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Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burundi 92.81% 2005
2 Tanzania 88.24% 2005
3 Malawi 86.17% 2005
4 Mozambique 84.88% 2005
5 Iceland 82.87% 2005
6 Guinea 82.65% 2005
7 Rwanda 82.01% 2005
8 Uganda 81.21% 2005
9 Vanuatu 80.26% 2005
10 Madagascar 79.84% 2005
11 Burkina Faso 79.51% 2005
12 Cambodia 78.03% 2005
13 Vietnam 77.38% 2005
14 Norway 77.33% 2005
15 China 75.79% 2005
16 Angola 75.65% 2005
17 Barbados 75.46% 2005
18 Switzerland 75.29% 2005
19 Sweden 74.86% 2005
20 Mali 74.78% 2005
21 Denmark 74.22% 2005
22 Kazakhstan 73.56% 2005
23 Ethiopia 73.49% 2005
24 Niger 72.98% 2005
25 Finland 72.81% 2005
26 Canada 72.78% 2005
27 Papua New Guinea 72.75% 2005
28 Ghana 71.76% 2005
29 Kenya 71.31% 2005
30 New Zealand 71.16% 2005
31 Thailand 71.02% 2005
32 Central African Republic 70.8% 2005
33 Bosnia and Herzegovina 70.53% 2005
34 United States 70.07% 2005
35 Burma 70.04% 2005
36 The Bahamas 69.83% 2005
37 Netherlands 69.55% 2005
38 United Kingdom 69.34% 2005
39 Paraguay 68.61% 2005
40 Zambia 68.29% 2005
41 Portugal 67.8% 2005
42 Australia 67.43% 2005
43 Germany 67.36% 2005
44 Russia 67.07% 2005
45 Macau 66.6% 2005
46 Slovenia 66.58% 2005
47 Belarus 66.4% 2005
48 Uruguay 66.32% 2005
49 Azerbaijan 66.23% 2005
50 Chad 66% 2005
51 Colombia 65.89% 2005
52 Lithuania 65.87% 2005
53 Moldova 65.39% 2005
54 Turkmenistan 65.12% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 64.93% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 64.74% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 64.65% 2005
55 Zimbabwe 64.53% 2005
56 Bolivia 64.49% 2005
57 Estonia 64.38% 2005
58 Gabon 64.15% 2005
59 Ecuador 64.1% 2005
60 Czech Republic 64.02% 2005
61 Austria 63.77% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 63.43% 2005
62 Cyprus 63.11% 2005
63 Democratic Republic of the Congo 63.1% 2005
64 Guinea-Bissau 63.06% 2005
65 Latvia 62.99% 2005
66 Ukraine 62.91% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 62.51% 2005
67 France 62.44% 2005
68 Slovakia 62.38% 2005
Europe average (profile) 62.23% 2005
69 Ireland 62.18% 2005
70 Hong Kong 62.16% 2005
71 Venezuela 61.88% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 61.88% 2005
European Union average (profile) 61.71% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 61.65% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 61.29% 2005
72 Peru 61.21% 2005
73 Argentina 61.08% 2005
74 Brazil 61.04% 2005
75 Somalia 60.99% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 60.61% 2005
76 Uzbekistan 60.56% 2005
77 Japan 60.45% 2005
78 The Gambia 60.29% 2005
79 Virgin Islands 60.12% 2005
80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 60.03% 2005
81 Kyrgyzstan 59.87% 2005
82 Eritrea 59.84% 2005
83 Saint Lucia 59.65% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 59.55% 2005
84 Comoros 59.51% 2005
85 Jamaica 59.32% 2005
86 Israel 58.69% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 58.48% 2005
87 Senegal 58.42% 2005
88 Sierra Leone 58.38% 2005
89 Haiti 57.85% 2005
90 Poland 57.64% 2005
91 Croatia 57.5% 2005
92 Belgium 57.34% 2005
93 Spain 57.22% 2005
94 Netherlands Antilles 56.97% 2005
95 Singapore 56.73% 2005
96 East Timor 56.58% 2005
97 Philippines 56.55% 2005
98 Honduras 56.48% 2005
99 Mauritania 56.45% 2005
100 Laos 56.44% 2005
101 Mongolia 56.22% 2005
102 Congo, Republic of the 56.14% 2005
103 Greece 55.97% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 55.88% 2005
104 Liberia 55.74% 2005
105 Luxembourg 55.7% 2005
106 Solomon Islands 55.66% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 55.5% 2005
107 Armenia 55.41% 2005
108 Romania 55.3% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 55.23% 2005
109 Bangladesh 55.19% 2005
110 Fiji 55.05% 2005
111 Panama 54.88% 2005
112 Benin 54.83% 2005
113 Djibouti 54.76% 2005
114 Albania 54.72% 2005
115 Serbia and Montenegro 54.67% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 54.38% 2005
116 South Korea 54.22% 2005
failed states average (profile) 54.18% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 53.96% 2005
117 Cameroon 53.94% 2005
118 Guam 53.65% 2005
119 Hungary 53.5% 2005
120 Indonesia 53.04% 2005
121 Nepal 52.55% 2005
122 Bulgaria 52.39% 2005
123 Georgia 52.37% 2005
124 Equatorial Guinea 52.21% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 51.86% 2005
125 Togo 51.72% 2005
126 Trinidad and Tobago 51.44% 2005
127 Cuba 50.83% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 50.64% 1999
128 French Polynesia 50.42% 2005
129 El Salvador 50.4% 2005
130 Kuwait 50.37% 2005
131 Italy 50.12% 2005
132 North Korea 49.94% 2005
133 Tajikistan 49.46% 2005
134 South Africa 49.31% 2005
135 Maldives 49.06% 2005
136 Bhutan 48.75% 2005
137 Lesotho 48.71% 2005
138 Tonga 48.65% 2005
139 Costa Rica 48.59% 2005
140 Dominican Republic 48.51% 2005
141 Namibia 48.37% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 48.31% 2005
142 Malaysia 48.1% 2005
143 New Caledonia 47.67% 2005
144 Mauritius 46.86% 2005
145 Botswana 46.71% 2005
146 Guyana 46.63% 2005
147 Nigeria 46.59% 2005
148 Brunei 46.03% 2005
149 Belize 45.48% 2005
150 Puerto Rico 44.41% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 44.12% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 43.42% 2005
151 Samoa 43.12% 2005
152 Mexico 42.62% 2005
153 Malta 41.54% 2005
154 Chile 40.92% 2005
155 Iran 40.54% 2005
156 Cote d'Ivoire 40.1% 2005
157 Syria 39.88% 2005
158 United Arab Emirates 39.02% 2005
159 Sri Lanka 38.49% 2005
160 Afghanistan 38.2% 1989
161 Algeria 37.96% 2005
162 Nicaragua 36.93% 2005
163 Qatar 36.92% 2005
164 Cape Verde 36.59% 2005
165 Suriname 36.55% 2005
166 India 36.04% 2005
167 Lebanon 35.72% 2005
168 Guatemala 35.2% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 34.52% 2005
169 Libya 33.85% 2005
170 Pakistan 33.72% 2005
171 Swaziland 32.94% 2005
172 Sao Tome and Principe 31.74% 2005
173 Tunisia 31.1% 2005
174 Yemen 30.77% 2005
175 Bahrain 30.71% 2005
176 Jordan 28.87% 2005
177 Morocco 28.67% 2005
178 Turkey 27.2% 2005
179 Sudan 24.18% 2005
180 Oman 23.61% 2005
181 Egypt 21.63% 2005
182 Iraq 19.51% 1999
183 Saudi Arabia 18.47% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Force-participation-rate/Female/%-of-female-population-ages-15--64

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