Syria: Female unemployment

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 Syria

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 21.42
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 19.21
 Min - Max 6.43 - 25.49
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Syria from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Syria during that period was 19.21 percent with a minimum of 6.43 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 25.49 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2022 is 21.42 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 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 unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Syria - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 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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