Trade Union Density Rate of Selected Countries

  Trade Union Density Rate
U.S.A. Germany U.K. France Korea
Calendar year % % % % %
1995 14.9 29.2 32.4   13.8
1996 14.5 27.8 31.4 10.8 13.3
1997 14.1 27.0 30.7 10.5 12.2
1998 13.9 25.9 29.9 10.5 12.6
1999 13.9 25.3 29.7 10.8 11.9
2000 13.4 24.6 29.8 10.8 12.0
2001 13.3 23.7 29.3 10.8 12.0
2002 13.3 23.5 28.8 10.8 11.6
2003 12.9 23.0 29.3 10.8 11.0
2004 12.5 22.2 28.8 10.5 10.6
2005 12.5 21.5 28.6 10.5 10.3
2006 12.0 20.6 28.3   10.3
2007 12.1 19.8 28.0   10.8
2008 12.4 19.0 27.5 10.6 10.5
2009 12.3 18.8 27.4   10.1
2010 11.9 18.9 26.6 10.8 9.8
2011 11.8 18.4 26.0   10.1
2012 11.3 18.3 26.1   10.3
2013 11.3 18.0 25.6 11.0 10.3
2014 11.1 17.7 25.0   10.3
2015 11.1 17.6 24.7   10.2
2016 10.7 17.0 23.5 10.8 10.3
2017 10.7 16.7 23.3   10.7
2018 10.5 16.6 23.4   11.8
2019 10.3 16.3 23.5   12.5
2020 10.8   23.7    
Source USA "Union Membership 2020(Bureau of Labor Statistics)"
UK "Trade Union Membership 2020(Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills)"
Germany,France "Trade Union Density in OECD countries(OECD)"
KOREA (Ministry of Employment and Labor)
Line graph. See the table above for bar graph data. Trade Union Density Rate of Selected Countries