Sudan: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 29.57
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 28.72
 Min - Max 24.28 - 30.11
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Sudan during that period was 28.72 percent with a minimum of 24.28 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 30.11 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is 29.57 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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Sudan - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Sudan - 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 13.59 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 17.58 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 34.14 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 15.22 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 39.05 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 47.64 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 29.57 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 27.87 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.84 2023 percent
 Self-employment 59.70 2022 percent
 Informal employment 87.00 2011 percent
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