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SubjectLabor force, female (% of total labor force)
Time20092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Location
World39.21439.09438.98938.91838.93438.94738.97739.03339.08939.02838.964
Hide subtree East Asia & Pacific43.42643.37243.36943.37843.36743.37743.36843.37443.36543.31043.252
East Asia & PacificEast Asia & Pacific (excluding high income)43.57543.50343.48943.48243.43643.42243.38943.37043.32743.25843.187
East Asia & Pacific (IDA & IBRD)43.51343.43943.42643.41943.37343.35943.32643.30743.26443.19443.121
Australia45.19245.08445.27945.42745.55145.72545.89046.15346.32946.37246.418
Brunei Darussalam41.36041.42441.53141.65341.79941.97342.17342.42642.70942.81242.888
Cambodia50.19450.25249.95949.63649.28348.91148.52548.45448.41248.35348.298
China44.23044.11744.09944.09344.07344.05144.01543.97043.91843.81743.713
Fiji33.66534.51735.37135.05734.77134.50533.62632.76132.78532.96733.174
French Polynesia41.68742.00742.36742.76242.91343.03343.09343.16743.18943.21643.284
Guam40.65940.65340.65740.62840.60240.58040.56140.54440.52840.51140.587
Hong Kong SAR, China46.77846.70547.38047.66848.05948.37348.60548.77749.04349.19149.338
Indonesia37.91738.18238.02838.12537.92437.93838.08838.36738.81638.88638.952
Japan41.59241.73541.76541.93642.34842.58942.80443.10943.50043.59443.685
Korea, Dem. People's Rep.47.94747.91947.88347.81847.77647.73747.69847.67447.65947.63547.610
Korea, Rep.40.84240.96341.00841.08041.18441.43241.66841.80042.00742.00041.984
Lao PDR50.39150.24750.05949.84649.63349.44249.28749.22849.20149.19949.201
Macao SAR, China48.78148.47248.76948.49648.94448.73948.87749.07948.69448.63348.515
Malaysia34.95834.85035.48535.98137.20537.78937.95038.18138.22038.29638.373
Mongolia46.01445.68445.58946.04245.69045.63945.45045.39345.54145.59545.620
Myanmar41.89941.82541.76141.68841.61241.54141.47640.96040.45840.44740.437
New Caledonia45.95745.89845.84345.74545.69845.66145.62645.62245.64145.64245.512
New Zealand46.73746.68146.80947.02647.17147.25547.24747.36647.39147.40847.434
Papua New Guinea48.41448.44148.38748.38948.37548.51548.60948.58348.55848.45348.345
Philippines38.84039.02839.19639.17739.32439.55939.39339.24138.25038.35538.455
Samoa36.23636.21736.43136.37836.19636.15536.15236.40336.46536.48336.553
Singapore40.45240.70140.91241.11141.26241.60641.92742.04442.08942.11442.134
Solomon Islands43.58643.62143.59343.56643.53043.49343.46143.43343.40843.38943.576
Thailand45.81245.90246.46546.23345.66045.57345.65245.64845.65545.65345.647
Timor-Leste31.55031.65731.68631.73431.79231.84631.89331.92931.95631.88231.842
Tonga38.53838.59738.64038.68438.68638.74838.83338.83038.83638.81038.322
Vanuatu43.51743.63343.65743.64943.63643.63543.64743.64143.62143.59143.688
Vietnam47.97147.68947.64047.82547.85747.90747.71347.79147.76447.78047.793
Hide subtree Europe & Central Asia44.96345.00745.10745.17645.24545.22745.22645.25645.27645.25945.242
Europe & Central AsiaEurope & Central Asia (excluding high income)44.70344.61944.64244.58544.54444.37244.31744.28244.28144.19044.104
Europe & Central Asia (IDA & IBRD)44.72444.66944.67744.63644.59544.44944.39544.34944.33944.25844.182
Albania41.54542.38142.40942.46941.46240.93641.86941.75241.68241.66041.660
Armenia46.33145.64547.12947.16847.39846.92846.72045.98345.97645.99145.989
Austria46.04846.13946.33546.50746.57846.70746.67446.71146.63146.62646.622
Azerbaijan48.47948.71548.97748.96048.89248.94749.02148.78148.72148.71048.691
Belarus49.62149.64249.67249.68049.67349.66349.65349.68449.67349.66549.663
Belgium44.92645.14045.24145.27045.64745.98246.04945.92645.84345.84245.856
Bosnia and Herzegovina39.54339.49539.45639.39839.37839.34439.19338.76739.13239.12639.115
Bulgaria45.78946.19946.50446.63846.65046.52146.52146.33046.41846.43846.455
Channel Islands43.46843.67543.04343.12743.25043.56943.75543.87743.94443.91443.801
Croatia46.08545.96545.10245.46046.01446.56046.62946.42746.30546.36846.406
Cyprus44.67745.34545.33345.06145.17645.95946.42646.18546.19646.29546.483
Czech Republic43.39343.27843.51843.74244.02843.95244.20944.36344.52244.57644.629
Denmark47.09947.13147.27647.41147.59847.28447.06947.38147.37947.40347.422
Estonia48.84249.35849.27649.01848.96448.36748.71548.43448.36048.26948.169
Finland48.45348.05347.85548.06748.14648.26448.28448.05747.99248.00047.993
France47.17747.21247.29947.30347.47947.59547.60247.69247.62247.70747.786
Georgia45.54746.23445.75545.69745.62745.65046.10845.63345.67745.70645.752
Germany45.46345.58745.86445.90446.13546.23146.34546.44146.48146.49446.508
Greece41.65142.13742.45542.92943.00743.42743.95044.11043.92844.00244.071
Hungary45.58546.14646.02846.20345.86545.85345.79245.67945.54245.62645.714
Iceland46.91146.95947.08647.52747.53347.29447.50247.10447.22647.25047.235
Ireland44.26144.71444.97845.07945.29845.17045.04645.38145.54745.58145.621
Italy40.89241.04841.31341.87542.05142.24541.90242.12342.33942.38142.422
Kazakhstan48.95148.88848.86948.84348.81148.69448.57248.52048.51348.47948.435
Kyrgyz Republic42.18141.72041.80541.34840.33541.34440.93940.25440.16340.04239.922
Latvia49.82950.29649.81049.94749.98849.61949.64750.15249.95349.98750.006
Lithuania50.37550.62550.40050.62850.15550.19350.46550.56350.53650.51250.511
Luxembourg43.26043.44443.94244.30244.09744.18245.13844.98145.73945.72345.742
Moldova48.41548.58648.61948.99948.78748.70449.20449.16548.84748.70348.584
Montenegro43.99144.19344.47144.29544.47344.62444.79844.09143.95044.00444.077
Netherlands45.65845.64945.91245.98845.97445.73745.98646.07046.18246.22546.258
North Macedonia38.57638.70939.40939.25840.04339.53439.44138.74838.95739.02939.110
Norway47.50447.30647.46247.26547.36247.31847.10947.08447.15047.16447.195
Poland44.79545.04744.99545.06844.98745.01944.97344.84244.75344.76844.790
Portugal47.77648.20047.79348.22448.53048.68548.86648.79748.91548.93948.941
Romania44.31943.79944.29744.02643.86143.74843.11043.00743.42943.36143.293
Russian Federation48.97948.75248.81048.79148.64148.58748.46348.49748.49248.48648.485
Serbia43.74743.42343.18343.19443.41343.62943.64044.10444.39744.43444.471
Slovak Republic44.44744.78344.43744.57544.79644.75845.26145.46145.64645.66845.696
Slovenia45.84745.59145.72545.93345.67545.94245.91646.48646.49546.52746.575
Spain43.78944.28044.85745.38245.71345.89046.02946.22046.15746.22246.278
Sweden47.39747.13147.32447.43747.46247.51047.69047.65447.65347.68547.720
Switzerland46.26045.78945.88146.03146.19346.43246.49546.58246.47046.52446.576
Tajikistan34.45334.13633.78333.42533.08032.78532.54432.29832.06831.94331.825
Turkey28.13129.18629.89230.50631.20731.03531.73132.26032.76032.71932.683
Turkmenistan42.19142.12542.04941.97641.90441.83241.77341.73541.70141.65741.606
Ukraine48.20048.14547.80047.31147.64247.38247.44247.35347.32947.27547.225
United Kingdom45.94346.01546.10146.10446.25846.39746.44146.51046.73246.74546.757
Uzbekistan42.00341.92941.85541.77141.68641.60741.53441.47141.42141.37141.322
Hide subtree Latin America & Caribbean40.75440.67240.63540.93840.97640.90541.06541.25541.41941.45241.482
Latin America & CaribbeanLatin America & Caribbean (excluding high income)40.77740.67740.61740.92240.95240.86241.03041.21841.38441.41641.447
Latin America & Caribbean (IDA & IBRD)40.77940.69440.65640.97141.00940.93741.10241.29841.46941.50341.534
Argentina41.58341.14041.19641.34941.18540.99041.35341.72642.09542.04741.996
Bahamas, The47.66447.69547.62847.67547.57347.43347.20147.11647.14647.15246.965
Barbados49.02649.26649.16248.96349.34649.77649.38649.40849.35049.31449.226
Belize38.20338.79939.37639.92139.78139.68639.64539.88139.95040.13940.482
Bolivia43.32843.14142.98742.11742.52342.81140.75442.83841.81041.82741.848
Brazil42.70242.35541.99942.27242.28442.38742.71642.86143.37543.38543.392
Chile39.34439.70940.48740.70140.97341.29241.21741.47741.76041.79041.816
Colombia41.72242.22642.42142.91743.05143.01543.22943.17543.14043.14443.151
Costa Rica37.55538.06537.85739.62839.57039.29439.29938.00838.06738.25838.433
Cuba38.55838.53838.51038.22738.22938.20838.11237.97937.87837.81737.763
Dominican Republic34.86636.21737.56137.28437.52837.73239.26039.65439.93440.03240.122
Ecuador39.04538.59838.40238.99738.70738.09739.50241.03041.24041.28441.329
El Salvador41.11641.70241.59841.98942.63742.24041.87642.18841.20741.32941.438
Guatemala34.47734.36134.24536.30034.48634.31733.00134.06734.16234.10534.045
Guyana33.17733.63234.26734.77435.16535.43335.62835.79135.85735.93135.984
Haiti47.63047.17947.43847.54547.74447.85347.86047.86147.85047.89047.927
Honduras34.49335.14733.95533.49634.85936.18636.38336.29336.57536.62236.663
Jamaica44.35444.44644.56644.71245.10545.08245.15145.59145.63545.71545.791
Mexico36.53836.50736.75937.24737.38436.91537.14537.23737.08737.16837.248
Nicaragua37.67537.79737.91738.03838.16038.28538.58538.85939.12039.21939.313
Panama37.00637.11536.52437.45038.13138.42639.22839.35339.68039.74039.809
Paraguay39.01638.45939.40941.02140.55439.61739.56139.39939.50439.66739.831
Peru45.56446.11445.93545.94045.99745.87545.53745.84045.82845.80645.798
Puerto Rico42.09642.11642.11742.13442.16542.21042.26742.21541.57241.64741.703
St. Lucia44.90544.79845.03145.04545.10845.10845.24845.29845.44345.51845.785
St. Vincent and the Grenadines40.60940.46040.44040.53940.67240.77840.87141.00441.06941.19941.520
Suriname37.54937.96138.39938.58838.78338.77038.53538.08738.04438.21338.418
Trinidad and Tobago41.29541.59341.59042.17342.31442.42141.75542.47142.23242.34742.482
Uruguay44.50144.46744.71544.87544.55044.99045.07245.41345.44745.47445.487
Venezuela, RB39.69839.54439.86539.92240.05640.01639.91839.46639.16139.36339.557
Virgin Islands (U.S.)48.76648.98549.08348.99849.14749.29849.43649.60749.80749.86250.139
Hide subtree Middle East & North Africa20.12320.01319.91619.91419.97319.89920.02320.39320.29920.26320.224
Middle East & North AfricaMiddle East & North Africa (excluding high income)20.26020.11519.93319.86119.92419.74719.78920.16920.04420.02920.011
Middle East & North Africa (IDA & IBRD)20.27320.13419.93919.86019.92519.73319.77920.16120.03620.01919.998
Algeria16.76716.88117.83118.82719.21818.37118.21418.04017.87617.94618.003
Bahrain20.80221.06721.02421.27721.56221.74021.73321.41720.94620.38319.949
Djibouti39.15739.17839.34839.63639.99340.37040.72540.91341.14541.17541.226
Egypt, Arab Rep.23.28722.98122.47122.73923.37123.65823.29923.72223.66023.73123.812
Iran, Islamic Rep.18.57118.39917.85317.31416.79516.30917.56219.11519.04018.92618.810
Iraq14.41414.30214.19914.11514.19214.24414.30714.36914.39414.48514.577
Israel46.52146.44146.34146.74246.70247.06247.00147.18647.09047.07747.068
Jordan17.75617.86818.12318.07717.38117.44917.53817.59817.67417.77817.877
Kuwait29.29729.84630.09930.34330.57330.68830.66030.25829.76629.25028.791
Lebanon23.27123.69223.98624.21724.36924.49124.62724.79024.94524.98925.003
Libya21.80621.87323.95222.39723.42924.60924.77624.93324.40024.44324.484
Malta34.21834.45735.18436.60937.46538.11738.55838.93139.62039.65839.694
Morocco26.47326.42426.37925.91325.87125.42324.99824.57424.17324.12424.076
Oman16.50315.92515.20714.54213.99013.57613.29613.21313.07612.89812.739
Qatar11.73011.68612.00112.37012.79213.19813.55513.62713.67413.75113.845
Saudi Arabia14.15514.76715.50115.70215.39815.54316.26916.81016.75416.61916.504
Syrian Arab Republic15.11815.28515.12414.93014.74514.57514.41914.56914.76814.62914.493
Tunisia26.70826.60526.46826.98227.16027.05326.91226.71726.55426.47426.382
United Arab Emirates11.14211.39712.00912.81613.74614.67715.50016.14016.74416.88016.981
West Bank and Gaza18.75617.93519.31519.95619.78721.14320.73620.96220.82820.97621.104
Yemen, Rep.13.51712.71511.41710.2399.1808.2308.1228.0147.9647.7717.581
Hide subtree North America46.26146.27646.20746.11246.05446.09145.98446.00546.15446.13446.114
North AmericaCanada47.02547.13047.08347.21547.30047.17647.04047.16547.26447.28047.294
United States46.17046.17346.10145.97845.90145.95845.85545.86346.01845.99345.969
Hide subtree South Asia24.42724.02123.44922.86723.09423.31823.55723.75324.04923.99623.940
South AsiaSouth Asia (IDA & IBRD)24.42724.02123.44922.86723.09423.31823.55723.75324.04923.99623.940
Afghanistan32.83132.95133.23733.59934.01134.44534.88335.29735.67635.79835.925
Bangladesh25.43525.95826.44526.92327.39727.87328.35528.84130.24630.38530.522
Bhutan43.64943.13542.73245.15941.01139.70740.31640.27940.20940.18040.227
India23.75723.06422.15521.26721.41721.57021.72021.89122.05321.92321.791
Maldives31.97631.36930.49729.56028.59827.64225.81724.10622.85722.17221.726
Nepal49.13549.63750.63451.82953.09854.26855.22055.65855.87155.76255.551
Pakistan19.73020.54020.87920.98521.10321.47121.95121.85321.73921.86421.992
Sri Lanka33.92432.97533.09432.10433.91733.68834.04734.47534.94235.02835.116
Hide subtree Sub-Saharan Africa45.95145.96746.01246.04146.11846.15746.22846.28046.37446.37446.374
Sub-Saharan AfricaSub-Saharan Africa (excluding high income)45.95145.96746.01246.04146.11846.15746.22846.28046.37446.37446.374
Sub-Saharan Africa (IDA & IBRD)45.95145.96746.01246.04146.11846.15746.22846.28046.37446.37446.374
Angola49.16149.21949.24549.29049.35249.41549.47849.53749.60049.63949.676
Benin49.52049.83349.08749.09049.11649.14849.17249.19549.24249.25649.280
Botswana46.26746.14946.40046.99347.74748.12048.36548.45548.49148.43148.362
Burkina Faso43.55643.71043.89644.12344.39644.71544.71844.72944.75144.65844.570
Burundi51.86651.85051.89651.95252.01252.07052.02451.98051.92851.91251.896
Cabo Verde44.23444.31244.67945.09545.54546.00346.45246.71546.95447.08747.256
Cameroon47.42346.89146.88446.88746.90346.93046.97046.99947.03846.98946.942
Central African Republic46.24046.24946.10745.98545.69645.61845.58345.68745.82745.78745.761
Chad45.07845.18445.21145.28945.37545.48345.59045.63145.70845.74445.787
Comoros40.89741.11041.26441.42641.59741.75641.91542.05542.24042.33642.311
Congo, Dem. Rep.49.12248.87748.62448.36548.35248.36848.39148.36848.39748.33748.279
Congo, Rep.49.19949.18249.01848.89648.80848.77148.73248.70748.76748.74848.751
Côte d'Ivoire38.28138.68139.08839.50239.92040.34340.77141.21041.42841.57141.707
Equatorial Guinea38.08937.79537.62837.49937.36037.21137.07737.00536.97436.90436.832
Eritrea46.65146.59546.561................
Eswatini40.75341.12441.25841.32341.32641.24341.12040.98740.82840.65740.419
Ethiopia46.02746.02446.01045.99045.97246.11446.26546.39846.55646.58946.624
Gabon39.89539.95340.08140.20340.33840.47140.62240.53040.49440.65540.798
Gambia, The43.08243.26843.44343.61243.73743.86744.05744.16244.34544.40844.449
Ghana47.79347.64047.47247.28947.09246.88346.66446.70546.78746.72846.668
Guinea53.07753.16653.19853.24753.27953.29953.30453.25353.20853.05652.905
Guinea-Bissau48.23948.29348.29948.27648.27848.27048.28048.25348.23548.21748.223
Kenya47.37247.48247.60547.76247.95448.14548.33348.53448.71748.71548.712
Lesotho47.05246.77246.48746.17945.85645.82645.78545.74445.73445.61445.499
Liberia47.88147.96848.08148.22848.43048.56048.70348.81849.00649.00649.010
Madagascar49.36249.41049.44849.49349.27949.03748.76148.81548.86248.87148.875
Malawi48.97548.79848.62248.44048.25748.35948.43948.54548.62048.54348.462
Mali43.29943.23943.11343.01842.97442.97343.74943.77643.81543.76443.723
Mauritania30.47030.60330.75930.92931.09131.26231.41631.50731.65431.68231.713
Mauritius36.64037.49237.23537.41738.36938.42439.13638.80939.22539.37439.486
Mozambique53.66253.44553.22552.99452.75252.49552.22552.21152.20352.08251.960
Namibia48.04348.27048.48548.68950.04549.57748.94348.32848.38248.46648.588
Niger43.68643.60243.49243.41943.34343.28543.22943.19043.17143.10943.049
Nigeria44.31144.55344.80945.07445.34345.37745.41345.37145.41545.48945.566
Rwanda51.33451.35551.38151.40351.42551.45051.51451.58651.66351.68751.711
São Tomé and Principe35.71135.62035.69035.76535.86936.01236.17136.35036.56236.56236.559
Senegal36.54737.09137.62038.16438.71639.27639.84439.87839.95939.97339.984
Sierra Leone49.81849.78649.75549.73349.72049.71349.59549.80249.98049.94949.927
Somalia18.98019.21819.35019.60519.92820.23820.50020.65620.78620.83320.881
South Africa43.85143.68844.18944.09944.55944.59944.72344.68145.03645.04345.049
South Sudan48.56948.69248.76348.86448.98849.12249.26049.34849.43749.48849.538
Sudan24.36624.55024.77925.04525.28425.53325.81226.07426.34926.30426.257
Tanzania49.39449.18948.98948.77048.52548.24748.26848.27448.28448.22348.162
Togo50.00249.71349.42149.41949.42649.45849.50149.54849.60449.50749.421
Uganda48.21448.36148.46748.56948.68548.81148.94149.01049.08049.04149.000
Zambia47.67247.73247.76547.79447.86547.94448.02948.11548.21148.23348.252
Zimbabwe50.56250.64150.72450.82450.89450.94850.99650.99751.00750.98150.952
Pre-demographic dividend44.47444.50444.51644.54844.60544.62444.68944.75744.82844.83044.835
Early-demographic dividend30.13529.99129.74629.55129.64529.73729.90730.10630.26930.26630.259
Late-demographic dividend43.97543.83143.81643.82743.80143.78743.77043.74943.75343.67843.601
Post-demographic dividend44.96645.04245.10145.15445.27945.36945.39745.48645.61645.63645.655
Hide subtree IDA & IBRD total38.21138.06837.94437.85437.86637.87137.91437.96438.01737.95437.888
IDA & IBRD totalIDA total39.61339.75939.86939.96140.07640.24740.39540.48840.64940.70140.749
IDA blend36.02036.28936.49936.58836.68736.86436.97836.95236.95437.01637.083
IDA only41.17641.27741.35241.45541.58341.75341.92842.07542.29642.34142.378
IBRD only37.86737.64537.45537.31037.28737.24037.24137.26937.27737.16637.049
Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)45.33145.29645.24645.20845.22345.27645.32145.43945.51845.50945.501
Low income45.50345.47045.45245.47245.52345.60945.71545.80145.89045.88245.861
Low & middle income38.20438.05637.93037.83737.84837.85137.89437.94437.99637.93337.867
Lower middle income31.20631.03930.72830.45430.57430.70630.80330.92931.07231.06031.046
Middle income37.48237.31137.16337.04837.04437.02537.04737.07737.10937.02036.928
Upper middle income42.51142.39242.40242.43342.39842.32542.33742.34042.34242.26242.180
High income43.69443.71843.74343.78543.85543.93643.94744.03844.14044.13144.121
Arab World20.06719.99620.02920.14020.33220.35420.29920.43420.38020.36520.349
Central Europe and the Baltics45.09345.17345.21645.27045.22145.20445.13845.09345.14245.15345.168
Euro area44.90245.08645.30745.52245.71645.82845.88045.99446.01946.06146.101
European Union45.08745.22445.40545.56045.70545.79445.81545.89045.94545.98046.015
Fragile and conflict affected situations39.17439.08739.02538.94438.97439.01639.08339.09339.09039.09539.094
Least developed countries: UN classification41.83741.94142.02342.12642.24342.38742.55442.68942.89842.93642.972
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