Yemen: Labor force: percent female

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 Yemen

Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 8.07
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 15.04
 Min - Max 7.79 - 23.65
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Yemen during that period was 15.04 percent with a minimum of 7.79 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 23.65 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2022 is 8.07 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 41.66 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
Yemen - Labor force: percent female - recent values

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Yemen - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1990-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 7.82 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 13.59 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 26.30 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 12.48 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 25.64 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 38.34 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 8.07 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 6.20 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.38 2022 percent
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