Sao Tome and Principe: Female unemployment

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 21.91
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 21.17
 Min - Max 17.71 - 26.54
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 21.17 percent with a minimum of 17.71 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 26.54 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is 21.91 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Female unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.07 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 14.35 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 21.91 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.69 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 21.12 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 53.95 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 35.47 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 37.75 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.43 2023 percent
 Self-employment 56.68 2022 percent
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