Female employment to population ratio, 15+ (%) (national estimate)

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Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 212
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1980-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
15.5
2) Albania
44.4
45.2
43.7
38.4
37.5
39.2
3) Algeria
11.3
11.8
12.3
13.8
4) Angola
69
5) Argentina
43.5
44.2
44
43.9
43.7
6) Armenia
41.1
44.4
45.2
45.7
44.5
43.7
43.2
7) Aruba
53.2
53.4
8) Australia
55.5
55.7
55.5
55.4
55
55.4
55.7
9) Austria
51.5
52
52.4
52.4
52.2
52.4
52.7
10) Azerbaijan
57.7
57.5
57.5
57.7
58.2
59
11) Bahamas
59.5
59.4
12) Bahrain
42
40.7
42
13) Bangladesh
33.9
31.1
33.2
14) Barbados
55.4
55.5
53.5
54.7
52.7
55.5
56.5
15) Belarus
86.3
85.1
85.5
85.5
84.5
85
16) Belgium
43.5
43.7
43.5
43.9
44.2
44.2
44.2
17) Belize
35
41.7
39.7
39.9
43.7
44.7
18) Benin
73.8
67.6
19) Bermuda
66.4
20) Bhutan
61.4
60
61.7
60
52.9
54.2
21) Bolivia
60.4
56.5
57.4
59.7
52.7
22) Bosnia Herzegovina
23.2
23
22.6
23.1
22.7
20.2
20.6
23) Botswana
41.5
49
24) Brazil
44.7
50
50.4
50
51.2
46.7
44.9
25) Brunei
53.7
26) Bulgaria
43.2
42.4
42.5
42.7
43.5
44.5
44.2
27) Burkina Faso
52.9
28) Burundi
78.9
29) Cambodia
84
84.7
60.7
77.5
77.4
30) Cameroon
67.1
40.2
31) Canada
57.9
57.7
57.9
58
57.5
57.4
57.5
32) Caribbean small states
45.9
46.1
46.7
46.6
33) Cayman Islands
74.8
73.3
76.6
75.9
76.5
76.8
34) Central Europe and the Baltics
43
42.9
43.1
43.2
44
44.7
45.3
35) Chile
41
43.2
43.7
44.4
45
44.9
44.7
36) Colombia
47.4
48.7
50
50.7
51
51.5
51.5
37) Costa Rica
40.7
38.5
43.5
43.7
43.2
42.2
38.9
38) Croatia
40.5
38.5
37.4
37
38
39
39.2
39) Cuba
40.7
40.1
55.2
55.2
40) Cyprus
54
53
50.5
48.4
49.7
49.2
48.9
41) Czech Republic
45.2
45.5
45.9
46.7
47
48
49.4
42) Denmark
55.9
55.2
54.5
54.2
54
54
55.5
43) Dominican Republic
38.7
40
41
40.4
41
41.7
43.2
44) Ecuador
45.9
45.2
46.5
46.5
46
49.7
52.4
45) Egypt
18
17.3
17
17.3
17.5
17
17.6
46) El Salvador
44.7
45
45.7
47
45.5
44.4
44.7
47) Estonia
47.2
49.2
50.4
50.9
50.9
52.5
53
48) Ethiopia
44
45.2
47.5
72
49) Euro area
44.8
44.9
44.7
44.6
44.7
45.1
45.8
50) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
47.64
48.04
48.09
51) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
43.19
43.63
43.19
52) European Union
45.7
45.7
45.7
45.7
46.1
46.5
47.2
53) Faroe Islands
71.3
71.9
79.6
75.5
54) Fiji
37.7
55) Finland
51.7
51.7
52
51.4
51
50.7
50.2
56) France
46.7
46.5
46.7
46.7
46.5
46.5
46.5
57) French Polynesia
37.9
58) Gabon
28.5
59) Gambia
44
60) Georgia
47.5
48.5
49.5
49.7
51
52.9
52.9
61) Germany
49.5
51
51.2
51.9
52.2
52.4
53.5
62) Ghana
65.5
72
63) Greece
36.9
34.4
31.6
30
30.7
31.7
32.4
64) Greenland
57
57
56
57
56
57
65) Guam
51.2
47.7
66) Guatemala
30.1
37.7
44
38.9
39.2
37.5
38.7
67) Guinea
65.3
66.2
66.1
68) High income: OECD
49.01
49.04
49.01
69) High income: nonOECD
52.91
51.25
51.59
70) High income
48.8
48.4
48.3
48.6
48.9
49.2
49.9
71) Honduras
41
37.9
37
41
42.5
43.4
42.7
72) Hong Kong
50
51.5
52
53
53.2
73) Hungary
39
39
40.2
40.5
42.7
44
45.5
74) Iceland
71.5
71.5
72.6
73.6
74.9
76.4
77.3
75) India
27.7
22.5
23.7
76) Indonesia
47.7
48
49
48.5
48.7
48.5
49
77) Iran
12.1
10.5
11.6
12.8
78) Ireland
47.7
47
46.7
47.2
47.7
48.5
49.7
79) Isle of Man
55.9
78.3
80) Israel
53
53.2
54
54.5
55.7
55.9
56.4
81) Italy
34.5
34.7
35
34.5
34.5
34.7
35.2
82) Ivory Coast
47.9
83) Jamaica
45.9
45.7
45
45
45.7
46.2
48.4
84) Japan
46.2
46.2
46.2
47
47.5
48
48.9
85) Jordan
11.5
11.6
11.3
10.3
10
86) Kazakhstan
61.8
62.6
62.5
62.7
87) Kiribati
34.4
88) Kosovo
10.6
12.8
11.1
10.1
11.1
89) Kuwait
57.7
59
90) Kyrgyzstan
47.2
47.5
46.9
44.4
45.5
45.4
44
91) Laos
76.1
92) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
46.7
47.52
93) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
47.21
48.2
94) Latvia
45
45.7
46.7
48
48.2
49.4
50.4
95) Lesotho
41.7
96) Liberia
53.4
97) Libya
25.2
98) Liechtenstein
50.7
52.9
52.4
51.9
51.7
52
51.9
99) Lithuania
44.9
45.9
47
47.4
48.9
50
52
100) Lower middle income
33
101) Luxembourg
47.2
47
48.7
49
50.4
50.5
50
102) Macau
64.6
66
65.6
66.5
67.1
67
66.3
103) Macedonia
29.1
30.1
30
31.6
31.3
32.5
32.7
104) Madagascar
59.4
90.6
82
105) Malawi
67.9
106) Malaysia
44.9
46.3
48
50.5
51.9
52.2
52.2
107) Maldives
32.9
44
44
108) Mali
44.7
56.9
56.4
49.2
109) Malta
32.2
33.5
35.2
37.2
39
39.9
40.9
110) Marshall Islands
27.7
111) Mauritania
25
112) Mauritius
38.4
38.2
38.7
41.9
40
41.2
40.4
113) Mexico
40.2
40.5
41.7
41.7
41
41.4
41.7
114) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
16.02
115) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
14.43
116) Moldova
36.4
37
36.5
37
37.4
40.2
39
117) Monaco
39.2
118) Mongolia
51
52.5
53.7
51.5
52
51.7
49.7
119) Montenegro
33.4
33.7
34.7
35.4
37.7
39.4
39.4
120) Morocco
23.3
22.8
22.2
22.7
22.6
121) Mozambique
62.7
79
122) Myanmar
51
123) N Mariana Islands
57.9
124) Namibia
41.9
34.5
43
46.5
45.5
41.7
125) Nepal
74.9
76.4
126) Netherlands
56.2
55.5
55.5
54.9
53.9
54.5
54.9
127) New Caledonia
49.7
128) New Zealand
57.7
58.2
58
58.5
59.5
59.7
61
129) Nicaragua
53.8
61.2
45.4
130) Niger
68
131) Nigeria
50
132) North America
54
53.6
53.5
53.7
53.9
54
54.4
133) Norway
66.5
66.5
66.5
66
60.7
59.7
59.5
134) OECD members
46.9
47
47.1
47.3
47.5
47.8
48.4
135) Oman
23.7
98.5
136) Pakistan
21.8
22.2
22.1
22.7
22.7
137) Panama
43.5
43.5
45.5
46.7
46.7
47.7
47.5
138) Papua New Guinea
47
139) Paraguay
49.2
48.9
49
52
50.2
51.7
53.9
140) Peru
58.2
57.5
57.5
58.4
58
57.5
57.5
141) Philippines
46.2
47
46.5
46.4
47.2
47.2
46.5
142) Poland
42.7
42.7
42.9
42.7
43.7
44.7
45.2
143) Portugal
49.2
47.5
46.2
45.2
46
46.9
47.5
144) Puerto Rico
29.7
29
29.5
28.8
145) Qatar
50.7
50.4
50.9
52.2
54.2
58.2
99.3
146) Romania
43.2
43
43.4
43
43.2
42.5
42.2
147) Russia
58
59.2
60
59.7
60.2
60
148) Rwanda
68.8
82.6
149) Saint Lucia
47.5
49.2
50.9
48.2
47.9
51.5
150) Samoa
21.7
21.8
21.8
151) San Marino
60.2
59.4
152) Saudi Arabia
16
16
15.8
16
16.7
15.3
153) Senegal
38.4
32
154) Serbia
31.1
29
28.7
30.7
34.9
35
38
155) Seychelles
59
63.7
156) Sierra Leone
54.2
157) Singapore
54
54.5
55.2
55.5
56.2
58
57.7
158) Slovakia
43.4
43.2
43.2
43.5
44
45.2
46.9
159) Slovenia
49.5
48
47.2
46
46.7
46.7
47.5
160) South Africa
32.5
32.7
33
33.9
33.9
34.5
33.7
161) South Asia
27.6
22.6
23.9
162) South Korea
47.7
48
48.4
48.7
49.5
49.9
50.2
163) Spain
41.5
41.2
40
39.2
39.5
40.5
41.7
164) Sri Lanka
21
32
30.8
33.2
32.5
33.2
33.4
165) Suriname
41.7
43.2
43.7
43
44.5
42.2
166) Sweden
61.4
62.5
63
63.2
64.3
64.4
65
167) Switzerland
56.9
57.5
58
58
58.7
59.2
59.7
168) Syria
10.1
169) Tanzania
77.4
71.1
78
170) Thailand
63.6
63.9
63.5
62.7
61.2
171) Timor Leste
25.7
19.1
172) Togo
74.5
173) Trinidad and Tobago
47.2
48.9
49.7
47.9
174) Tunisia
20.1
18.1
19.2
19.7
20.2
175) Turkey
24
25.6
26.2
27.1
26.7
27.3
28
176) Uganda
62.9
81.6
177) Ukraine
54.4
54.5
54.7
55.2
51.9
51.7
178) United Kingdom
52.2
52
52.2
52.7
53.7
54.2
54.7
179) United States
53.5
53.2
53
53.2
53.5
53.7
54
180) Uruguay
49.9
52.2
52
50.9
52.2
51.2
51
181) Venezuela
45.7
46.2
46.2
46.5
47.5
46
182) Vietnam
70.8
70.9
71.1
71.8
72
71.3
70.6
183) West Bank and Gaza
10.8
11.8
11.6
11.1
12
11.6
10.6
184) Yemen
4.5
4.5
185) Zambia
63.2
186) Zimbabwe
72.8
52.4
76
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