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The employment rate in the World

58.32 % in 2018

Employment rate of World fell gradually from 61.12 % in 1999 to 58.32 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 58.32 -0.19 %
2017 58.43 0.14 %
2016 58.35 -0.15 %
2015 58.44 -0.13 %
2014 58.51 -0.04 %
2013 58.54 -0.15 %
2012 58.62 -0.25 %
2011 58.77 -0.25 %
2010 58.92 -0.42 %
2009 59.17 -1.14 %
2008 59.85 -0.41 %
2007 60.10
Labor Force 39.03 % in 2018 WB
Labor Force Participation Rate 33.67 % in 2018 WB
Employment 28.26 % in 2018 WB
Unemployment 4.95 % in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 106 timeseries
Asia 42 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 34 timeseries
Europe 78 timeseries
Middle East 32 timeseries
North America 59.77 % in 2018 WB
Oceania 16 timeseries
South America 24 timeseries
Southeast Asia 26 timeseries
Country (% in 2018)
Qatar 86.75 WB
Madagascar 84.98 WB
Rwanda 83.07 WB
Nepal 81.92 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 81.59 WB
United Arab Emirates 80.88 WB
Cambodia 80.28 WB
Zimbabwe 79.44 WB
Ethiopia 78.85 WB
Niger 78.5 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 77.91 WB
Burundi 77.82 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 77.74 WB
Togo 76.38 WB
Mozambique 76.03 WB
Viet Nam 75.96 WB
Eritrea 75.28 WB
Peru 75.04 WB
Iceland 74.1 WB
Cameroon 73.7 WB
Malawi 73.14 WB
Kuwait 72.38 WB
Bahrain 72.14 WB
Angola 72.04 WB
Solomon Islands 70.13 WB
Guinea Bissau 69.99 WB
Uganda 69.77 WB
Zambia 69.77 WB
Benin 69.7 WB
Chad 69.68 WB
Oman 69.37 WB
Macau 69.31 WB
Central African Republic 67.43 WB
Kazakhstan 67.34 WB
Paraguay 67.32 WB
Thailand 67.06 WB
New Zealand 66.83 WB
Vanuatu 66.71 WB
Ecuador 66.41 WB
Bahamas 65.72 WB
Singapore 65.72 WB
China 65.68 WB
Bolivia 65.68 WB
Bhutan 65.5 WB
Afghanistan 64.94 WB
Switzerland 64.93 WB
Indonesia 64.24 WB
Mali 64.2 WB
Panama 63.81 WB
South Sudan 63.76 WB
Nicaragua 63.69 WB
Colombia 63.63 WB
Ghana 62.95 WB
Azerbaijan 62.87 WB
Turkmenistan 62.68 WB
Burkina Faso 62.6 WB
Honduras 62.55 WB
Malaysia 62.42 WB
Guinea 62.27 WB
Uzbekistan 62.07 WB
Congo 62.05 WB
Australia 61.53 WB
Israel 61.52 WB
Maldives 61.42 WB
Canada 61.37 WB
Myanmar 61.06 WB
Norway 60.99 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 60.97 WB
Netherlands 60.92 WB
Belize 60.86 WB
Jamaica 60.74 WB
Cabo Verde 60.62 WB
Guatemala 60.59 WB
Republic of Korea 60.58 WB
Dominican Republic 60.31 WB
Sweden 60.18 WB
Kenya 60.13 WB
Belarus 60.05 WB
Estonia 59.87 WB
United Kingdom 59.85 WB
United States of America 59.58 WB
Botswana 59.32 WB
Barbados 59.27 WB
Japan 59.25 WB
Uruguay 59.21 WB
Brunei Darussalam 59.14 WB
Mexico 59.08 WB
Russian Federation 59.06 WB
Tonga 58.92 WB
Denmark 58.86 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 58.85 WB
Czech Republic 58.8 WB
Haiti 58.7 WB
Hong Kong 58.59 WB
Germany 58.54 WB
Philippines 58.33 WB
El Salvador 58.29 WB
Georgia 58.03 WB
Ireland 57.99 WB
Chile 57.92 WB
Lithuania 57.35 WB
Austria 57.34 WB
Kyrgyzstan 57.16 WB
Cyprus 57.13 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 56.99 WB
Equatorial Guinea 56.42 WB
Latvia 56.25 WB
Bangladesh 56.19 WB
Mongolia 56.09 WB
Djibouti 55.97 WB
Brazil 55.92 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 55.88 WB
Slovakia 55.7 WB
Sierra Leone 55.58 WB
Costa Rica 55.17 WB
Liberia 54.94 WB
Luxembourg 54.94 WB
Fiji 54.88 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 54.81 WB
Poland 54.77 WB
Slovenia 54.76 WB
Argentina 54.76 WB
Portugal 54.68 WB
Gambia 54.21 WB
Mauritius 54.17 WB
Hungary 54.1 WB
Finland 54 WB
Saint Lucia 53.44 WB
Saudi Arabia 53.19 WB
Bulgaria 52.44 WB
Cuba 52.41 WB
Malta 52.22 WB
Romania 52.14 WB
Nigeria 51.88 WB
Pakistan 51.69 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 51.61 WB
Lesotho 51.17 WB
India 50.6 WB
Guyana 50.46 WB
Sri Lanka 50.18 WB
France 50 WB
Belgium 49.9 WB
Ukraine 48.91 WB
Spain 48.46 WB
Armenia 48.39 WB
Albania 48.27 WB
Suriname 47.68 WB
Croatia 47.11 WB
Serbia 46.88 WB
Turkey 46.8 WB
Namibia 46.78 WB
Papua New Guinea 45.73 WB
Lebanon 44.35 WB
Italy 43.92 WB
Senegal 43.43 WB
Libya 43.32 WB
North Macedonia 43.18 WB
Montenegro 42.83 WB
Greece 42.66 WB
Egypt 42.58 WB
Comoros 42.44 WB
Gabon 41.94 WB
Mauritania 41.49 WB
Morocco 41.25 WB
Eswatini 41.08 WB
Sudan 41.08 WB
Republic of Moldova 40.62 WB
South Africa 40.56 WB
Somalia 39.92 WB
Tunisia 39.27 WB
Iraq 39.18 WB
Tajikistan 38.87 WB
Iran 38.76 WB
Timor-Leste 37.82 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 37.8 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 37.06 WB
Puerto Rico 36.52 WB
Algeria 36.3 WB
Yemen 33.52 WB
Jordan 33.39 WB
Palestine 31.72 WB
Samoa 28.75 WB

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