Brazil: Female labor force participation rate, 1990 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 49.87 percent with a minimum of 41.38 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 54.62 percent in 2005.
The latest value from 2020 is 47.71 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181
countries is 49.61 percent.
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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.