Trade Union Density Rate of Selected Countries

  Trade Union Density Rate
U.S.A. Germany U.K. France Korea
Source USA "Union Membership In 2017(Bureau of Labor Statistics)"
UK "Trade Union Membership 2017(Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills)"
Germany,France "Trade Union Density in OECD countries(OECD)"
KOREA (Ministry of Employment and Labor)
Calendar year % % % % %
1990 16.0 31.2   9.8 18.4
1991 16.0 36.0   9.6 17.2
1992 15.7 33.9   9.6  
1993 15.7 31.8   9.3  
1994 15.5 30.4   8.9 14.5
1995 14.9 29.2 32.4 8.7 13.8
1996 14.5 27.8 31.4 8.3 13.3
1997 14.1 27.0 30.7 8.3 12.2
1998 13.9 25.9 29.9 8.2 12.6
1999 13.9 25.3 29.7 8.1 11.9
2000 13.4 24.6 29.8 8.0 12.0
2001 13.3 23.7 29.3 7.9 12.0
2002 13.3 23.5 28.8 8.1 11.6
2003 12.9 23.0 29.3 8.4 11.0
2004 12.5 22.2 28.8 8.1 10.6
2005 12.5 21.5 28.6 8.0 10.3
2006 12.0 20.6 28.3 8.0 10.3
2007 12.1 19.8 28.0 7.9 10.8
2008 12.4 19.0 27.5 7.8 10.5
2009 12.3 18.8 27.4 7.9 10.1
2010 11.9 18.9 26.6 8.0 9.8
2011 11.8 18.4 26.0 8.1 10.1
2012 11.3 18.3 26.1 8.1 10.3
2013 11.3 18.0 25.6 8.1 10.3
2014 11.1 17.7 25.0 r  8.0 10.3
2015 11.1 17.6 24.7 r  7.9 10.2
2016 10.7 17.0 23.5   10.3
2017 10.7   23.2    
Trade Union Density Rate of Selected Countries