* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Zambia: Female labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Zambia from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Zambia during that period was 72.47 percent with a minumum of 70.02 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 73.83 percent in 1990. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.