Sao Tome and Principe: Labor force: percent female

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 35.29
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 34.55
 Min - Max 33.16 - 35.38
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 34.55 percent with a minimum of 33.16 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 35.38 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is 35.29 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - 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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 Labor force 0.08 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 14.35 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 22.10 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 9.96 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 21.12 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 53.95 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 35.29 2023 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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