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Labor Force Participation Rates

  • By: Zachary P. Watne
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

The labor force participation rate (LFPR) is the number of working-aged people in a population who are either employed or unemployed and looking for work, divided by the total number of working-aged adults in a population. Said differently, it is the ...

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