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People > Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tanzania 88.1% 2012
2 Madagascar 86.8% 2012
3 Rwanda 86.5% 2012
4 Burma 85.7% 2012
5 Malawi 84.7% 2012
=6 Zimbabwe 83.2% 2012
=6 Burundi 83.2% 2012
8 Togo 80.7% 2012
9 Equatorial Guinea 80.6% 2012
=10 Netherlands 79.9% 2012
=10 Eritrea 79.9% 2012
12 Cambodia 78.9% 2012
13 Ethiopia 78.2% 2012
14 Burkina Faso 77.1% 2012
15 Laos 76.3% 2012
16 Uganda 75.9% 2012
17 Namibia 75.2% 2012
18 Zambia 73.2% 2012
19 Vietnam 72.8% 2012
20 Central African Republic 72.5% 2012
21 North Korea 72.3% 2012
22 The Gambia 72.2% 2012
23 Botswana 71.8% 2012
24 Democratic Republic of the Congo 70.7% 2012
25 Iceland 70.6% 2012
26 Papua New Guinea 70.5% 2012
27 The Bahamas 69.3% 2012
28 Republic of the Congo 68.4% 2012
29 Guinea-Bissau 68.1% 2012
30 Peru 68% 2012
=31 Benin 67.5% 2012
=31 Kazakhstan 67.5% 2012
33 Ghana 67.2% 2012
34 Bhutan 66.4% 2012
=35 Barbados 65.9% 2012
=35 Senegal 65.9% 2012
=35 Macau 65.9% 2012
38 Sierra Leone 65.7% 2012
39 Guinea 65.5% 2012
40 Thailand 64.4% 2012
41 Bolivia 64.1% 2012
42 Chad 64% 2012
43 China 63.8% 2012
44 Cameroon 63.6% 2012
45 Angola 63.1% 2012
46 Saint Lucia 62.6% 2012
47 Azerbaijan 62.5% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 62.28% 2012
48 New Zealand 62.1% 2012
49 Kenya 62% 2012
50 Canada 61.6% 2012
=51 Vanuatu 61.5% 2012
=51 Norway 61.5% 2012
53 Switzerland 61.2% 2012
54 Haiti 60.6% 2012
55 Sweden 60.2% 2012
56 Brazil 59.5% 2012
57 Denmark 59.1% 2012
58 Singapore 59% 2012
=59 Australia 58.8% 2012
=59 Lesotho 58.8% 2012
61 Tajikistan 58.7% 2012
62 Liberia 58.2% 2012
63 Israel 58.1% 2012
64 Bangladesh 57.3% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 57.25% 2012
65 Russia 57% 2012
66 United States 56.8% 2012
67 Georgia 56.2% 2012
=68 Jamaica 56.1% 2012
=68 Mongolia 56.1% 2012
=70 Finland 56% 2012
=70 Estonia 56% 2012
=70 Gabon 56% 2012
73 Maldives 55.9% 2012
=74 Lithuania 55.8% 2012
=74 Guam 55.8% 2012
=74 Cyprus 55.8% 2012
=77 Colombia 55.7% 2012
=77 United Kingdom 55.7% 2012
=77 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 55.7% 2012
=77 Kyrgyzstan 55.7% 2012
81 Uruguay 55.5% 2012
=82 Portugal 55.4% 2012
=82 Paraguay 55.4% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 55.16% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 55.09% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 54.9% 2012
84 Austria 54.6% 2012
85 Latvia 54.5% 2012
86 Ecuador 54.4% 2012
87 Nepal 54.3% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.22% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 54% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 53.86% 2012
=88 Tonga 53.5% 2012
=88 Germany 53.5% 2012
90 Solomon Islands 53.4% 2012
91 Ukraine 53% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 52.93% 2012
=92 Trinidad and Tobago 52.9% 2012
=92 Brunei 52.9% 2012
94 Ireland 52.7% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 52.65% 2012
95 Spain 52.6% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 52.47% 2012
96 Slovenia 52.3% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 52.29% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 52.25% 2012
97 Cote d'Ivoire 52.2% 2012
European Union average (profile) 52.14% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 51.8% 2012
Europe average (profile) 51.71% 2012
=98 Hong Kong 51.6% 2012
=98 Armenia 51.6% 2012
100 European Union 51.39% 2012
101 Indonesia 51.3% 2012
102 Dominican Republic 51.2% 2012
103 Cape Verde 51.1% 2012
=104 Slovakia 51% 2012
=104 Philippines 51% 2012
=106 France 50.9% 2012
=106 Venezuela 50.9% 2012
108 Qatar 50.8% 2012
109 Luxembourg 50.7% 2012
110 Mali 50.6% 2012
111 Czech Republic 50.1% 2012
=112 South Korea 49.9% 2012
=112 Belarus 49.9% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 49.73% 2012
=114 Belize 49.1% 2012
=114 Guatemala 49.1% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 49.08% 2012
=116 Panama 49% 2012
=116 Chile 49% 2012
118 Poland 48.9% 2012
failed states average (profile) 48.89% 2012
119 Romania 48.5% 2012
=120 Nigeria 48.1% 2012
=120 Japan 48.1% 2012
122 Uzbekistan 47.9% 2012
123 Bulgaria 47.8% 2012
124 El Salvador 47.6% 2012
125 Argentina 47.3% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 47.25% 2012
126 French Polynesia 47.1% 2012
127 Nicaragua 47% 2012
128 Belgium 46.9% 2012
129 Turkmenistan 46.7% 2012
130 United Arab Emirates 46.6% 2012
131 Costa Rica 46.4% 2012
132 New Caledonia 45.7% 2012
=133 Mexico 45% 2012
=133 Albania 45% 2012
135 Sao Tome and Principe 44.9% 2012
136 Croatia 44.8% 2012
137 Hungary 44.7% 2012
138 Malaysia 44.3% 2012
=139 Greece 44.2% 2012
=139 South Africa 44.2% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 43.9% 2012
141 Swaziland 43.8% 2012
142 Mauritius 43.5% 2012
143 Kuwait 43.4% 2012
144 Cuba 43.3% 2012
145 Morocco 43% 2012
146 Republic of Macedonia 42.9% 2012
147 Honduras 42.5% 2012
148 Guyana 42.3% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 41.39% 2012
149 Suriname 40.4% 2012
150 Niger 39.9% 2012
=151 Bahrain 39.4% 2012
=151 Italy 39.4% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 38.52% 2012
153 Malta 38% 2012
154 Fiji 37.5% 2012
155 Somalia 37.2% 2012
156 Moldova 37% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 36.11% 2012
157 Djibouti 36.1% 2012
=158 Sri Lanka 35% 2012
=158 Comoros 35% 2012
=160 Bosnia and Herzegovina 34.1% 2012
=160 Puerto Rico 34.1% 2012
162 Sudan 31.2% 2012
163 Libya 30% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 29.42% 2012
164 Turkey 29.4% 2012
165 India 28.8% 2012
=166 Mauritania 28.6% 2012
=166 Oman 28.6% 2012
168 Mozambique 26.3% 2012
169 Yemen 25.2% 2012
170 Tunisia 25.1% 2012
171 East Timor 24.7% 2012
172 Pakistan 24.4% 2012
173 Egypt 23.6% 2012
174 Samoa 23.4% 2012
175 Lebanon 22.8% 2012
176 Saudi Arabia 18.2% 2012
177 Iran 16.4% 2012
178 Afghanistan 15.7% 2012
179 Jordan 15.3% 2012
180 Algeria 15% 2012
181 Iraq 14.7% 2012
182 Syria 13.4% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+. 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/People/Labor-participation-rate,-female/%-of-female-population-ages-15+

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