Libya: Female unemployment

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 Libya

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 24.74
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 25.38
 Min - Max 24.67 - 26.28
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Libya during that period was 25.38 percent with a minimum of 24.67 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.28 percent in 1995. The latest value from 2023 is 24.74 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 8.39 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
Libya - Female unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Libya - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 2.40 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.30 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 24.74 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 15.04 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 48.79 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 48.15 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 35.91 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 34.78 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 61.38 2023 percent
 Self-employment 14.84 2022 percent
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