Civilian labor force participation rate in the United States from 1990 to 2015

This graph shows the civilian labor force participation rate in the United States from 1990 to 2015. In 2015, about 62.7 percent of the American population, eligible to work, participated in the job market.

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 Labor force participation rate
'90 66.5%
'91 66.2%
'92 66.4%
'93 66.3%
'94 66.6%
'95 66.6%
'96 66.8%
'97 67.1%
'98 67.1%
'99 67.1%
'00 67.1%
'01 66.8%
'02 66.6%
'03 66.2%
'04 66%
'05 66%
'06 66.2%
'07 66%
'08 66%
'09 65.4%
'10 64.7%
'11 64.1%
'12 63.7%
'13 63.2%
'14 62.9%
'15 62.7%
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