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Labor force, percent female, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 10 countries was 41.45 percent. The highest value was in Vietnam: 48.48 percent and the lowest value was in India: 23.54 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
Vietnam 48.48 1 1990 - 2022
Cambodia 47.1 2 1990 - 2022
Laos 46.96 3 1990 - 2022
Thailand 45.94 4 1990 - 2022
Singapore 42.81 5 1990 - 2022
Brunei 41.82 6 1990 - 2022
Indonesia 39.51 7 1990 - 2022
Malaysia 39.21 8 1990 - 2022
Philippines 39.09 9 1990 - 2022
India 23.54 10 1990 - 2022



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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