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Labor > Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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 American Samoa 44.6% 1990
3 Tunisia 44.1% 1989
4 Peru 43% 2007
5 Maldives 31.8% 2006
6 Bulgaria 28.5% 2007
7 Algeria 28.2% 2004
8 Sri Lanka 27.1% 2007
9 Czech Republic 26.9% 2008
10 Mauritius 25.8% 2007
11 Slovakia 24.1% 2008
12 Romania 23.8% 2008
13 Honduras 23.3% 2005
14 Slovenia 23.1% 2007
15 Malaysia 22.8% 2007
16 Estonia 22.7% 2008
17 Marshall Islands 22.6% 1999
18 San Marino 22% 2007
19 Hungary 21% 2008
20 Guatemala 20.6% 2006
21 Russia 20.2% 2007
=22 Thailand 19.2% 2007
=22 Lithuania 19.2% 2008
24 El Salvador 19% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.53% 2007
25 Croatia 18.3% 2007
26 Mexico 18.1% 2007
27 Poland 17.9% 2007
28 Nicaragua 17.8% 2006
29 Singapore 17.6% 2007
=30 Ethiopia 17.4% 2006
=30 Japan 17.4% 2007
32 Saint Kitts and Nevis 17.3% 1984
33 Portugal 17% 2008
34 Latvia 16.7% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.47% 2002
35 Italy 16.1% 2008
36 Serbia and Montenegro 16.07% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 15.92% 2007
37 Germany 15.9% 2008
38 Trinidad and Tobago 15.8% 2005
39 Colombia 15.5% 2007
40 Mongolia 15.3% 2007
41 Indonesia 15% 2007
=42 Turkey 14.7% 2008
=42 Mali 14.7% 2004
European Union average (profile) 14.56% 2008
=44 Morocco 14.5% 2006
=44 Ghana 14.5% 1999
46 Oman 14% 2000
47 European Union 13.84% 2008
=48 Dominican Republic 13.7% 2007
=48 Nepal 13.7% 2001
=48 Vietnam 13.7% 2004
51 South Africa 13.6% 2007
52 Bahrain 13.3% 2001
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13.21% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 13.13% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 13.11% 2008
53 Brazil 13% 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 12.96% 2007
54 Costa Rica 12.9% 2007
=55 Ecuador 12.6% 2006
=55 Pakistan 12.6% 2007
=55 Uruguay 12.6% 2007
58 Bangladesh 12.5% 2005
=59 Moldova 12.4% 2007
=59 Cuba 12.4% 2007
=59 Austria 12.4% 2008
=62 Cambodia 12.2% 2001
=62 Grenada 12.2% 1998
=62 Guyana 12.2% 2002
65 Jordan 12.1% 2003
=66 Denmark 12% 2008
=66 Venezuela 12% 2007
68 Switzerland 11.6% 2007
=69 Bolivia 11.3% 2002
=69 Spain 11.3% 2008
=69 Northern Mariana Islands 11.3% 1995
=72 France 11.2% 2008
=72 Brunei 11.2% 2001
74 Philippines 11.1% 2007
75 Finland 11% 2008
76 Argentina 10.99% 2008
=77 Chile 10.9% 2007
=77 Malta 10.9% 2008
79 Botswana 10.8% 2005
=80 Israel 10.7% 2007
=80 Kyrgyzstan 10.7% 2006
=82 Canada 10.5% 2007
=82 Belgium 10.5% 2008
84 Kazakhstan 10.4% 2004
=85 Ireland 10.3% 2008
=85 Belize 10.3% 2005
=85 Puerto Rico 10.3% 2007
88 New Zealand 9.9% 2007
=89 Dominica 9.8% 2001
=89 Lesotho 9.8% 1999
91 Panama 9.7% 2007
=92 Paraguay 9.5% 2008
=92 Saint Lucia 9.5% 2004
=92 Cyprus 9.5% 2008
=92 Armenia 9.5% 2006
=96 Greece 9.4% 2008
=96 United States 9.4% 2007
98 Namibia 9.3% 2004
=99 United Kingdom 9.1% 2008
=99 Sweden 9.1% 2007
=101 Australia 8.9% 2007
=101 Azerbaijan 8.9% 2007
103 New Caledonia 8.5% 1996
104 Suriname 8.4% 2004
=105 Faroe Islands 8.3% 2005
=105 French Polynesia 8.3% 2002
=105 Iceland 8.3% 2007
108 Norway 8.2% 2008
109 Syria 8.1% 2003
110 Barbados 7.8% 2004
111 Netherlands 7.7% 2008
112 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.6% 2001
113 Iraq 7.4% 2004
114 United Arab Emirates 6.2% 2005
115 Luxembourg 6.1% 2008
116 Haiti 6% 1999
117 Sao Tome and Principe 5.9% 2000
118 Bhutan 5.8% 2005
119 The Bahamas 5.4% 2007
120 Uganda 5.3% 2003
121 Senegal 4.9% 2006
122 Tajikistan 4.8% 2004
123 Antigua and Barbuda 4.7% 2001
=124 Zimbabwe 4.6% 1999
=124 Jamaica 4.6% 2006
126 Nigeria 4.4% 1986
=127 Aruba 4.2% 1997
=127 Cayman Islands 4.2% 2007
=129 Cameroon 3.9% 2001
=129 Qatar 3.9% 2006
=131 Georgia 3.7% 2007
=131 Bermuda 3.7% 2000
133 Kiribati 3.1% 2000
=134 Guinea 2.9% 1994
=134 Gabon 2.9% 1993
136 Tanzania 2.8% 2006
137 Laos 2.7% 1995
138 Sierra Leone 2.5% 2004
139 Zambia 2% 2000
140 Kuwait 1.9% 1988
141 Madagascar 1.6% 2005
142 The Gambia 1.3% 1993
143 Saudi Arabia 1.1% 2007
=144 Rwanda 0.7% 1989
=144 Equatorial Guinea 0.7% 1983
=144 Chad 0.7% 1993

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"Countries Compared by Labor > Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, 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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