Philippines: Labor force: percent female

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 Philippines

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 38.89
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 38.63
 Min - Max 37.78 - 39.41
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Philippines from 1991 to 2023. The average value for the Philippines during that period was 38.63 percent with a minimum of 37.78 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 39.41 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 38.89 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 41.56 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
Philippines - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Philippines - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1991-2023




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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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 49.48 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 2.38 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 2.55 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 2.05 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.69 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.24 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 38.89 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 47.21 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 73.08 2023 percent
 Self-employment 36.06 2022 percent
 Employment 47.80 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 4.19 Q3/2023 percent
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