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High income OECD countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Women

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 66.5 2008
2 Norway 57.7 2008
3 Canada 56.4 2008
4 New Zealand 56 2008
5 Denmark 54.8 2008
6 Switzerland 53.6 2008
7 Sweden 53 2008
8 United States 52.9 2008
9 Australia 52.7 2008
10 Netherlands 52.3 2008
11 Finland 50.4 2008
12 United Kingdom 49.9 2008
13 Ireland 49.7 2008
14 Estonia 49.6 2008
15 Portugal 48.8 2008
=16 Slovenia 47.3 2008
=16 Austria 47.3 2008
18 Czech Republic 45.7 2008
19 Israel 45.4 2008
20 Germany 44.8 2008
21 Slovakia 44.2 2008
22 Japan 43.2 2008
23 Luxembourg 43.1 2008
24 France 42.2 2008
25 Poland 41.3 2008
26 Belgium 39.7 2008
27 Spain 38.9 2008
28 Greece 37.3 2008
29 Chile 34.9 2008
30 Italy 33.4 2008

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High income OECD countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Women

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Interesting observations about Labor > Employment rate > Women

  • Iraq has ranked last for employment rate > women since 1993.
  • China ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Mozambique ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Guinea ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Denmark ranked first for employment rate > women amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Burundi ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Uganda ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
  • Netherlands ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Eurozone in 2008.
  • Norway ranked second for employment rate > women amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
  • Canada ranked first for employment rate > women amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2008.
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