Palestine: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 21.32
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 17.74
 Min - Max 13.85 - 21.32
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Palestine from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Palestine during that period was 17.74 percent with a minimum of 13.85 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 21.32 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 21.32 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 179 countries is 41.35 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Palestine - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Palestine - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1991-2022

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.

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 Labor force 1.39 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 24.42 2022 percent
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 Male unemployment 20.19 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 35.95 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 44.99 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 21.32 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 18.89 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.91 2022 percent
 Self-employment 23.83 2022 percent
 Employment 1.14 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 24.10 Q3/2023 percent
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