Barbados: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 49.61
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 48.88
 Min - Max 47.04 - 50.29
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Barbados during that period was 48.88 percent with a minimum of 47.04 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 50.29 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 49.61 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 41.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1991-2023

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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 Labor force 0.15 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 8.50 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 6.91 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 8.98 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 24.56 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 62.03 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.61 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 58.50 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 65.95 2023 percent
 Self-employment 20.46 2022 percent
 Informal employment 62.20 2016 percent
 Employment 0.13 Q3/2022 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 7.10 Q3/2022 percent
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