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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64

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 Burundi 92.81% 2005
2 Tanzania 88.24% 2005
3 Malawi 86.17% 2005
4 Mozambique 84.88% 2005
5 Guinea 82.65% 2005
6 Rwanda 82.01% 2005
7 Uganda 81.21% 2005
8 Madagascar 79.84% 2005
9 Burkina Faso 79.51% 2005
10 Angola 75.65% 2005
11 Mali 74.78% 2005
12 Ethiopia 73.49% 2005
13 Niger 72.98% 2005
14 Ghana 71.76% 2005
15 Kenya 71.31% 2005
16 Central African Republic 70.8% 2005
17 Zambia 68.29% 2005
18 Chad 66% 2005
19 Zimbabwe 64.53% 2005
20 Gabon 64.15% 2005
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 63.1% 2005
22 Guinea-Bissau 63.06% 2005
23 Somalia 60.99% 2005
24 The Gambia 60.29% 2005
25 Eritrea 59.84% 2005
26 Comoros 59.51% 2005
27 Senegal 58.42% 2005
28 Sierra Leone 58.38% 2005
29 Mauritania 56.45% 2005
30 Liberia 55.74% 2005
31 Benin 54.83% 2005
32 Djibouti 54.76% 2005
33 Cameroon 53.94% 2005
34 Equatorial Guinea 52.21% 2005
35 Togo 51.72% 2005
36 South Africa 49.31% 2005
37 Lesotho 48.71% 2005
38 Namibia 48.37% 2005
39 Mauritius 46.86% 2005
40 Botswana 46.71% 2005
41 Nigeria 46.59% 2005
42 Cote d'Ivoire 40.1% 2005
43 Cape Verde 36.59% 2005
44 Swaziland 32.94% 2005
45 Sao Tome and Principe 31.74% 2005
46 Sudan 24.18% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Labor/Force-participation-rate/Female/%-of-female-population-ages-15--64

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64

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