Afghanistan: Female unemployment

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Afghanistan: Unemployment rate for females

, 1991 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 14.64 percent with a minimum of 13.81 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 15.02 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2019 is 13.81 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181 countries is 8.40 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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