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Malaysia Labor Force Participation Rate

Indicator Data Period
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.8 % Nov/22


Latest data on Labor Force Participation Rate (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is Malaysia Labor Force Participation Rate?

  • Labor Force Participation Rate in Malaysia increased to 69.8 % in November 2022. The maximum rate was 69 % and minimum was 62.3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
69.8 Nov/22 14.01.2023
69.7 Oct/22 10.12.2022
69.7 Sep/22 08.11.2022
69.7 Aug/22 15.10.2022
69.6 Jul/22 10.09.2022
69.5 Jun/22 09.08.2022
69.5 May/22 09.07.2022
69.4 Apr/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 60 60
Unemployment Rate Nov/22 3.6 % 3.6
Wages 2021 715.732 USD/Month 691.222
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 1028.77 K 1432.799
Living Wage Individual 2018 268.356 USD/Month 273.023

Labor Force Participation Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Jordan 3Q/22 33 % 33.5
Mongolia 3Q/22 59.2 % 59.3
Palestine 3Q/22 46 % 44
Georgia 2022 53.5 % 51.5
India 2022 47.5 % 47.3
Israel Nov/22 63.2 % 63
South Korea Dec/22 63.3 % 64.2
Taiwan Dec/22 59.17 % 59.2
Vietnam 3Q/22 68.7 % 68.5
Armenia 3Q/22 60.9 % 58.8
Hong Kong Dec/22 58.3 % 58.4
Indonesia 2022 69.06 % 68.08
Japan Nov/22 62.4 % 62.8
Macau Dec/22 68.5 % 68.9
Malaysia Nov/22 69.8 % 69.7
Philippines 3Q/22 67.5 % 64.2
Singapore 2021 70.5 % 68.1
Sri Lanka 3Q/22 49 % 50.1
Kuwait 2020 73.36 % 73.49
Saudi Arabia 3Q/22 61.5 % 60.8
North Korea 2019 70.5 % 70.5