Which Are the Countries Where Females Work the Most?

Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) (%), 2016
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2016, Rwanda ranked the highest in Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) with 86.3% followed by Burundi and Madagascar. On the other end of the scale was Syria with 12.3%, Jordan with 14.4% and Iraq with 15.2%.

Average Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) reached 49.5% in 2016 in the World. This is 0.115 % less than in the previous year and -3.99 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) reached an all time high of 52.4% in 1991 and an all time low of 49.5% in 2016. The average annual growth amounted to -0.217 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) indicator page.