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Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) (%), 2019
Labour | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2019, Rwanda ranked the highest in Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) with 83.9% followed by Madagascar and Nepal. On the other end of the scale was Yemen with 5.83%, Iraq with 11.6% and Jordan with 14.4%.

Average Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) reached 47.1% in 2019 in the World. This is 0.485 % more than in the previous year and -4.30 % 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 51.1% in 1992 and an all time low of 46.9% in 2020. The average annual growth amounted to -0.263 % since 1990.

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

Labour Participation Rate, Female (As % of Female Population Aged 15+Years Old) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Angola % 76.0% 76.1% 76.1% 76.1% 76.1%
Burundi % 79.7% 80.0% 80.2% 80.4% 80.5%
Cambodia % 74.8% 74.3% 76.5% 76.4% 76.3%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % 73.8% 73.7% 73.6% 73.6% 73.5%
Ethiopia % 73.4% 73.3% 73.3% 73.3% 73.3%
Laos % 76.8% 76.8% 76.7% 76.7% 76.7%
Madagascar % 84.7% 83.5% 83.4% 83.4% 83.3%
Malawi % 72.7% 72.7% 72.6% 72.6% 72.6%
Mozambique % 78.9% 77.8% 77.7% 77.6% 77.5%
Nepal % 81.1% 81.5% 82.0% 82.4% 82.7%
Rwanda % 83.8% 83.9% 83.9% 83.9% 83.9%
Tanzania % 79.8% 79.8% 79.8% 79.8% 79.7%
Togo % 76.6% 76.6% 76.6% 76.6% 76.5%
Vietnam % 73.9% 73.3% 72.9% 73.0% 72.8%
Zimbabwe % 77.8% 77.8% 77.9% 78.0% 78.0%