Gambia: Labor force: percent female

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 Gambia

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 47.00
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 43.26
 Min - Max 39.88 - 47.17
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1991 to 2023. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 43.26 percent with a minimum of 39.88 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 47.17 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is 47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 41.56 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
Gambia - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Gambia - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1991-2023




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.

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 Labor force 0.97 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.26 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.17 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 5.00 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 7.19 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.87 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.00 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 56.31 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 65.58 2023 percent
 Self-employment 74.88 2022 percent
 Informal employment 77.60 2018 percent
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