Labor force, percent female, 2021 - Country rankings:
The average for 2021 based on 181 countries was 41.19 percent.The highest value was in Nepal: 55.02 percent and the lowest value was in Yemen: 8.15 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.