 65.64 65.56 65.37 65.17
Germany 61.00 Mar/18 62 62 62.4 62.6
Greece 51.60 Mar/18 52.6 52.7 52.7 52.8
Hong Kong 61.20 Jun/18 61.3 61.26 61.28 61.27
Hungary 62.23 Apr/18 62.28 62.23 62.24 62.26
Iceland 81.60 May/18 82.21 82.16 82.13 82.11
India 52.50 Dec/13 51.51 53.54 51.46 51.79
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17 68.27 68.8 68.55 68.7
Ireland 62.10 Mar/18 62.6 62.8 63 63.4
Israel 64.00 May/18 63.9 63.91 63.91 63.91
Italy 66.00 May/18 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.5
Jamaica 63.90 Mar/18 64.19 64.06 63.97 64.02
Japan 61.70 May/18 61.3 60.8 61.5 61.5
Kosovo 39.20 Mar/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 70.80 May/18 70.9 70.91 70.91 70.91
Macedonia 56.90 Mar/18 56.88 56.86 56.89 56.93
Malaysia 68.40 May/18 68.3 68.5 68.4 68.7
Malta 56.90 Mar/18 56.92 56.92 56.92 56.92
Mexico 60.10 May/18 59.1 59.3 59.3 59.2
Moldova 39.30 Mar/18 43.26 40.13 39.35 42.67
Mongolia 60.60 Mar/18 61.24 61.67 61.13 61.32
Myanmar 64.71 Dec/15 64.05 63.33 63.35 63.37
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/18 63.92 63.95 63.91 63.96
New Zealand 70.80 Mar/18 70.76 70.84 70.77 70.83
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15 79.4 79.4 79.38 79.37
Norway 69.50 Mar/18 69.86 71.6 69.6 70.2
Palestine 45.40 Mar/18 45.49 44.56 45.3 44.64
Philippines 60.90 Jun/18 60.6 61.2 62 62.4
Poland 56.00 Mar/18 56.5 56.4 56.3 56.6
Portugal 58.90 Mar/18 59.7 59.8 59.9 60
Puerto Rico 40.50 May/18 40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8
Romania 53.80 Mar/18 56.45 54.39 54.11 56.84
Russia 62.80 May/18 64.05 69.4 64.19 64.16
Saudi Arabia 55.50 Mar/18 55.8 55.9 56 56.1
Serbia 54.20 Dec/17 56.13 55.34 55.04 55.97
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17 69 69 71 71
Slovakia 92.90 Mar/18 93.6 93.85 94.13 94.56
Slovenia 58.30 Mar/18 58.95 58.8 58.5 58.56
South Africa 59.30 Mar/18 59.16 60.5 59.09 58.54
South Korea 63.80 Jun/18 62.7 62.5 63.1 62.9
Spain 58.46 Mar/18 60.5 61 61.2 61.5
Sri Lanka 52.00 Mar/18 52.46 52.71 52.45 52.34
Sweden 73.20 May/18 71.05 71.08 71.3 71.29
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/18 68.49 68.47 68.43 68.44
Taiwan 58.86 May/18 58.88 58.88 58.88 58.88
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14 86.42 86.33 86.24 86.15
Trinidad And Tobago 59.50 Jun/17 59.3 59.23 59.22 59.21
Turkey 53.10 Apr/18 53.4 53.2 53.2 53.6
Ukraine 61.90 Mar/18 62.66 62.6 62.15 62.61
United Kingdom 79.00 Apr/18 79.6 80 79.9 79.9
United States 62.90 Jun/18 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.7
Vietnam 76.90 Dec/17 76.87 77.2 76.87 76.87