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Labor > Employees, industry, female > % of female employment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employees, industry, female (% of female employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tonga 55.3% 2003
2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 45.4% 2001
3 American Samoa 44.6% 1990
4 Tunisia 44.1% 1989
5 Maldives 31.8% 2006
6 Samoa 30.9% 2001
7 Iran 27.3% 2008
=8 Bulgaria 25.1% 2012
=8 Sri Lanka 25.1% 2012
10 Republic of Macedonia 24.4% 2012
11 Belarus 24% 2009
12 Algeria 23.8% 2011
13 Czech Republic 23.3% 2012
14 Marshall Islands 22.6% 1999
15 Republic of the Congo 21.2% 2005
16 San Marino 21.1% 2008
17 Slovakia 20.9% 2012
18 India 20.7% 2012
19 Honduras 20.6% 2011
20 Romania 20.4% 2012
21 Malaysia 20.3% 2012
22 Mauritius 20.1% 2012
23 Hungary 19.2% 2012
24 Russia 19.1% 2008
=25 El Salvador 18.4% 2012
=25 Niger 18.4% 2005
27 Thailand 18.3% 2012
28 Slovenia 18.2% 2012
29 Cambodia 18.1% 2012
30 Estonia 17.7% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.44% 2007
31 Serbia 17% 2012
32 Croatia 16.9% 2012
=33 Colombia 16.8% 2012
=33 Vietnam 16.8% 2012
35 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7% 2012
36 Singapore 16.6% 2009
=37 Mexico 16.1% 2011
=37 Lithuania 16.1% 2012
=37 Poland 16.1% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.02% 2009
40 Guatemala 15.5% 2012
41 Morocco 15.4% 2008
42 Trinidad and Tobago 15.3% 2008
43 Portugal 15.1% 2012
=44 Turkey 14.9% 2012
=44 Indonesia 14.9% 2009
46 Nicaragua 14.8% 2010
47 Japan 14.7% 2010
48 Yemen 14.6% 2010
49 Germany 14.2% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 14.13% 2012
50 Latvia 14.1% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 14.06% 2012
51 Italy 13.9% 2012
52 Nepal 13.7% 2001
European Union average (profile) 13.51% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.51% 2008
53 Ghana 13.5% 2010
Europe average (profile) 13.45% 2009
54 South Africa 13.2% 2011
55 Moldova 12.8% 2012
56 European Union 12.71% 2012
57 Austria 12.7% 2012
58 Uruguay 12.6% 2007
=59 South Korea 12.5% 2010
=59 Bangladesh 12.5% 2005
61 Guyana 12.3% 2002
=62 Cameroon 12.2% 2010
=62 Pakistan 12.2% 2008
=62 Grenada 12.2% 1998
=65 Mongolia 12% 2011
=65 Cuba 12% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 11.94% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 11.92% 2005
67 Macau 11.9% 2008
68 Brazil 11.8% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.71% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 11.68% 2008
69 Kazakhstan 11.6% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.33% 2010
=70 Costa Rica 11.3% 2012
=70 Northern Mariana Islands 11.3% 1995
=72 Nigeria 11.2% 2004
=72 Ecuador 11.2% 2012
=72 Brunei 11.2% 2001
75 Venezuela 11% 2010
=76 Botswana 10.8% 2006
=76 Albania 10.8% 2010
78 Kyrgyzstan 10.7% 2006
=79 Chile 10.5% 2011
=79 Malta 10.5% 2012
=81 Bolivia 10.4% 2009
=81 Peru 10.4% 2011
=83 France 10.3% 2012
=83 Belize 10.3% 2005
85 Canada 10.2% 2008
86 Kosovo 10.1% 2012
=87 Barbados 9.9% 2012
=87 Philippines 9.9% 2009
=87 Israel 9.9% 2009
=90 Dominica 9.8% 2001
=90 New Zealand 9.8% 2009
=90 Lesotho 9.8% 1999
93 Dominican Republic 9.6% 2011
=94 Denmark 9.5% 2012
=94 Argentina 9.5% 2012
=94 Saint Lucia 9.5% 2004
=94 Switzerland 9.5% 2012
98 Australia 9.4% 2008
=99 Syria 9.2% 2011
=99 Benin 9.2% 2003
=101 Bahrain 9% 2010
=101 Finland 9% 2012
=101 Spain 9% 2012
=104 Panama 8.8% 2012
=104 Ireland 8.8% 2012
106 Belgium 8.7% 2012
107 Cyprus 8.6% 2012
108 New Caledonia 8.5% 1996
109 Suriname 8.4% 2004
=110 Ethiopia 8.3% 2005
=110 Montenegro 8.3% 2012
=110 Faeroe Islands 8.3% 2005
=113 Paraguay 8.1% 2012
=113 Puerto Rico 8.1% 2012
=115 Jordan 7.7% 2012
=115 Sweden 7.7% 2012
=117 United Kingdom 7.6% 2012
=117 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.6% 2001
=119 Norway 7.5% 2012
=119 Lebanon 7.5% 2009
=119 Greece 7.5% 2012
=119 Iceland 7.5% 2012
123 East Timor 7.3% 2010
=124 United States 7.2% 2010
=124 Bhutan 7.2% 2012
126 French Polynesia 6.8% 2007
=127 Jamaica 6.5% 2012
=127 Armenia 6.5% 2011
129 United Arab Emirates 6.4% 2009
130 Oman 6.3% 2010
=131 Aruba 6.2% 2007
=131 Azerbaijan 6.2% 2012
=133 Netherlands 6% 2011
=133 Haiti 6% 1999
135 Sao Tome and Principe 5.9% 2000
=136 Uganda 5.3% 2003
=136 Namibia 5.3% 2012
138 Egypt 5.1% 2011
139 Antigua and Barbuda 5% 2008
140 Senegal 4.9% 2006
=141 Liberia 4.8% 2010
=141 Tajikistan 4.8% 2004
=143 Zimbabwe 4.4% 2004
=143 Togo 4.4% 2006
=143 Cayman Islands 4.4% 2008
146 Qatar 4.3% 2012
147 The Bahamas 4.1% 2011
=148 Isle of Man 3.9% 2006
=148 Hong Kong 3.9% 2012
150 Luxembourg 3.8% 2012
=151 Georgia 3.7% 2007
=151 Iraq 3.7% 2008
=153 Bermuda 3.1% 2004
=153 Kiribati 3.1% 2000
=153 Zambia 3.1% 2005
156 Guinea 2.9% 1994
=157 Laos 2.7% 1995
=157 Mali 2.7% 2006
=159 Vanuatu 2.5% 2009
=159 Sierra Leone 2.5% 2004
=159 Gabon 2.5% 2005
162 Kenya 2.3% 2005
163 Kuwait 2.2% 2005
=164 Burkina Faso 2.1% 2005
=164 Tanzania 2.1% 2006
166 Madagascar 1.8% 2005
167 Saudi Arabia 1.5% 2012
168 The Gambia 1.3% 1993
=169 Rwanda 0.7% 1989
=169 Equatorial Guinea 0.7% 1983
=169 Chad 0.7% 1993
=169 Burundi 0.7% 1998
173 Mozambique 0.4% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employees, industry, female > % of female employment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Employees,-industry,-female/%-of-female-employment

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