Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) rose to 27.3% in Tanzania in 2018

Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Tanzania | May 18, 2019
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Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) reached 27.3 % in 2018 in Tanzania. This is 109 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Tanzania reached an all time high of 27.3 % in 2018 and an all time low of 12.8 % in 1995. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Kenya amounted to 33.8 %, 15.7 % in Mozambique, 20.3 % in Uganda and 33.9 % in Zambia in 2018.

Tanzania has been ranked 152nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment), 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Services include: wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services, and community, social, and personal services.

Employees In Services, Female (As % of Female Employment) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola % 41.2% 41.8% 42.5% 42.9% 42.9%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 17.4% 17.7% 18.1% 18.6% 18.6%
Ethiopia % 25.8% 27.5% 28.0% 28.4% 28.5%
Kenya % 31.9% 32.4% 32.7% 32.8% 33.0%
Malawi % 16.6% 16.6% 16.8% 16.9% 17.0%
Mozambique % 13.6% 14.3% 14.8% 15.3% 15.4%
Rwanda % 11.7% 14.8% 18.9% 19.5% 19.7%
Somalia % 19.7% 19.6% 19.5% 19.7% 19.8%
South Africa % 84.1% 84.1% 84.7% 84.0% 84.2%
South Sudan % 29.3% 31.2% 31.5% 32.8% 31.8%
Tanzania % 24.2% 24.9% 26.0% 26.2% 26.4%
Uganda % 23.9% 19.3% 19.5% 19.8% 19.8%
Zambia % 31.8% 32.2% 32.6% 33.1% 33.3%
Zimbabwe % 26.3% 26.5% 26.1% 26.3% 26.3%