Iraq: Labor force: percent female

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 Iraq

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 13.88
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 13.40
 Min - Max 10.55 - 17.31
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Iraq during that period was 13.4 percent with a minimum of 10.55 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 17.31 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2023 is 13.88 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
Iraq - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Iraq - 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 11.81 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 15.32 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 30.37 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 13.17 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 32.28 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 41.42 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 13.88 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 11.38 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 72.14 2023 percent
 Self-employment 31.13 2022 percent
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