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INACTIVITY RATE

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Definition:
The inactivity rate is the proportion of the population that is not in the labour force.

Context:
When added together, the inactivity rate and the labour force participation rate will sum to 100 per cent.

Source Publication:
Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM): 2001-2002, International Labour Organisation, Geneva, 2002, page 391.

Cross References:
Participation rate

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics

Created on Thursday, August 08, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, August 08, 2002