Iceland: Female labor force participation

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Iceland: Female labor force participation rate, 1990 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Iceland from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Iceland during that period was 70.76 percent with a minimum of 67.45 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 73.74 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2020 is 68.06 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181 countries is 49.61 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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