India: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 23.54
 Reference 2022
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2022. The average value for India during that period was 24.79 percent with a minimum of 20.99 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.78 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2022 is 23.54 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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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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