Democratic Republic of the Congo: Labor force: percent female

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 48.4
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 49.37
 Min - Max 48.07 - 50.51
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 49.37 percent with a minimum of 48.07 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 50.51 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 48.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 41.66 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
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Labor force: percent female - recent values

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1990-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 35.06 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.99 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.30 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 5.64 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 9.29 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 66.23 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.40 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 63.08 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 69.49 2022 percent
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