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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 BurundiBurundi 92.81% 2005
2 TanzaniaTanzania 88.24% 2005
3 MalawiMalawi 86.17% 2005
4 MozambiqueMozambique 84.88% 2005
5 IcelandIceland 82.87% 2005
6 GuineaGuinea 82.65% 2005
7 RwandaRwanda 82.01% 2005
8 UgandaUganda 81.21% 2005
9 VanuatuVanuatu 80.26% 2005
10 MadagascarMadagascar 79.84% 2005
11 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 79.51% 2005
12 CambodiaCambodia 78.03% 2005
13 VietnamVietnam 77.38% 2005
14 NorwayNorway 77.33% 2005
15 ChinaChina 75.79% 2005
16 AngolaAngola 75.65% 2005
17 BarbadosBarbados 75.46% 2005
18 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 75.29% 2005
19 SwedenSweden 74.86% 2005
20 MaliMali 74.78% 2005
21 DenmarkDenmark 74.22% 2005
22 KazakhstanKazakhstan 73.56% 2005
23 EthiopiaEthiopia 73.49% 2005
24 NigerNiger 72.98% 2005
25 FinlandFinland 72.81% 2005
26 CanadaCanada 72.78% 2005
27 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 72.75% 2005
28 GhanaGhana 71.76% 2005
29 KenyaKenya 71.31% 2005
30 New ZealandNew Zealand 71.16% 2005
31 ThailandThailand 71.02% 2005
32 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 70.8% 2005
33 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 70.53% 2005
34 United StatesUnited States 70.07% 2005
35 BurmaBurma 70.04% 2005
36 The BahamasThe Bahamas 69.83% 2005
37 NetherlandsNetherlands 69.55% 2005
38 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 69.34% 2005
39 ParaguayParaguay 68.61% 2005
40 ZambiaZambia 68.29% 2005
41 PortugalPortugal 67.8% 2005
42 AustraliaAustralia 67.43% 2005
43 GermanyGermany 67.36% 2005
44 RussiaRussia 67.07% 2005
45 MacauMacau 66.6% 2005
46 SloveniaSlovenia 66.58% 2005
47 BelarusBelarus 66.4% 2005
48 UruguayUruguay 66.32% 2005
49 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 66.23% 2005
50 ChadChad 66% 2005
51 ColombiaColombia 65.89% 2005
52 LithuaniaLithuania 65.87% 2005
53 MoldovaMoldova 65.39% 2005
54 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 65.12% 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 64.93% 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 64.74% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 64.65% 2005
55 ZimbabweZimbabwe 64.53% 2005
56 BoliviaBolivia 64.49% 2005
57 EstoniaEstonia 64.38% 2005
58 GabonGabon 64.15% 2005
59 EcuadorEcuador 64.1% 2005
60 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 64.02% 2005
61 AustriaAustria 63.77% 2005
Cold countries averageCold countries average 63.43% 2005
62 CyprusCyprus 63.11% 2005
63 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 63.1% 2005
64 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 63.06% 2005
65 LatviaLatvia 62.99% 2005
66 UkraineUkraine 62.91% 2005
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 62.51% 2005
67 FranceFrance 62.44% 2005
68 SlovakiaSlovakia 62.38% 2005
Europe averageEurope average 62.23% 2005
69 IrelandIreland 62.18% 2005
70 Hong KongHong Kong 62.16% 2005
71 VenezuelaVenezuela 61.88% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 61.88% 2005
European Union averageEuropean Union average 61.71% 2005
NATO countries averageNATO average 61.65% 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 61.29% 2005
72 PeruPeru 61.21% 2005
73 ArgentinaArgentina 61.08% 2005
74 BrazilBrazil 61.04% 2005
75 SomaliaSomalia 60.99% 2005
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 60.61% 2005
76 UzbekistanUzbekistan 60.56% 2005
77 JapanJapan 60.45% 2005
78 The GambiaThe Gambia 60.29% 2005
79 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 60.12% 2005
80 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 60.03% 2005
81 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 59.87% 2005
82 EritreaEritrea 59.84% 2005
83 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 59.65% 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 59.55% 2005
84 ComorosComoros 59.51% 2005
85 JamaicaJamaica 59.32% 2005
86 IsraelIsrael 58.69% 2005
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 58.48% 2005
87 SenegalSenegal 58.42% 2005
88 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 58.38% 2005
89 HaitiHaiti 57.85% 2005
90 PolandPoland 57.64% 2005
91 CroatiaCroatia 57.5% 2005
92 BelgiumBelgium 57.34% 2005
93 SpainSpain 57.22% 2005
94 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 56.97% 2005
95 SingaporeSingapore 56.73% 2005
96 East TimorEast Timor 56.58% 2005
97 PhilippinesPhilippines 56.55% 2005
98 HondurasHonduras 56.48% 2005
99 MauritaniaMauritania 56.45% 2005
100 LaosLaos 56.44% 2005
101 MongoliaMongolia 56.22% 2005
102 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 56.14% 2005
103 GreeceGreece 55.97% 2005
Hot countries averageHot countries average 55.88% 2005
104 LiberiaLiberia 55.74% 2005
105 LuxembourgLuxembourg 55.7% 2005
106 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 55.66% 2005
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 55.5% 2005
107 ArmeniaArmenia 55.41% 2005
108 RomaniaRomania 55.3% 2005
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 55.23% 2005
109 BangladeshBangladesh 55.19% 2005
110 FijiFiji 55.05% 2005
111 PanamaPanama 54.88% 2005
112 BeninBenin 54.83% 2005
113 DjiboutiDjibouti 54.76% 2005
114 AlbaniaAlbania 54.72% 2005
115 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 54.67% 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 54.38% 2005
116 South KoreaSouth Korea 54.22% 2005
Failed states averageFailed states average 54.18% 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 53.96% 2005
117 CameroonCameroon 53.94% 2005
118 GuamGuam 53.65% 2005
119 HungaryHungary 53.5% 2005
120 IndonesiaIndonesia 53.04% 2005
121 NepalNepal 52.55% 2005
122 BulgariaBulgaria 52.39% 2005
123 GeorgiaGeorgia 52.37% 2005
124 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 52.21% 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 51.86% 2005
125 TogoTogo 51.72% 2005
126 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 51.44% 2005
127 CubaCuba 50.83% 2005
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 50.64% 1999
128 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 50.42% 2005
129 El SalvadorEl Salvador 50.4% 2005
130 KuwaitKuwait 50.37% 2005
131 ItalyItaly 50.12% 2005
132 North KoreaNorth Korea 49.94% 2005
133 TajikistanTajikistan 49.46% 2005
134 South AfricaSouth Africa 49.31% 2005
135 MaldivesMaldives 49.06% 2005
136 BhutanBhutan 48.75% 2005
137 LesothoLesotho 48.71% 2005
138 TongaTonga 48.65% 2005
139 Costa RicaCosta Rica 48.59% 2005
140 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 48.51% 2005
141 NamibiaNamibia 48.37% 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 48.31% 2005
142 MalaysiaMalaysia 48.1% 2005
143 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 47.67% 2005
144 MauritiusMauritius 46.86% 2005
145 BotswanaBotswana 46.71% 2005
146 GuyanaGuyana 46.63% 2005
147 NigeriaNigeria 46.59% 2005
148 BruneiBrunei 46.03% 2005
149 BelizeBelize 45.48% 2005
150 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 44.41% 2005
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 44.12% 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 43.42% 2005
151 SamoaSamoa 43.12% 2005
152 MexicoMexico 42.62% 2005
153 MaltaMalta 41.54% 2005
154 ChileChile 40.92% 2005
155 IranIran 40.54% 2005
156 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 40.1% 2005
157 SyriaSyria 39.88% 2005
158 United Arab EmiratesUAE 39.02% 2005
159 Sri LankaSri Lanka 38.49% 2005
160 AfghanistanAfghanistan 38.2% 1989
161 AlgeriaAlgeria 37.96% 2005
162 NicaraguaNicaragua 36.93% 2005
163 QatarQatar 36.92% 2005
164 Cape VerdeCape Verde 36.59% 2005
165 SurinameSuriname 36.55% 2005
166 IndiaIndia 36.04% 2005
167 LebanonLebanon 35.72% 2005
168 GuatemalaGuatemala 35.2% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 34.52% 2005
169 LibyaLibya 33.85% 2005
170 PakistanPakistan 33.72% 2005
171 SwazilandSwaziland 32.94% 2005
172 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 31.74% 2005
173 TunisiaTunisia 31.1% 2005
174 YemenYemen 30.77% 2005
175 BahrainBahrain 30.71% 2005
176 JordanJordan 28.87% 2005
177 MoroccoMorocco 28.67% 2005
178 TurkeyTurkey 27.2% 2005
179 SudanSudan 24.18% 2005
180 OmanOman 23.61% 2005
181 EgyptEgypt 21.63% 2005
182 IraqIraq 19.51% 1999
183 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 18.47% 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64", 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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