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Labour force participation rate by stratum and state

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

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 22, 2021, 17:37 (UTC)
Created December 21, 2016, 01:39 (UTC)