Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) rose to 31.9% in Bangladesh in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) (%)
Labour | Bangladesh | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) reached 31.9 % in 2018 in Bangladesh. This is 89.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 31.9 % in 2018 and an all time low of 16.6 % in 2010. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in Bhutan amounted to 15.9 %, 51.3 % in China, 19.2 % in India and 37.7 % in Myanmar in 2018.

Bangladesh has been ranked 127th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed), 13 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
Bangladesh % 19.5% 21.0% 23.4% 25.7% 28.1%
Bhutan % 14.4% 14.5% 15.2% 15.1% 15.3%
China % 47.0% 47.8% 48.5% 49.2% 49.9%
India % 16.8% 17.1% 17.5% 17.9% 18.3%
Japan % 89.3% 89.6% 89.8% 90.3% 90.9%
Laos % 11.7% 12.0% 12.3% 12.7% 13.1%
Myanmar % 35.3% 35.9% 36.6% 37.2% 37.9%
Nepal % 8.44% 8.62% 8.80% 8.96% 9.09%
Pakistan % 23.0% 24.7% 26.6% 24.9% 24.1%
Russia % 94.0% 93.6% 93.8% 93.7% 93.6%
Sri Lanka % 55.9% 53.7% 54.4% 54.8% 55.2%
Thailand % 40.9% 43.8% 46.7% 47.8% 48.7%
USA % 94.4% 94.4% 94.6% 94.7% 94.8%