Sweden: Female labor force participation

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 Sweden

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 61.65
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Sweden during that period was 59.81 percent with a minimum of 58.15 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 63.14 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 61.65 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 181 countries is 50.14 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The female labor force participation rate is the percent of the female population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
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