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Labor > Employment rate > Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burundi 84.1 2008
2 Mozambique 83 2008
3 Rwanda 81.1 2008
4 Madagascar 79.8 2008
5 Uganda 78.1 2008
6 Laos 77.3 2008
7 Guinea 77.1 2008
8 Burkina Faso 76.7 2008
9 Tanzania 75.8 2008
10 Ethiopia 73.1 2008
11 Malawi 69.3 2008
12 Cambodia 69.1 2008
13 Papua New Guinea 68.5 2008
14 Kenya 67.3 2008
15 China 67.2 2008
16 Chad 67.1 2008
=17 The Gambia 66.5 2008
=17 Iceland 66.5 2008
=17 Burma 66.5 2008
20 Sierra Leone 65.4 2008
21 Vietnam 65.3 2008
22 Paraguay 65.1 2008
23 Thailand 64.5 2008
24 Ghana 64.2 2008
25 Central African Republic 63.8 2008
26 Bolivia 62.2 2008
27 Peru 60.5 2008
28 Comoros 60.3 2008
29 The Bahamas 59.4 2008
30 Benin 58.2 2008
=31 Norway 57.7 2008
=31 Kazakhstan 57.7 2008
33 Zimbabwe 57.4 2008
34 Barbados 57.1 2008
35 Canada 56.4 2008
36 Senegal 56.3 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 56.05 2008
37 New Zealand 56 2008
38 Azerbaijan 55.9 2008
39 Brunei 55.4 2008
40 Denmark 54.8 2008
41 Nepal 54.7 2008
42 East Timor 54.3 2008
=43 Bangladesh 53.9 2008
=43 Zambia 53.9 2008
45 Turkmenistan 53.7 2008
46 Switzerland 53.6 2008
47 Colombia 53.5 2008
=48 Liberia 53 2008
=48 Sweden 53 2008
50 United States 52.9 2008
51 Brazil 52.8 2008
52 Australia 52.7 2008
53 Congo, Republic of the 52.6 2008
54 Uzbekistan 52.5 2008
55 Netherlands 52.3 2008
56 Eritrea 52.2 2008
57 Gabon 52.1 2008
58 Russia 51.3 2008
59 Somalia 51.2 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 51.13 2008
=60 Solomon Islands 50.9 2008
=60 Singapore 50.9 2008
62 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50.8 2008
63 Tajikistan 50.7 2008
64 Mongolia 50.6 2008
65 Finland 50.4 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 50.24 2008
66 Guinea-Bissau 50.1 2008
67 United Kingdom 49.9 2008
=68 Ireland 49.7 2008
=68 Cyprus 49.7 2008
70 Estonia 49.6 2008
71 Cameroon 49.4 2008
72 Trinidad and Tobago 49.3 2008
73 Portugal 48.8 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.77 2008
74 Togo 48.7 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.55 2008
75 Latvia 48.4 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 48.38 2008
76 Ukraine 48.3 2008
=77 Lesotho 47.9 2008
=77 Kyrgyzstan 47.9 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 47.77 2008
=79 Slovenia 47.3 2008
=79 Austria 47.3 2008
=81 Georgia 47.2 2008
=81 Venezuela 47.2 2008
83 Belarus 47 2008
84 Ecuador 46.7 2008
85 Swaziland 46.4 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 46.11 2008
86 Philippines 46 2008
87 Czech Republic 45.7 2008
88 Lithuania 45.5 2008
89 Israel 45.4 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 45.39 2008
90 Netherlands Antilles 45.3 2008
=91 Jamaica 45.1 2008
=91 Uruguay 45.1 2008
Europe average (profile) 44.91 2008
93 Germany 44.8 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 44.57 2008
European Union average (profile) 44.51 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 44.44 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 44.25 2008
94 Slovakia 44.2 2008
95 Guatemala 44.1 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 44.08 2008
96 Indonesia 44 2008
=97 Argentina 43.9 2008
=97 Cape Verde 43.9 2008
failed states average (profile) 43.84 2008
99 Moldova 43.7 2008
=100 Malaysia 43.2 2008
=100 Japan 43.2 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 43.15 2008
102 Luxembourg 43.1 2008
103 European Union 43.07 2008
104 Maldives 42.9 2008
105 Cuba 42.7 2008
=106 Panama 42.6 2008
=106 El Salvador 42.6 2008
=106 Bhutan 42.6 2008
109 Romania 42.5 2008
110 Mauritania 42.4 2008
111 France 42.2 2008
=112 Dominican Republic 41.8 2008
=112 Kuwait 41.8 2008
114 Guyana 41.5 2008
115 Poland 41.3 2008
116 Bulgaria 41 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 40.86 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 40.63 2008
117 Equatorial Guinea 40.3 2008
118 Qatar 39.8 2008
119 Belgium 39.7 2008
=120 Costa Rica 39.1 2008
=120 Mexico 39.1 2008
=120 Sri Lanka 39.1 2008
123 Spain 38.9 2008
124 Belize 38.8 2008
125 Botswana 38.5 2008
126 Cote d'Ivoire 38.3 2008
127 Croatia 38.1 2008
128 United Arab Emirates 38 2008
129 Hungary 37.9 2008
130 Niger 37.8 2008
131 Namibia 37.7 2008
132 Nigeria 37.4 2008
133 Greece 37.3 2008
134 Fiji 36.6 2008
135 Mauritius 36.1 2008
136 Nicaragua 36 2008
137 Bosnia and Herzegovina 35.7 2008
138 Haiti 35 2008
=139 Mali 34.9 2008
=139 Chile 34.9 2008
South Asia average (profile) 34.76 2008
141 South Africa 34.6 2008
=142 Albania 34.4 2008
=142 Honduras 34.4 2008
144 Italy 33.4 2008
145 Puerto Rico 33.3 2008
=146 Suriname 32.4 2008
=146 India 32.4 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 32.26 2008
=148 Armenia 32.1 2008
=148 Algeria 32.1 2008
150 Bahrain 31.6 2008
151 Malta 29.4 2008
152 Sudan 28.1 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 26.77 2008
153 Afghanistan 25.1 2008
154 Libya 23.5 2008
155 Oman 22.9 2008
156 Lebanon 22.6 2008
157 Morocco 22 2008
158 Turkey 21.7 2008
159 Tunisia 21.2 2008
160 Pakistan 19.8 2008
161 Saudi Arabia 18 2008
162 Syria 16.9 2008
163 Jordan 13.3 2008
164 Iraq 12.5 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Women. 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/Employment-rate/Women

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