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Labor force, percent female, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 181 countries was 41.25 percent.The highest value was in Nepal: 55.73 percent and the lowest value was in Yemen: 7.68 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Labor force: percent female in the European union
Labor force: percent female in Europe
Labor force: percent female in Asia
Labor force: percent female in Africa
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Labor force: percent female in Australia


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