Afghanistan: Labor force: percent female

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

Afghanistan: Labor force, percent female

: For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 16.53 percent with a minimum of 14.96 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 21.62 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 21.62 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 182 countries is 41.27 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
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