Syria: Female labor force participation

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 Syria

Female labor force participation rate

 Latest value 14.14
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 16.12
 Min - Max 12.96 - 20.84
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Syria from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Syria during that period was 16.12 percent with a minimum of 12.96 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 20.84 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2023 is 14.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 51.07 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
Syria - Female labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Syria - Female labor force participation - historical chart - 1991-2023




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 6.72 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 13.81 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 21.42 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 6.81 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 33.35 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 38.66 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 19.16 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 14.14 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.60 2023 percent
 Self-employment 36.70 2022 percent
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