Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female) rose to 48.2% in Djibouti in 2018

Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female) (%)
Labour | Djibouti | May 18, 2019
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Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female) reached 48.2 % in 2018 in Djibouti. This is 0.218 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female) in Djibouti reached an all time high of 48.2 % in 2018 and an all time low of 39.0 % in 1991. When compared to Djibouti's main peers, Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female) in Eritrea amounted to 69.0 %, 72.4 % in Ethiopia, 16.2 % in Somalia and 4.58 % in Yemen in 2018.

Djibouti has been ranked 94th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Female), 11 places above 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+ Years Old, Female) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Djibouti % 45.5% 46.3% 46.7% 47.5% 47.8%
Eritrea % 68.3% 68.3% 68.5% 68.5% 68.8%
Ethiopia % 71.4% 71.3% 71.6% 71.8% 72.0%
Kenya % 56.3% 56.5% 56.8% 57.0% 57.3%
Oman % 24.8% 25.0% 25.7% 26.3% 26.6%
Saudi Arabia % 16.1% 16.1% 16.2% 17.3% 18.2%
Somalia % 15.0% 15.2% 15.5% 15.8% 15.9%
Sudan % 17.8% 17.9% 18.1% 18.3% 18.6%
Yemen % 6.06% 5.18% 4.49% 4.49% 4.57%