North Macedonia: Female labor force participation

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 North Macedonia

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 42.64
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 42.88
 Min - Max 40.77 - 45.64
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for North Macedonia from 1991 to 2023. The average value for North Macedonia during that period was 42.88 percent with a minimum of 40.77 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 45.64 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2023 is 42.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 51.07 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
North Macedonia - Female labor force participation - Recent values chart

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North Macedonia - Female labor force participation - historical chart - 1991-2023




The female labor force participation rate is the percent of the female population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.94 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 14.43 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.28 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 15.63 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 27.20 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 52.59 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 40.33 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 42.64 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.76 2023 percent
 Self-employment 16.54 2022 percent
 Informal employment 11.50 2020 percent
 Employment 0.69 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 12.85 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 268.55 9/2023 index points
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