(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Female population, percent of total
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 50.75 percent with a minimum of 50.46 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 51 percent in 1989.
The latest value from 2018 is 50.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187
countries is 49.87 percent.
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.