Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) fell to 11.6% in Sri Lanka in 2018

Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) (%)
Labour | Sri Lanka | May 18, 2019
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Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) reached 11.6 % in 2018 in Sri Lanka. This is 3.1 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 27.4 % in 1998 and an all time low of 11.6 % in 2018. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) in India amounted to 11.1 %, 30.3 % in Malaysia, 35.4 % in Maldives and 41.3 % in Myanmar in 2018.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 156th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female), 28 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The employment-to-population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed.

Employment to Population Ratio (15-24 Years Old, Female) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bangladesh % 20.2% 20.2% 20.1% 20.1% 20.1%
Cambodia % 73.1% 71.5% 69.8% 68.1% 67.6%
China % 46.7% 45.5% 44.2% 43.0% 41.9%
India % 13.0% 12.8% 12.5% 12.2% 11.8%
Indonesia % 32.7% 31.9% 31.1% 30.6% 31.0%
Laos % 65.2% 64.6% 63.9% 63.3% 62.7%
Malaysia % 29.3% 30.1% 30.9% 30.1% 31.0%
Maldives % 37.1% 37.5% 38.0% 37.5% 37.1%
Myanmar % 55.3% 54.0% 52.8% 51.8% 46.6%
Pakistan % 18.8% 18.5% 19.3% 18.7% 18.6%
Singapore % 32.2% 30.7% 33.6% 36.2% 33.6%
Sri Lanka % 17.9% 17.4% 16.3% 15.3% 13.4%
Thailand % 37.0% 33.8% 33.1% 32.6% 32.3%
Vietnam % 51.6% 53.3% 53.7% 53.2% 51.6%