Nepal: Labor force: percent female

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 Nepal

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 38.06
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 30.27
 Min - Max 25.05 - 38.11
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Nepal during that period was 30.27 percent with a minimum of 25.05 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 38.11 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 38.06 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 41.66 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
Nepal - Labor force: percent female - recent values

Historical chart
Nepal - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1990-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 8.70 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 11.12 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 12.60 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 10.21 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 20.60 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 40.05 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 38.06 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 28.60 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 53.11 2022 percent
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