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International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics, Report Tables

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Table A. Unemployment rates adjusted to US concepts, by age, 2000-2013

Table B. Labor force participation rates adjusted to US concepts, by age, 2000-2013

 

Table A

 

Unemployment rates adjusted to US concepts, by age, 2000-2013

Percent 

  20002005200820092010201120122013
United States      16+ 4.0 5.1 5.8 9.3 9.6 8.9 8.1 7.4
16-64 4.0 5.1 5.8 9.4 9.8 9.1 8.2 7.5
16-24 9.3 11.3 12.8 17.6 18.4 17.3 16.2 15.5
25-49 3.2 4.3 4.9 8.5 8.8 8.2 7.2 6.5
50-64 2.4 3.3 3.9 6.8 7.3 6.7 6.1 5.5
65+ 3.1 3.5 4.2 6.4 6.7 6.5 6.2 5.4
Australia      15+ 6.3 5.0 4.2 5.6 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.6
15-64 6.4 5.1 4.3 5.7 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.8
15-24 12.1 10.6 8.8 11.5 11.6 11.4 11.7 12.2
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.3 1.5 1.1 1.6 1.6
Canada      16+ 6.1 6.0 5.3 7.3 7.1 6.5 6.3 6.1
16-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
16-24 11.7 11.4 10.4 13.9 13.6 12.8 13.0 12.4
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
France      15+ 8.6 9.0 7.5 9.2 9.4 9.3 9.9 10.4
15-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
15-24 16.4 20.9 18.9 23.5 23.1 22.3 24.1 24.4
25-49 8.1 8.2 6.6 8.1 8.4 8.5 9.1 9.6
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Germany      15+ 8.0 11.2 7.6 7.8 7.1 5.9 5.5 5.3
15-64 8.0 11.4 7.7 7.9 7.2 6.0 5.6 5.4
15-24 8.5 15.5 10.5 11.1 9.8 8.6 8.2 8.0
25-49 6.9 10.3 7.0 7.4 6.7 5.6 5.2 5.1
50-64 11.0 12.0 7.9 7.6 7.1 6.0 5.5 5.3
65+ 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9
Italy      15+ 10.1 7.8 6.8 7.9 8.5 8.5 10.8 12.3
15-64 10.2 7.9 6.9 8.0 8.6 8.6 11.0 12.5
15-24 26.4 24.2 21.5 25.7 28.2 29.4 35.6 40.3
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ 2.7 1.2 1.6 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.9 1.7
Japan      15+ 4.4 3.8 3.7 4.8 4.7 4.2 3.9 3.4
15-64 4.6 4.0 3.8 5.0 5.0 4.4 4.1 3.6
15-24 8.9 8.1 7.0 9.0 9.2 8.1 7.5 6.3
25-49 3.8 3.7 3.7 4.8 4.8 4.3 3.9 3.6
50-64 4.2 3.1 3.0 4.1 4.2 3.7 3.3 2.9
65+ 1.9 1.3 1.8 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.7
Mexico      14+ NA 3.6 4.0 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.0 5.0
14-64 NA 3.8 4.1 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.2 5.2
14-24 NA 7.1 7.9 10.3 10.1 10.1 9.8 9.7
25-49 NA 2.9 3.3 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.4
50-64 NA 2.0 2.2 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8
65+ NA 1.1 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6
Netherlands      15+ 3.1 5.3 3.1 3.7 4.5 4.5 5.3 6.7
15-64 NA 5.3 3.1 3.7 4.5 4.5 5.3 6.8
15-24 6.0 9.5 6.4 7.8 8.8 7.7 9.5 11.1
25-49 NA 4.6 2.2 3.0 3.7 3.8 4.5 5.9
50-64 NA 4.4 2.9 3.0 3.7 4.0 4.4 5.9
65+ NA 4.8 4.6 3.3 3.4 4.2 5.1 4.8
New Zealand      15+ 6.1 3.8 4.2 6.1 6.5 6.5 6.9 6.2
15-64 6.2 3.9 4.3 6.3 6.7 6.8 7.2 6.4
15-24 13.5 9.7 11.4 16.6 17.1 17.3 17.6 15.8
25-49 4.8 2.9 3.1 4.6 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.0
50-64 4.3 2.1 2.0 3.3 3.6 3.5 4.1 3.8
65+ 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.2 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.7
South Africa      15+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
15-64 NA NA 22.6 23.7 24.9 24.8 24.9 24.7
15-24 NA NA 45.6 48.3 51.2 50.3 51.7 51.4
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
South Korea      15+ 4.4 3.7 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1
15-64 4.6 3.9 3.3 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.2
15-24 10.8 10.2 9.3 9.9 9.8 9.6 9.0 9.4
25-49 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.2
50-64 3.0 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.3 1.9
65+ 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.2 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.5
Spain      16+ 12.0 9.2 11.4 18.1 20.2 21.8 25.2 26.5
16-64 NA 9.3 11.5 18.3 20.4 22.0 25.4 26.7
16-24 23.6 20.0 25.0 38.5 42.3 47.1 53.7 56.2
25-49 NA 8.3 10.5 17.2 19.3 20.9 24.3 25.5
50-64 NA 6.1 7.9 12.6 14.7 15.9 19.1 21.0
65+ NA 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.4 2.7 4.3
Sweden      16+ 5.8 7.7 6.1 8.3 8.5 7.7 7.9 8.0
16-64 NA 7.8 6.2 8.4 8.7 7.9 8.1 8.2
16-24 12.0 22.4 19.4 24.9 24.5 22.5 23.3 23.4
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA 1.4 1.9 2.1 1.9 1.9 2.5 1.9
Turkey      15+ NA NA 9.9 12.8 10.9 9.0 8.3 8.9
15-64 NA NA 10.1 13.1 11.1 9.2 8.5 9.1
15-24 NA NA 18.9 23.5 20.3 17.3 16.2 17.5
25-49 NA NA 8.6 11.5 9.7 8.0 7.5 7.9
50-64 NA NA 5.3 7.1 6.3 5.3 4.9 5.5
65+ NA NA 0.8 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.9 1.0
United Kingdom      16+ 5.5 4.9 5.7 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.0 7.6
16-64 5.5 4.9 5.8 7.8 8.0 8.3 8.1 7.8
16-24 11.9 13.0 15.2 19.3 19.8 21.3 21.2 20.8
25-49 4.6 3.6 4.3 6.1 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.0
50-64 4.0 2.9 3.3 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.7
65+ 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3
Note: All available data are shown for each country.
Source: The Conference Board, International Labor Comparisons program 

 

Table B

Labor force participation rates adjusted to US concepts, by age, 2000-2013

Percent 

  20002005200820092010201120122013
United States      16+ 67.1 66.0 66.0 65.4 64.7 64.1 63.7 63.2
16-64 77.2 75.4 75.3 74.6 73.9 73.3 73.1 72.8
16-24 65.8 60.8 58.8 56.9 55.2 55.0 54.9 55.1
25-49 84.7 83.3 83.6 83.1 82.7 82.1 82.0 81.6
50-64 68.1 69.6 70.7 70.8 70.5 69.8 69.7 69.5
65+ 12.9 15.1 16.8 17.2 17.4 17.9 18.5 18.7
Australia      15+ 64.2 65.4 66.7 66.6 66.3 66.4 66.1 65.9
15-64 74.0 75.7 76.8 76.6 76.6 76.8 76.6 76.6
15-24 70.3 71.0 70.8 69.2 68.5 68.2 67.6 66.9
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ 6.6 8.0 10.3 11.3 11.6 12.0 13.0 13.1
Canada      16+ 66.0 67.3 67.7 67.2 67.0 66.8 66.7 66.5
16-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
16-24 68.1 69.7 70.8 68.8 67.9 68.1 66.9 67.1
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
France      15+ 55.4 55.3 55.5 55.8 55.7 55.5 55.8 55.8
15-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
15-24 36.2 36.1 36.6 37.6 37.2 36.4 36.0 36.2
25-49 86.7 87.0 88.2 88.4 88.2 87.9 87.8 88.1
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Germany      15+ 56.8 57.6 58.5 58.7 58.8 59.3 59.2 59.5
15-64 70.7 73.4 75.5 76.0 76.3 76.8 76.7 77.1
15-24 50.9 49.5 52.2 51.8 51.4 52.1 50.2 50.4
25-49 85.8 86.2 87.0 87.2 87.3 87.5 87.5 87.5
50-64 54.1 63.5 68.3 69.9 71.0 72.0 73.0 74.3
65+ 2.4 3.2 3.7 3.8 3.8 4.3 4.7 5.1
Italy      15+ 49.3 48.7 49.0 48.4 48.1 48.1 49.0 48.7
15-64 61.5 62.1 62.8 62.1 61.9 62.0 63.4 63.2
15-24 41.4 33.2 30.7 28.8 28.2 27.1 28.5 27.1
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ 3.5 3.1 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.5
Japan      15+ 61.7 59.5 59.6 59.3 59.1 58.7 58.4 58.5
15-64 71.8 71.8 73.2 73.4 73.5 73.1 73.2 74.0
15-24 46.7 44.1 44.1 43.1 42.4 41.7 41.3 42.1
25-49 81.2 81.6 82.7 83.1 83.3 83.2 83.3 83.9
50-64 71.7 70.6 72.5 72.5 72.5 71.9 72.1 73.2
65+ 21.6 18.9 19.4 19.4 19.3 19.1 19.3 19.9
Mexico      14+ NA 57.1 57.8 57.8 57.6 57.8 58.4 58.5
14-64 NA 59.9 60.8 61.0 60.8 61.2 61.9 62.1
14-24 NA 42.5 42.4 41.8 41.9 42.0 42.1 41.8
25-49 NA 71.2 72.4 73.0 72.8 73.2 74.0 74.2
50-64 NA 58.6 59.8 60.1 59.8 60.3 61.4 61.5
65+ NA 29.0 28.1 27.6 27.2 26.5 26.7 26.4
Netherlands      15+ 62.2 63.5 65.4 65.5 65.0 64.6 65.1 65.1
15-64 NA 75.4 78.1 78.4 78.1 78.3 79.2 79.6
15-24 NA 67.8 71.0 70.5 68.7 68.5 69.7 69.9
25-49 NA 86.5 88.7 89.0 88.6 88.3 88.4 88.1
50-64 NA 58.5 63.6 64.8 65.9 67.3 69.6 71.5
65+ NA 4.1 5.0 5.8 5.8 5.6 6.7 6.9
New Zealand      15+ 65.3 67.7 68.5 68.2 68.1 68.4 68.2 68.4
15-64 75.0 77.3 78.0 77.8 77.5 77.8 77.7 78.1
15-24 62.7 62.5 63.3 61.9 60.4 60.3 60.1 59.5
25-49 82.1 83.8 84.1 83.9 83.6 84.1 83.8 84.4
50-64 69.0 76.2 78.1 78.9 79.9 80.2 80.7 81.3
65+ 7.7 11.6 15.3 16.0 17.1 18.9 19.9 20.6
South Africa      15+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
15-64 NA NA 59.3 57.5 55.7 55.7 56.2 56.8
15-24 NA NA 30.7 28.1 26.1 25.5 25.4 25.8
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
South Korea      15+ 61.2 62.0 61.5 60.8 61.0 61.1 61.3 61.5
15-64 64.4 66.3 66.0 65.4 65.8 66.2 66.4 66.6
15-24 33.0 33.3 26.3 25.4 25.5 25.5 26.6 26.6
25-49 75.6 76.3 76.7 76.0 76.5 77.0 77.0 77.2
50-64 64.5 65.8 67.8 67.9 68.5 69.2 69.9 70.7
65+ 29.6 30.0 30.6 30.1 29.4 29.5 30.7 31.4
Spain      16+ 52.3 57.1 59.6 59.7 59.8 59.8 59.8 59.4
16-64 NA 70.5 73.4 73.7 74.1 74.5 74.8 74.8
16-24 45.8 51.6 52.0 49.0 46.3 44.5 42.4 41.0
25-49 NA 82.2 85.1 85.9 86.7 87.2 87.9 88.0
50-64 NA 54.2 57.9 59.1 60.3 61.8 62.9 63.6
65+ NA 2.5 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.0 2.7
Sweden      16+ 63.7 64.8 65.3 64.8 64.8 65.1 65.3 65.5
16-64 NA 80.9 81.5 81.0 81.1 81.9 82.2 83.0
16-24 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
25-49 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50-64 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
65+ NA 5.4 6.7 7.1 7.7 7.9 8.9 8.8
Turkey      15+ NA NA 45.5 46.2 47.2 48.3 48.3 49.2
15-64 NA NA 49.1 49.9 51.0 52.1 52.2 53.2
15-24 NA NA 36.2 36.4 36.3 37.3 36.1 37.5
25-49 NA NA 59.8 60.9 62.5 63.5 63.9 65.2
50-64 NA NA 33.5 34.4 35.6 37.4 37.7 37.8
65+ NA NA 11.4 11.4 11.5 12.2 11.9 11.9
United Kingdom      16+ 62.8 63.1 63.5 63.4 63.2 63.2 63.4 63.5
16-64 76.4 76.4 76.8 76.6 76.4 76.6 77.2 77.5
16-24 64.3 63.2 62.5 60.5 59.9 59.5 60.1 59.5
25-49 86.3 85.7 86.4 86.5 86.3 86.7 87.0 87.1
50-64 64.2 67.1 68.5 69.0 69.0 69.1 70.2 71.6
65+ 5.2 6.5 7.6 8.0 8.8 9.0 9.3 9.9
Note: All available data are shown for each country.
Source: The Conference Board, International Labor Comparisons program 

 


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