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Participation Rate

The number of persons in an economy who are willing to work, and are either working or looking for work as a percentage of the total labor force. The participation rate is one way to measure an economy's employment rate. See also: Discouraged worker.

participation rate

see ACTIVITY RATE.
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In the fourth quarter of 2018, the labor force participation rate for women rose from 56.9 percent to 57.4 percent, whereas the participation rate for men (69.0 percent) was unchanged over the year.
The reduction in participation rate is also attributed to labour discouraged phenomenon - a situation where some people, who have done everything they can to find a job and still remain unemployed, give up trying to find and move on to something else.
According to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS), the labor participation rate is a ratio of the workforce at age 15 or older to the total population in that age category.
This can be especially helpful for clients who select the participation rate interest crediting option, as it won't limit the amount they're credited at the end of each year.
Combined Effect of Opioid Prescription Rates and Changes in Labor Force Participation Rate
Our study found participation rates with face-to-face enrollment methods average six points higher than methods without a human element (i.e., internet enrollments).
Labor force participation rate of 15 to 19 age groups has declined from 35.8 percent in 2012-13 to 33.5 percent in 2014-15.
The labor force participation rate for men in the sample peaked at 88.2% in 1997, falling thereafter by 4.4% to 83.8% in 2014.
Dave Brat  of Virginia, like to point to the weak recovery under President Barack Obama as a central reason, economists have an array of theories for the participation rate's stubborn decline.
Labour force participation rate of educated women was higher
In Pakistan labour force participation rate is estimated on basis of Crude Activity Rate (CAR) and Refined Activity Rate (RAR).
An important, if not essential, part of the wage growth puzzle is the labor force participation rate. Indeed, the decline in the participation rate over the postrecession era has been quite dramatic.