* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Female labor force participation rate, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 was 50.85 percent.The highest value was in Rwanda: 84.17 percent and the lowest value was in Yemen: 5.98 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Female labor force participation in the European union
Female labor force participation in Europe
Female labor force participation in Asia
Female labor force participation in Africa
Female labor force participation in North America
Female labor force participation in South America
Female labor force participation in Australia
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