* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Malaysia: Female labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Malaysia from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 45.56 percent with a minumum of 43.05 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 50.79 percent in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.