Here's What labour Force Participation Rates Look Like Around The World

In the U.S., the labour force participation rate — the size of the labour force as a percentage of the national population of the same age range — has been sitting right around 63.5% in recent months.  However, this continues to be well below pre-recession highs.

Nevertheless, it continues to be much higher the LFPRs in many other parts of the world.

Here’s as chart from UBS’s Marie Antelme, which offers some global context.

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