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Labor > Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Wage and salaried workers, female (% of females employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 99.6% 2012
2 Bahrain 99% 2010
3 United Arab Emirates 98.6% 2009
4 American Samoa 98.5% 1990
5 Saudi Arabia 98% 1992
6 Kuwait 97.8% 2011
7 Tuvalu 97.5% 2002
=8 Turks and Caicos Islands 96.1% 2007
=8 Brunei 96.1% 1991
=10 Norway 95.9% 2012
=10 Jordan 95.9% 2012
12 Macau 95.5% 2011
13 Oman 95.3% 2010
=14 Estonia 94.9% 2012
=14 Belarus 94.9% 2009
16 Cayman Islands 94.6% 2008
17 United States 94.5% 2011
=18 Hong Kong 94.4% 2012
=18 Denmark 94.4% 2012
20 Sweden 94.1% 2012
21 Aruba 93.8% 2007
=22 Russia 93.3% 2008
=22 Malta 93.3% 2012
24 San Marino 93.2% 2008
25 Ireland 92.6% 2012
=26 France 92.3% 2012
=26 Isle of Man 92.3% 2001
28 Canada 92% 2011
=29 Israel 91.7% 2011
=29 Germany 91.7% 2012
31 Luxembourg 91.6% 2012
32 Australia 91.4% 2011
=33 Hungary 91.2% 2012
=33 Bulgaria 91.2% 2012
=33 Puerto Rico 91.2% 2012
36 Finland 91.1% 2012
37 Lithuania 91% 2012
38 Latvia 90.9% 2012
39 The Bahamas 90.3% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 90.17% 2011
40 Slovakia 90.1% 2012
41 United Kingdom 90% 2012
42 Iceland 89.7% 2012
=43 Barbados 89.5% 2004
=43 Belgium 89.5% 2012
=45 Austria 89.2% 2012
=45 Singapore 89.2% 2012
47 New Caledonia 89.1% 1996
=48 Cyprus 89% 2012
=48 Cuba 89% 2011
=50 Saint Lucia 88.7% 2001
=50 Japan 88.7% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 88.41% 2012
52 Netherlands 88.3% 2012
European Union average (profile) 87.81% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 87.78% 2011
53 Montenegro 87.7% 2012
54 French Polynesia 87.6% 2007
55 New Zealand 87.5% 2011
56 European Union 87.47% 2012
57 Slovenia 87.2% 2012
58 Spain 87% 2012
59 Switzerland 86.9% 2012
60 Suriname 86.8% 1998
61 Czech Republic 86.6% 2012
62 Kosovo 86.4% 2012
63 South Africa 86% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 85.97% 2012
64 Seychelles 85.9% 1987
65 Mauritius 83.4% 2012
Europe average (profile) 83.02% 2012
=66 Trinidad and Tobago 83% 2005
=66 Syria 83% 2011
68 Portugal 82.5% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 82.29% 2008
69 Antigua and Barbuda 82% 2001
70 Italy 81.7% 2012
71 Argentina 81.2% 2012
72 Poland 80.8% 2012
=73 Ukraine 80.5% 2012
=73 Croatia 80.5% 2012
75 Costa Rica 79.8% 2012
76 Tunisia 79.4% 2011
77 Lebanon 79.2% 2009
78 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 79.1% 2008
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 77.26% 2012
79 Malaysia 77% 2012
80 Republic of Macedonia 76.5% 2012
81 Uruguay 75.7% 2010
82 Dominica 75.6% 2001
83 Grenada 75.2% 1998
Eastern Europe average (profile) 75.15% 2009
84 Moldova 75.1% 2012
85 Samoa 74.6% 2011
86 Algeria 74.4% 2011
=87 Belize 73.9% 2005
=87 Serbia 73.9% 2012
89 South Korea 73.6% 2011
90 Bosnia and Herzegovina 72.3% 2012
91 Panama 71.3% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 70.76% 2009
92 Brazil 69.2% 2009
93 Sao Tome and Principe 68.9% 1991
94 Greece 68.5% 2012
95 Kazakhstan 68.4% 2012
96 Marshall Islands 67.7% 1999
=97 Swaziland 67.4% 1997
=97 Romania 67.4% 2012
99 Jamaica 67% 2012
100 Mexico 65.2% 2011
=101 Venezuela 62.2% 2012
=101 Chile 62.2% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 60.13% 2008
103 Botswana 58.6% 2006
104 Tajikistan 58.5% 2009
105 Yemen 57.8% 2010
106 Fiji 56.4% 2008
=107 Ecuador 56.1% 2012
=107 Sri Lanka 56.1% 2012
109 Namibia 56% 2012
110 Turkey 54.3% 2012
111 Guyana 52.9% 1992
112 Egypt 52% 2010
113 Kyrgyzstan 51.7% 2006
=114 El Salvador 51.6% 2012
=114 Armenia 51.6% 2011
116 Philippines 51.4% 2008
117 Paraguay 48.5% 2012
118 Iran 46.8% 2008
119 Mongolia 46.5% 2011
120 Colombia 46.2% 2012
121 Dominican Republic 45.4% 2010
122 Maldives 45% 2006
123 Peru 43.6% 2012
124 Thailand 42.6% 2012
125 Nicaragua 41.5% 2010
126 Honduras 41.3% 2010
127 Tonga 41.1% 2003
128 Guatemala 39.2% 2004
129 Albania 37.5% 2010
130 Georgia 37.1% 2012
131 Gabon 34.5% 2005
132 Morocco 34% 2008
133 Cape Verde 33% 2000
134 Bolivia 32.9% 2009
135 Indonesia 31.7% 2009
136 Cambodia 30.3% 2012
137 Djibouti 30.1% 1996
138 Lesotho 29.9% 1999
139 Vietnam 29% 2012
140 Azerbaijan 28.9% 2012
141 Zimbabwe 23.1% 2002
142 Vanuatu 22.7% 2009
143 Pakistan 22.1% 2008
144 Haiti 21.2% 1990
145 East Timor 19.9% 2010
146 Kenya 19.3% 1999
147 Senegal 15.1% 2001
148 India 14.5% 2010
149 Bhutan 14.3% 2012
150 Nepal 12.8% 2001
151 Cote d'Ivoire 12.2% 2002
152 Bangladesh 11.7% 2005
153 Ghana 11.4% 2010
154 Cameroon 11.2% 2010
155 Madagascar 10.8% 2005
156 Zambia 9% 2000
157 Liberia 8.7% 2010
158 Republic of the Congo 8.6% 2005
159 Laos 8% 2005
160 Uganda 7.5% 2003
161 Ethiopia 6.2% 2005
=162 Tanzania 6% 2007
=162 Equatorial Guinea 6% 1983
164 Togo 5.7% 2006
165 Benin 4.2% 2003
166 Burkina Faso 4% 2006
=167 Malawi 3.9% 1987
=167 Niger 3.9% 2005
169 Sierra Leone 3.7% 2004
170 Mali 3.6% 2007
171 Rwanda 3.3% 1996
172 Mozambique 3% 2003
173 Burundi 2.3% 1998
174 Chad 0.8% 1993

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed. 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/Wage-and-salaried-workers,-female/%-of-females-employed

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