For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1990 to 2019. The average value for North Korea during that period was 47.83 percent with a minimum of 47.2 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 49.01 percent in 1990.
The latest value from 2019 is 47.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 41.26 percent.
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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.