Yemen: Labor force: percent female

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Labor force, percent female

 Latest value 7.77
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 14.70
 Min - Max 7.66 - 23.65
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Yemen during that period was 14.7 percent with a minimum of 7.66 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 23.65 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2023 is 7.77 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 41.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Yemen - Labor force: percent female - Recent values chart

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Yemen - Labor force: percent female - historical chart - 1991-2023

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.

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 Labor force 6.88 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 17.61 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 29.85 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 16.50 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 32.91 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 32.79 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 7.77 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 5.10 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 60.42 2023 percent
 Self-employment 54.48 2022 percent
 Informal employment 77.40 2014 percent
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