* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Afghanistan: Labor force, percent female: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Afghanistan from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 14.47 percent with a minumum of 13.61 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 17.34 percent in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.