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Labor Force Participation Rate, August 1997-2017 [JSON] [iframe] [PNG]

Chart uploaded on September 1, 2017.

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In the past two years, the civilian labor force participation rate has increased somewhat, even if unemployment drops have slowed. Demographic changes make it unlikely that we will ever see the civilian labor force rate increase much over the next few years, but sometimes long-term trends do change.

Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate [CIVPART], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART, September 1, 2017.

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