For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 40.62 percent with a minimum of 39.17 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 42.13 percent in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 42.11 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 41.25 percent.
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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.