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Labor > Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of unemployed women out of total female population able to work. Women not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nepal 93% 2003
2 Burundi 85.8% 1998
3 Cambodia 84.7% 2011
4 Malawi 83.3% 2004
5 Mozambique 82.1% 2003
6 Rwanda 81.5% 1996
7 Northern Mariana Islands 77.8% 2003
=8 Tanzania 77.6% 2006
=8 Togo 77.6% 2006
10 Cayman Islands 77.5% 2008
11 Uganda 75.4% 2009
12 Benin 75.1% 2003
13 Kiribati 74.8% 2000
14 Zimbabwe 73.9% 2004
15 Iceland 72.2% 2011
16 Vietnam 71.3% 2011
17 Saint Kitts and Nevis 70.6% 2001
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 70.2% 2005
19 Ethiopia 69% 2005
20 Bermuda 67.9% 2000
21 Ghana 67.2% 2006
22 Norway 66.6% 2011
23 British Virgin Islands 66.5% 1991
24 Macau 66.1% 2011
25 Laos 64.8% 2005
26 Thailand 63.9% 2011
27 Chad 63.4% 1993
28 Sweden 62.9% 2011
29 Anguilla 62.8% 2001
30 Kazakhstan 62.6% 2011
31 Saint Lucia 62.2% 2003
=32 Cameroon 61.4% 2010
=32 Madagascar 61.4% 2005
34 Mali 60.8% 2006
35 Bolivia 60.6% 2009
36 Antigua and Barbuda 60.5% 2001
37 Burkina Faso 60.1% 2006
38 Bhutan 59.9% 2011
39 The Bahamas 59.6% 2011
40 Finland 59.1% 2011
41 Seychelles 58.8% 1992
=42 Vanuatu 58.3% 2009
=42 New Zealand 58.3% 2011
44 Switzerland 58.1% 2011
45 Canada 57.9% 2011
=46 Liberia 57.5% 2010
=46 Azerbaijan 57.5% 2011
48 Netherlands 56.4% 2011
49 Australia 55.9% 2011
=50 Barbados 55.6% 2011
=50 Aruba 55.6% 2007
52 Denmark 55.2% 2011
53 Guinea 55% 2003
=54 Ukraine 54.5% 2011
=54 Singapore 54.5% 2011
56 Mongolia 54.3% 2005
57 Nicaragua 53.8% 2010
58 San Marino 53.4% 1998
59 United States 53.2% 2011
=60 Dominican Republic 52.8% 2010
=60 Sierra Leone 52.8% 2004
=62 United Kingdom 52.7% 2011
=62 Cuba 52.7% 2010
64 Saint Helena 52.6% 1998
=65 Russia 52.5% 2011
=65 Austria 52.5% 2011
67 Brunei 52.4% 2001
=68 Cyprus 52.3% 2011
=68 Cook Islands 52.3% 2001
70 Hong Kong 51.8% 2011
71 Brazil 51.5% 2009
72 Uruguay 51.3% 2011
73 Germany 51% 2011
74 Qatar 50.4% 2011
=75 Israel 49.7% 2011
=75 Senegal 49.7% 1991
77 Trinidad and Tobago 49.6% 2008
78 Estonia 49.5% 2011
79 Kyrgyzstan 49.3% 2006
80 Kenya 49.1% 2005
81 Georgia 48.5% 2011
=82 South Korea 48.1% 2011
=82 Slovenia 48.1% 2011
84 Portugal 48% 2011
85 Tajikistan 47.8% 2004
86 Montserrat 47.6% 1991
=87 Nigeria 47.4% 2003
=87 Colombia 47.4% 2010
89 Ireland 47.2% 2011
=90 Luxembourg 47.1% 2011
=90 Lithuania 47.1% 2011
92 Latvia 46.8% 2011
93 Indonesia 46.7% 2009
94 France 46.6% 2011
95 Japan 46.3% 2011
=96 Venezuela 45.7% 2011
=96 Jamaica 45.7% 2011
=98 Philippines 45.6% 2009
=98 Czech Republic 45.6% 2011
100 Paraguay 45.3% 2011
101 Kuwait 45% 2005
102 Ecuador 44.9% 2010
103 El Salvador 44.8% 2010
104 Malaysia 44.5% 2010
105 Hungary 44% 2011
106 Niue 43.8% 2001
=107 Romania 43.7% 2011
=107 Belgium 43.7% 2011
=109 Slovakia 43.6% 2011
=109 Albania 43.6% 2009
=111 Panama 43.4% 2011
=111 Poland 43.4% 2011
113 Grenada 43.3% 1998
=114 Chile 43.2% 2011
=114 Zambia 43.2% 2000
116 Tuvalu 42.8% 2002
117 Bulgaria 41.9% 2011
=118 Lesotho 41.7% 2008
=118 Honduras 41.7% 2010
120 Spain 41.2% 2011
121 Costa Rica 41% 2011
122 Dominica 40.8% 2001
123 New Caledonia 40.7% 2004
124 Mexico 40.4% 2011
=125 American Samoa 40.3% 1990
=125 Maldives 40.3% 2006
127 Martinique 39% 2011
=128 Mauritius 38.5% 2011
=128 Haiti 38.5% 1990
130 Gabon 38.4% 1993
131 Guatemala 37.7% 2011
132 Tonga 37.6% 1996
133 Moldova 37.1% 2011
134 Guadeloupe 37% 2011
135 Belize 36.9% 2005
136 United Arab Emirates 36.8% 2008
=137 Botswana 36.7% 2006
=137 Armenia 36.7% 2008
139 Swaziland 36.6% 1995
=140 Italy 34.8% 2011
=140 Guyana 34.8% 2011
142 Greece 34.5% 2011
143 Croatia 34% 2011
144 Montenegro 33.7% 2011
=145 Monaco 33.2% 2000
=145 Reunion 33.2% 2011
147 Fiji 32.8% 2007
148 Malta 32.5% 2011
149 South Africa 32% 2011
150 Sri Lanka 31.8% 2010
151 Serbia 30.9% 2010
152 Samoa 30.3% 2001
153 Republic of Macedonia 30.1% 2011
154 Bahrain 29.4% 2004
155 Niger 29.3% 2005
156 Puerto Rico 29% 2011
157 Namibia 28.4% 2008
158 India 27.7% 2010
159 Sao Tome and Principe 27.5% 2000
160 Bangladesh 27.1% 2005
161 Suriname 26.2% 1999
162 Turkey 25.6% 2011
163 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23% 2011
164 Morocco 22.9% 2011
165 Yemen 20% 1999
166 Lebanon 19% 2007
167 Tunisia 18.7% 1994
168 Egypt 18.1% 2010
169 Pakistan 17.5% 2007
170 Djibouti 15.7% 1991
=171 Saudi Arabia 14.6% 2009
=171 Solomon Islands 14.6% 1999
173 Iran 13.2% 2007
174 Iraq 11.7% 2004
175 Jordan 11.6% 2011
176 Algeria 11.5% 2010
177 Palestine 10.8% 2010
178 Syria 10.1% 2010
179 Oman 7.6% 2000

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