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United States Labor Force Participation Rate

Indicator Data Period
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.6 % May/21


Latest data on Labor Force Participation Rate (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate
                     United States - Historical Data (%)

What is United States Labor Force Participation Rate?

  • Labor Force Participation Rate in United States decreased to 61.6 % in May 2021. The maximum rate was 67.3 % and minimum was 58.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
61.6 May/21 04.06.2021
61.7 Apr/21 07.05.2021
61.5 Mar/21 02.04.2021
61.4 Feb/21 05.03.2021
61.4 Jan/21 05.02.2021
61.5 Dec/20 08.01.2021
61.5 Nov/20 04.12.2020
61.7 Oct/20 06.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate in United States by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in United States

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 66 66
Unemployment Rate May/21 5.8 % 6.1
Wages May/21 4096 USD/Month 4073.6
Initial Jobless Claims 412 K 375
Job Vacancies Apr/21 9982 K 8237
Living Wage Individual 2018 1660 USD/Month 1560
Non Farm Payrolls  May/21 559 K 278

Labor Force Participation Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Mar/21 60.3 % 61.6
Puerto Rico Mar/21 41.2 % 40.3
Brazil Feb/21 56.8 % 56.8
Chile Dec/20 56.6 % 56.2
Argentina 4Q/20 45 % 42.3
Canada May/21 64.6 % 64.9
Ecuador 1Q/21 61.8 % 61.4
Mexico Apr/21 59.1 % 57.2
United States May/21 61.6 % 61.7
Jamaica 1Q/21 62.8 % 62
Cape Verde 2020 57.04 % 60.38
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 61.1 % 59.7
El Salvador 2019 62.2 % 61.3
Trinidad and Tobago 3Q/18 59.2 % 58.5