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

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 8, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, August 8, 2002