Somalia: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 31.25
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 31.06
 Min - Max 30.01 - 33.01
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Somalia from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Somalia during that period was 31.06 percent with a minimum of 30.01 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 33.01 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2023 is 31.25 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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Somalia - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Somalia - 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 3.28 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.29 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 24.86 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 16.62 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 34.48 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 34.11 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 31.25 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 21.15 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 47.28 2023 percent
 Self-employment 51.23 2022 percent
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