Bosnia and Herzegovina: Female labor force participation

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 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 40.53
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 32.92
 Min - Max 29.53 - 40.53
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Bosnia and Herzegovina during that period was 32.92 percent with a minimum of 29.53 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 40.53 percent in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 40.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 51.07 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Female labor force participation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Female labor force participation - historical chart - 1991-2023




The female labor force participation rate is the percent of the female population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 1.37 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.66 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 17.22 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.89 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 29.81 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 49.99 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 40.57 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 40.53 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 59.89 2023 percent
 Self-employment 24.78 2022 percent
 Informal employment 14.30 2020 percent
 Employment 0.85 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 28.90 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 195.00 9/2023 index points
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