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Labor > Female economic activity: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Mozambique 82.8% 2000
2 Rwanda 82.6% 2000
3 Burundi 82% 2000
4 Solomon Islands 81.2% 2000
5 Cambodia 80.4% 2000
6 Ghana 80.1% 2000
7 Uganda 79.5% 2000
8 Malawi 77.9% 2000
9 Guinea 77.3% 2000
10 Burkina Faso 75% 2000
=11 Eritrea 74.7% 2000
=11 Kenya 74.7% 2000
13 Laos 74.4% 2000
14 Vietnam 73.8% 2000
15 Benin 73.6% 2000
16 Mongolia 73.5% 2000
17 Thailand 73.3% 2000
18 Angola 72.8% 2000
19 China 72.7% 2000
20 Mali 70.1% 2000
21 The Gambia 69.7% 2000
22 Niger 69.4% 2000
23 Madagascar 69.1% 2000
=24 Papua New Guinea 67.6% 2000
=24 Central African Republic 67.6% 2000
26 Chad 67.2% 2000
27 Jamaica 67.1% 2000
=28 Iceland 66.6% 2000
=28 The Bahamas 66.6% 2000
30 Bangladesh 66.3% 2000
31 Burma 65.8% 2000
32 Maldives 65.4% 2000
33 Zimbabwe 65.3% 2000
34 Zambia 64.2% 2000
35 Mauritania 63.4% 2000
36 Gabon 63.2% 2000
37 Botswana 63% 2000
38 Slovakia 62.7% 2000
=39 Comoros 62.5% 2000
=39 Sweden 62.5% 2000
41 Armenia 62.4% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 62.32% 2000
42 Uzbekistan 62.3% 2000
43 Turkmenistan 62.1% 2000
=44 Denmark 61.7% 2000
=44 Barbados 61.7% 2000
46 Senegal 61.6% 2000
47 Czech Republic 61.2% 2000
48 Kazakhstan 61.1% 2000
49 Estonia 61% 2000
50 Kyrgyzstan 60.8% 2000
51 Canada 60.1% 2000
52 Latvia 60% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 59.9% 2000
53 Albania 59.7% 2000
=54 Belarus 59.3% 2000
=54 Russia 59.3% 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 59.26% 2000
56 Norway 59.1% 2000
57 United States 58.8% 2000
58 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.4% 2000
59 Lithuania 57.8% 2000
60 Tajikistan 57.6% 2000
61 Ethiopia 57.3% 2000
62 New Zealand 57.2% 2000
=63 Poland 57.1% 2000
=63 Bhutan 57.1% 2000
=65 Guinea-Bissau 57% 2000
=65 Finland 57% 2000
67 Bulgaria 56.8% 2000
68 Nepal 56.7% 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 56.6% 2000
69 Haiti 56% 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 55.81% 2000
70 Australia 55.8% 2000
71 Georgia 55.7% 2000
72 Ukraine 55.6% 2000
73 Indonesia 55.2% 2000
=74 Azerbaijan 54.6% 2000
=74 Slovenia 54.6% 2000
76 Namibia 53.7% 2000
77 Togo 53.4% 2000
78 South Korea 53.2% 2000
79 United Kingdom 52.8% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 52.35% 2000
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.83% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 51.43% 2000
80 Portugal 51.2% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 51.03% 2000
81 Japan 50.8% 2000
=82 Switzerland 50.7% 2000
=82 Romania 50.7% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 50.5% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 50.2% 2000
84 Singapore 50.1% 2000
85 Turkey 49.9% 2000
European Union average (profile) 49.76% 2000
=86 Cuba 49.5% 2000
=86 Philippines 49.5% 2000
88 Cameroon 49.3% 2000
89 Cyprus 49% 2000
90 Croatia 48.7% 2000
=91 Hungary 48.5% 2000
=91 France 48.5% 2000
=93 Israel 48.4% 2000
=93 Malaysia 48.4% 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 48.22% 2000
95 Colombia 48.1% 2000
=96 Uruguay 48% 2000
=96 Bolivia 48% 2000
98 Germany 47.9% 2000
99 Nigeria 47.6% 2000
100 Lesotho 47.4% 2000
=101 Nicaragua 47.2% 2000
=101 South Africa 47.2% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 46.42% 2000
103 Cape Verde 46.1% 2000
104 El Salvador 45.8% 2000
105 Equatorial Guinea 45.7% 2000
106 Netherlands 45.4% 2000
107 Sierra Leone 44.6% 2000
108 Trinidad and Tobago 44.1% 2000
=109 Austria 43.9% 2000
=109 Cote d'Ivoire 43.9% 2000
111 Brazil 43.8% 2000
112 Panama 43.3% 2000
113 Venezuela 43.1% 2000
114 Sri Lanka 42.9% 2000
115 India 42.1% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 41.91% 2000
116 Swaziland 41.5% 2000
117 Morocco 41.4% 2000
118 Qatar 41% 2000
119 Guyana 40.7% 2000
120 Honduras 40.3% 2000
121 Dominican Republic 40% 2000
122 Belgium 39.7% 2000
123 Mexico 39.4% 2000
124 Italy 38.3% 2000
125 Greece 38% 2000
=126 Luxembourg 37.9% 2000
=126 Mauritius 37.9% 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 37.75% 2000
128 Chile 37.6% 2000
129 Spain 37.5% 2000
=130 Ireland 37.1% 2000
=130 Costa Rica 37.1% 2000
132 Fiji 37% 2000
133 Tunisia 36.9% 2000
134 Paraguay 36.8% 2000
135 Kuwait 36.6% 2000
=136 Guatemala 36% 2000
=136 Suriname 36% 2000
138 Argentina 35.6% 2000
139 Pakistan 35.3% 2000
140 Egypt 35% 2000
141 Sudan 34.8% 2000
142 Peru 34.5% 2000
143 Bahrain 33.5% 2000
144 Ecuador 32.7% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 31.98% 2000
145 United Arab Emirates 31.7% 2000
146 Yemen 30.5% 2000
147 Lebanon 29.6% 2000
148 Algeria 29.5% 2000
149 Iran 29% 2000
150 Syria 28.6% 2000
151 Belize 27.1% 2000
152 Jordan 26.6% 2000
153 Malta 25.8% 2000
154 Libya 25% 2000
155 Saudi Arabia 21.2% 2000
156 Oman 19.2% 2000

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