Participation Rate is the percentage of the total number of labor-force age people who are either employed or are actively seeking employment, in relation to the total labor force.
The indicator is used to measure the unemployment rate and manufacturing employment rate.
The chart of the entire available history of the "United States Participation Rate" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values of the economic indicator for the specified dates.
A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.