Gabon: Female labor force participation

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 Gabon

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 39.94
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 39.06
 Min - Max 37.12 - 39.94
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Gabon during that period was 39.06 percent with a minimum of 37.12 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 39.94 percent in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 39.94 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
Gabon - Female labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Gabon - 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 0.73 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 20.61 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 29.41 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 16.19 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 36.41 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 49.00 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 39.93 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 39.94 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 57.67 2023 percent
 Self-employment 33.73 2022 percent
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