* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Labor force, percent female: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1990 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 27.09 percent with a minumum of 24.1 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 29.45 percent in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.