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Summary - Labour force participation in New Zealand: Recent trends, future scenarios and the impact on economic growth

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Data table for Figure 1 Participation rates across the OECD, 2008

Participation rates across the OECD, 2008
Country 2008
Iceland 76.4%
Norway 73.9%
Sweden 72.2%
New Zealand 68.6%
Switzerland 68.2%
Finland 68.1%
Canada 67.8%
Denmark 66.2%
United States 66.0%
Netherlands 65.6%
Australia 65.4%
United Kingdom 63.4%
Ireland 63.4%
Portugal 62.5%
Korea 61.5%
Austria 61.2%
OECD average 60.6%
Mexico 60.4%
Japan 60.2%
Spain 59.8%
Slovak Republic 59.3%
Germany 59.3%
Czech Republic 58.5%
Luxembourg 57.0%
France 56.5%
Hungary 54.6%
Poland 54.2%
Greece 53.5%
Belgium 53.0%
Italy 49.3%
Turkey 46.9%

Source: OECD

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