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Labor > Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%). 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 Rwanda 86.2% 2012
2 Tanzania 84.2% 2012
3 Madagascar 82.8% 2012
4 Zimbabwe 80.1% 2012
5 Mozambique 79.1% 2012
6 Nepal 78% 2012
7 Cambodia 77.6% 2012
8 Malawi 77.2% 2012
9 Burundi 76.4% 2012
10 Laos 75.5% 2012
11 Burkina Faso 75.3% 2012
=12 Equatorial Guinea 74.3% 2012
=12 Togo 74.3% 2012
14 Eritrea 73.4% 2012
15 Uganda 72.2% 2012
16 Burma 71.8% 2012
17 Ethiopia 71.6% 2012
18 Vietnam 71.2% 2012
19 North Korea 69.5% 2012
20 Papua New Guinea 68.6% 2012
21 Central African Republic 66.9% 2012
22 Benin 66.7% 2012
23 Iceland 66.5% 2012
24 The Gambia 66.3% 2012
25 Peru 65.4% 2012
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 65.3% 2012
=27 Bhutan 64.9% 2012
=27 Zambia 64.9% 2012
29 Macau 64.8% 2012
30 Ghana 64.7% 2012
31 Sierra Leone 64.2% 2012
32 Thailand 64% 2012
33 Guinea 63.8% 2012
34 Republic of the Congo 63.4% 2012
35 Kazakhstan 63.2% 2012
36 Guinea-Bissau 62.7% 2012
=37 Bolivia 61.5% 2012
=37 China 61.5% 2012
39 Cameroon 61% 2012
40 Norway 59.8% 2012
41 The Bahamas 58.8% 2012
42 Chad 58.7% 2012
=43 Azerbaijan 58.5% 2012
=43 Switzerland 58.5% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 58.38% 2012
45 Angola 58.2% 2012
46 New Zealand 57.6% 2012
47 Senegal 57.5% 2012
48 Canada 57.4% 2012
49 Singapore 57.2% 2012
=50 Barbados 56.7% 2012
=50 Botswana 56.7% 2012
52 Liberia 56% 2012
=53 Netherlands 55.7% 2012
=53 Australia 55.7% 2012
=53 Haiti 55.7% 2012
=56 Kenya 55.5% 2012
=56 Sweden 55.5% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 55.07% 2012
58 Denmark 54.7% 2012
59 Bangladesh 54.3% 2012
60 Russia 54.1% 2012
=61 Israel 54% 2012
=61 Brazil 54% 2012
63 Mongolia 53.4% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 52.56% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 52.47% 2012
64 United States 52.3% 2012
65 Austria 52.2% 2012
66 Finland 52.1% 2012
67 Tajikistan 51.8% 2012
68 United Kingdom 51.6% 2012
69 Ecuador 51.2% 2012
70 Paraguay 51.1% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 51.07% 2012
71 Uruguay 51% 2012
=72 Estonia 50.8% 2012
=72 Germany 50.8% 2012
74 Brunei 50.7% 2012
75 Solomon Islands 50.6% 2012
76 Cote d'Ivoire 50.5% 2012
77 Kyrgyzstan 50.4% 2012
78 Hong Kong 50.2% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.73% 2012
79 Cyprus 49.7% 2012
80 Lithuania 49.4% 2012
81 Trinidad and Tobago 49.3% 2012
82 Ukraine 49.1% 2012
83 Qatar 48.9% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.75% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.58% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.53% 2012
=84 South Korea 48.4% 2012
=84 Georgia 48.4% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.39% 2012
86 Colombia 48.1% 2012
87 Luxembourg 47.7% 2012
=88 Philippines 47.4% 2012
=88 Slovenia 47.4% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 47.4% 2012
90 Indonesia 47.2% 2012
91 Cape Verde 47.1% 2012
92 Latvia 47% 2012
93 Ireland 46.9% 2012
=94 Portugal 46.7% 2012
=94 Guatemala 46.7% 2012
=96 Panama 46.4% 2012
=96 Venezuela 46.4% 2012
98 Jamaica 46.2% 2012
99 Japan 46.1% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 46.02% 2012
100 Czech Republic 46% 2012
European Union average (profile) 45.97% 2012
101 Maldives 45.9% 2012
102 France 45.8% 2012
103 El Salvador 45.6% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 45.59% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 45.53% 2012
104 Romania 45.4% 2012
105 European Union 45.4% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 45.23% 2012
Europe average (profile) 45.2% 2012
=106 Belarus 45.1% 2012
=106 Chile 45.1% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 45.03% 2012
108 Mali 44.9% 2012
failed states average (profile) 44.87% 2012
109 Nigeria 44.6% 2012
110 Namibia 44.1% 2012
111 Nicaragua 43.7% 2012
=112 Slovakia 43.6% 2012
=112 Poland 43.6% 2012
114 Belize 43.5% 2012
=115 Argentina 43.4% 2012
=115 Belgium 43.4% 2012
=117 Malaysia 42.9% 2012
=117 Kuwait 42.9% 2012
119 Mexico 42.8% 2012
120 Bulgaria 42.6% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 42.47% 2012
121 Uzbekistan 42.3% 2012
122 Cuba 42.1% 2012
123 Costa Rica 41.5% 2012
=124 Turkmenistan 41.4% 2012
=124 Dominican Republic 41.4% 2012
=126 Gabon 41.3% 2012
=126 Lesotho 41.3% 2012
128 United Arab Emirates 41.2% 2012
129 Armenia 41% 2012
130 Hungary 40% 2012
131 Honduras 39.9% 2012
132 Spain 39.2% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 39.14% 2012
133 Niger 38.4% 2012
134 Mauritius 38.1% 2012
135 Croatia 37.7% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 36.97% 2012
136 Albania 36.9% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 36.52% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 35.97% 2012
137 Moldova 35.4% 2012
138 Malta 35.2% 2012
139 Italy 34.7% 2012
140 Serbia 34.3% 2012
=141 Montenegro 34.2% 2012
=141 Somalia 34.2% 2012
143 Fiji 33% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 32.61% 2012
144 Suriname 32.6% 2012
145 Swaziland 32.5% 2012
=146 Sri Lanka 32.4% 2012
=146 Comoros 32.4% 2012
148 Bahrain 32.3% 2012
149 South Africa 31.9% 2012
150 Greece 31.8% 2012
151 Guyana 31.2% 2012
152 Republic of Macedonia 29.9% 2012
153 Puerto Rico 29.7% 2012
154 India 27.6% 2012
155 Turkey 26.3% 2012
156 Libya 25.3% 2012
157 Sudan 25% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 24.66% 2012
158 Oman 24.4% 2012
=159 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.7% 2012
=159 Morocco 23.7% 2012
161 East Timor 23.3% 2012
162 Pakistan 22.2% 2012
163 Tunisia 21.5% 2012
164 Mauritania 21% 2012
165 Lebanon 20.4% 2012
166 Yemen 18.3% 2012
167 Egypt 17.2% 2012
168 Saudi Arabia 14.4% 2012
169 Afghanistan 13.6% 2012
170 Iran 13.1% 2012
171 Algeria 12.3% 2012
172 Jordan 12.1% 2012
173 Iraq 11.4% 2012
174 Syria 10.4% 2012

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"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > %. 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/Employment-to-population-ratio,-15+,-female/%

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