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Labour force participation rate by sex and state, Malaysia

This data set shows labour force participation rate (LFPR) by sex and state in Malaysia for year 1982 until 2020. The statistics is derived from Labour Force Survey (LFS) which is conducted every month using household approach.

LFPR is defined as the ratio of the labour force to the working age population (15-64 years), expressed as percentage.

W.P. Labuan is gazzeted as a Federal Territory in 1984 while W.P. Putrajaya is gazzeted as a Federal Territory in 2001. The statistics for W.P. Putrajaya for 2001-2010 is treated as part of Selangor. Statistics for W.P. Putrajaya is available separately since 2011 onwards.

LFS was not conducted during the years 1991 and 1994.

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Last Updated August 16, 2021, 08:24 (UTC)
Created December 20, 2016, 08:20 (UTC)