Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) rose to 14.2% in Ivory Coast in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) (%)
Labour | Ivory Coast | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) reached 14.2 % in 2018 in Ivory Coast. This is 50.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in Ivory Coast reached an all time high of 14.2 % in 2018 and an all time low of 9.42 % in 1994. When compared to Ivory Coast's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in Burkina Faso amounted to 9.62 %, 2.94 % in Guinea, 9.89 % in Liberia and 4.79 % in Mali in 2018.

Ivory Coast has been ranked 146th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed), 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Waged and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs", where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 74.0% 73.7% 73.7% 73.7% 73.7%
Burkina Faso % 7.37% 8.18% 9.10% 9.19% 9.36%
Ghana % 14.1% 15.0% 15.8% 16.7% 16.9%
Guinea % 2.66% 2.69% 2.72% 2.74% 2.82%
Ivory Coast % 10.7% 12.8% 13.1% 13.4% 13.7%
Liberia % 9.39% 9.52% 9.62% 9.70% 9.71%
Mali % 5.03% 4.84% 4.70% 4.54% 4.61%
Mauritania % 29.5% 29.9% 29.8% 29.6% 30.3%
Niger % 8.03% 8.11% 8.12% 8.14% 8.17%
Senegal % 23.2% 24.2% 25.1% 26.2% 26.3%
Sierra Leone % 4.99% 5.18% 5.22% 5.07% 5.09%