Cape Verde: Female labor force participation

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 Cape Verde

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 51.08
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 46.66
 Min - Max 41.26 - 52.17
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cape Verde from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Cape Verde during that period was 46.66 percent with a minimum of 41.26 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 52.17 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2023 is 51.08 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
Cape Verde - Female labor force participation - recent values

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Cape Verde - 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 0.25 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.44 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 13.06 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 13.98 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 28.58 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 57.88 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 44.99 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 51.08 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 64.85 2023 percent
 Self-employment 39.18 2022 percent
 Informal employment 63.80 2015 percent
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