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Labor force, percent female, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 12 countries was 42.6 percent. The highest value was in Peru: 46.75 percent and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 39.16 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Labor force: percent female, 2022 Global rank Available data
Peru 46.75 1 -
Uruguay 46.61 2 -
Brazil 43.58 3 -
Argentina 43.08 4 -
Bolivia 42.84 5 -
Chile 41.92 6 -
Paraguay 41.88 7 -
Suriname 41.64 8 -
Ecuador 41.6 9 -
Colombia 41.17 10 -
Guyana 40.95 11 -
Venezuela 39.16 12 -



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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