India: Labor force: percent female

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Labor force, percent female

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 23.79 percent with a minimum of 19.94 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 26.43 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2020 is 19.94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 182 countries is 41.27 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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