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Labor > Employees > Services > 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. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Saudi Arabia 98.5% 2007
2 Kuwait 98% 1988
3 Qatar 95.9% 2006
4 Kiribati 95.8% 2000
5 Aruba 95.1% 1997
6 The Bahamas 94.2% 2007
7 Cayman Islands 93% 2007
8 United Arab Emirates 92.3% 2005
9 Northern Mariana Islands 90.6% 1995
10 Norway 90.3% 2008
11 United States 89.9% 2007
=12 United Kingdom 89.8% 2008
=12 Sweden 89.8% 2007
14 Puerto Rico 89.4% 2007
15 Iceland 88.6% 2007
16 Australia 88.5% 2007
=17 Brunei 88.4% 2001
=17 Malta 88.4% 2008
19 Argentina 88.16% 2008
=20 Canada 88% 2007
=20 Israel 88% 2007
=22 Ireland 87.7% 2008
=22 Belgium 87.7% 2008
24 Cyprus 87.5% 2008
25 Luxembourg 87.2% 2008
26 Panama 86.9% 2007
27 Jamaica 86.8% 2006
28 French Polynesia 86.5% 2002
29 Denmark 86.4% 2008
30 Antigua and Barbuda 86.2% 2001
=31 France 86% 2008
=31 Venezuela 86% 2007
=31 Spain 86% 2008
34 Finland 85.8% 2008
=35 Bermuda 85.7% 2000
=35 New Caledonia 85.7% 1996
37 Switzerland 85.6% 2007
38 Belize 85.5% 2005
=39 Netherlands 85.2% 2008
=39 Bahrain 85.2% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 84.76% 2007
41 New Zealand 84.6% 2007
42 Dominican Republic 84.2% 2007
43 Jordan 84% 2003
44 Chile 83.5% 2007
45 Faroe Islands 83.3% 2005
46 Ecuador 83% 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 82.55% 2007
=47 Uruguay 82.5% 2007
=47 Germany 82.5% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 82.49% 2008
49 Suriname 82.2% 2004
50 Trinidad and Tobago 82% 2005
51 Singapore 81.9% 2007
52 European Union 81.82% 2008
53 Austria 81.8% 2008
54 Costa Rica 81.6% 2007
55 Dominica 81.5% 2001
56 Italy 80.9% 2008
European Union average (profile) 80.27% 2008
57 Oman 80.2% 2000
58 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 80.1% 2001
59 South Africa 79.7% 2007
60 Cuba 79.1% 2007
61 Greece 78.8% 2008
62 Barbados 78.2% 2004
63 Colombia 78.1% 2007
64 San Marino 77.7% 2007
65 Guyana 77.4% 2002
66 Latvia 77.3% 2008
67 Japan 77.1% 2007
68 Mexico 76.9% 2007
=69 Ethiopia 76.6% 2006
=69 Hungary 76.6% 2008
=69 Grenada 76.6% 1998
72 El Salvador 76.2% 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 75.95% 2007
73 Estonia 74.8% 2008
74 Lithuania 74.5% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 74.39% 2002
75 Slovakia 73.7% 2008
76 Nicaragua 73.2% 2006
77 Russia 72.9% 2007
78 Saint Lucia 72.8% 2004
79 Brazil 71.9% 2006
80 Paraguay 71.3% 2008
81 Portugal 71% 2008
=82 Sao Tome and Principe 70.7% 2000
=82 Czech Republic 70.7% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 70% 2004
84 Poland 67.9% 2007
85 Marshall Islands 67.7% 1999
86 Malaysia 67.2% 2007
87 Croatia 67.1% 2007
88 Mauritius 66.1% 2007
89 Saint Kitts and Nevis 65.8% 1984
=90 Slovenia 65.4% 2007
=90 Bulgaria 65.4% 2007
=90 Namibia 65.4% 2004
93 Philippines 65% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 64.94% 2007
94 Botswana 64.8% 2005
95 Honduras 63.4% 2005
96 Guatemala 63.1% 2006
97 Iraq 60% 2004
98 Serbia and Montenegro 57.93% 2008
99 Kazakhstan 57.6% 2004
100 Moldova 57.5% 2007
101 Nigeria 56.8% 1986
102 Haiti 56.7% 1999
103 Maldives 55.9% 2006
104 Mali 55.3% 2004
105 Kyrgyzstan 53.8% 2006
106 Azerbaijan 53.1% 2007
107 Bolivia 52.4% 2002
108 Peru 51.2% 2007
109 Mongolia 49.9% 2007
110 Algeria 49.4% 2004
111 Romania 45.8% 2008
112 Armenia 44.5% 2006
113 Indonesia 43.5% 2007
114 Syria 42.7% 2003
115 Senegal 42% 2006
116 Thailand 40.7% 2007
117 Tonga 39.7% 2003
118 Georgia 39.4% 2007
119 Turkey 39.3% 2008
120 Gabon 35.7% 1993
121 Ghana 35.6% 1999
122 Sri Lanka 34.4% 2007
123 Tunisia 32.1% 1989
124 Bhutan 31.6% 2005
=125 Sierra Leone 26.3% 2004
=125 Vietnam 26.3% 2004
127 Lesotho 25.3% 1999
128 American Samoa 25% 1990
129 Morocco 24.1% 2006
130 Cameroon 22.5% 2001
131 Zimbabwe 20.4% 1999
132 The Gambia 20.1% 1993
133 Tajikistan 19.7% 2004
134 Bangladesh 19.4% 2005
=135 Tanzania 19.2% 2006
=135 Uganda 19.2% 2003
137 Zambia 18.4% 2000
138 Guinea 18.2% 1994
139 Cambodia 18% 2001
140 Madagascar 15.9% 2005
141 Pakistan 15% 2007
142 Nepal 13.2% 2001
143 Chad 13.1% 1993
144 Equatorial Guinea 8.4% 1983
145 Laos 7.9% 1995
146 Rwanda 3.2% 1989

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"Countries Compared by Labor > Employees > Services > 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/Services/Female/%-of-female-employment

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