Female employment to population ratio, ages 15-24 (%) (national estimate)

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Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 174
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1980-12     Latest: 2016-12

2008-12 2009-12 2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Albania
27.2
30.9
29.6
29
22.5
14.6
13.8
13.3
2) Algeria
5.5
5.59
5.7
5
4.4
3) Angola
47.7
4) Argentina
24.7
25
24.2
23.5
23.3
5) Armenia
14
14.3
15
17.2
17.5
19.1
18.2
22.3
6) Aruba
24.1
7) Australia
63.5
60.7
59.7
60.2
59.4
58.7
58
58.7
58.7
8) Austria
51.3
50.5
48.9
49.7
50.2
49.7
49.9
48.7
49
9) Azerbaijan
32.2
36
27.2
10) Bahrain
23
20.1
25.7
11) Bangladesh
32
34
23.6
12) Barbados
28.5
27.8
26.7
30.7
13) Belarus
37.3
14) Belgium
25
23.2
23.1
24.2
22.6
21.8
21.7
21.7
21.3
15) Belize
23.5
27.1
22
22.2
26.1
25.8
16) Benin
43.5
44.5
17) Bhutan
42.7
35.9
35.9
33.4
25.6
27.1
18) Bolivia
41.7
42.3
42
34.5
37.2
40
31.7
19) Bosnia Herzegovina
11.5
10.2
9.3
7.4
8.1
20) Botswana
19.6
21.7
21) Brazil
43.1
41.5
40.7
41
39.7
40.2
35.2
32.4
22) Brunei
23.7
23) Bulgaria
23.1
21.4
21.2
19
18.7
18.3
17.2
16.5
16.2
24) Burkina Faso
39.5
25) Burundi
56.5
26) Cambodia
77.5
60.7
27) Cameroon
49.2
28) Canada
60
57.3
56.7
56.5
55.5
56
56.9
57.2
56.7
29) Caribbean small states
20.8
20.6
21.5
30) Cayman Islands
41.5
44.2
51.7
46
40.4
52.2
31) Central Europe and the Baltics
22.59
21.66
20.7
19.3
19.4
19
20.2
21.1
22.1
32) Chile
20.2
19.8
23.7
25.2
25.6
25.1
24.5
24.3
24.1
33) Colombia
31.3
32.4
34.2
35
34.5
34
35.7
34) Costa Rica
24.3
23.6
27.7
29.1
26.1
27
22.7
35) Croatia
21.4
21.7
20.3
17.2
14.6
12.3
15.3
15.8
22.2
36) Cyprus
36.7
33.3
33.2
28.7
26.1
23
25.7
26.7
26.2
37) Czech Republic
23.5
21.7
20.6
19.7
21
21
21.6
23.3
23.2
38) Denmark
65.3
62.8
59.5
58.5
55.4
55
54.9
56.2
60
39) Dominican Republic
22.7
23.2
20.6
40) Ecuador
29.2
26.3
27.7
26.7
24.7
28.6
30.2
41) Egypt
8.69
7.9
7.09
8.6
9.3
12.8
12.5
42) El Salvador
28.7
29.2
30.2
29.8
29.1
28.1
29
43) Estonia
32.9
26.7
24.2
29
30.3
30.7
33.2
33
36
44) Ethiopia
32.9
33.7
33.7
37.2
67.6
45) Euro area
34.21
32.58
31.3
31
29.8
29.3
28.9
29.2
29.6
46) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
32.05
30.9
30.03
30.02
29.2
47) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
23.94
23.29
23.37
48) European Union
34.47
32.93
31.7
31.2
30.6
30.3
30.6
31.3
32
49) Fiji
21.1
50) Finland
45.1
41.5
40
41.2
42.7
43.9
43
42.7
43.2
51) France
28.3
28.1
27.1
26.7
26.1
25.7
25.7
26
25.7
52) French Polynesia
14.1
53) Gabon
9.3
54) Gambia
30.7
55) Germany
44.5
44.4
44.5
46
44.5
45.2
44.2
44
44.5
56) Ghana
40.4
49.5
57) Greece
18.5
18.1
16.2
12.8
10
9.1
10.8
10.8
11.3
58) Guam
29.3
31.7
59) Guatemala
25.5
30.7
37.2
30.6
30.1
28.2
31
60) Guinea
61.2
61.3
62.4
62.4
61) High income: OECD
42.17
40.16
39.05
38.88
38.67
62) High income: nonOECD
26.32
27.32
63) High income
39.39
37.21
38.4
37
36.9
37.2
37.8
38.6
39.3
64) Honduras
27.2
26.1
24.3
28.2
28.7
30.5
29.3
65) Hong Kong
47.3
32.9
34.2
48
36.7
37.4
66) Hungary
17.1
16.2
16.6
16.2
17
17
20.3
23.1
24.6
67) Iceland
73.5
66.4
65.3
66.5
68.4
75.1
73.5
76.5
78.1
68) India
17.2
12.8
69) Indonesia
30.7
30.1
32
31.2
30.3
30.6
31
70) Iran
8.4
7.19
4.8
5.5
6.09
71) Ireland
45.4
39.1
33.5
31.2
30.2
29.6
28.3
28.2
31.7
72) Isle of Man
48.6
50.2
73) Israel
44.1
43.9
43.7
42.5
42.4
43
43
43.2
43.5
74) Italy
19.2
16.9
16.2
15.5
15
13.6
12.8
12.3
13.6
75) Ivory Coast
30.3
76) Jamaica
17
15.6
15.8
17.2
20.7
77) Japan
41.8
41.2
40.5
39.7
39
40.5
41
40.9
42.9
78) Jordan
5.5
6
5.6
5
4.59
79) Kiribati
18.7
80) Kosovo
4.59
4.19
3.7
4.4
81) Kyrgyzstan
30.4
28.5
29
26.6
29.7
28.2
26.7
24
82) Laos
65.9
83) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
36.06
34.89
33.71
84) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
37.81
36.33
36.35
85) Latvia
31.7
25.4
24.2
23.3
25.3
27
28.2
31.8
31.6
86) Lesotho
22
87) Liberia
29.8
88) Libya
3.4
89) Liechtenstein
43.7
47.4
46.4
45
44.7
45
90) Lithuania
21.8
20.1
17.3
17
20.1
21.5
24
25.7
27.7
91) Lower middle income
21
92) Luxembourg
20.6
24.2
20.2
18.5
20.1
19.3
18.7
28.7
25.3
93) Macau
51.4
50.7
50.5
47.5
50
48.4
47.2
44.5
94) Macedonia
12
10.6
11.1
10.8
12.6
13.3
11.3
14.1
11.8
95) Madagascar
89
70.6
96) Malawi
58
97) Malaysia
29.5
29
29.2
29.8
30.3
31.2
98) Maldives
30
37.5
99) Mali
40.2
49.2
44.7
38.2
100) Malta
45
42.2
42.4
41.7
40.7
44.4
46.7
45
43.9
101) Mauritius
26.1
26.2
25.2
25.2
23.8
102) Mexico
31.5
28.8
29.7
29.7
30.2
29.5
28.6
28.3
28.3
103) Moldova
16.1
16.2
16.6
17.1
15.6
15.5
14.6
15.8
15.6
104) Mongolia
26.5
25.7
23.2
24.5
30.3
23.3
22
21
17.1
105) Montenegro
21
16.3
10.6
10.1
12.8
12.1
15.3
17.7
19.3
106) Morocco
16.1
15.8
15.1
14
13.8
14.6
107) Mozambique
46
62
108) Myanmar
51.9
109) Namibia
18.2
16.8
17.7
17.5
16.3
110) Netherlands
68.8
68.4
63.5
62.5
62.5
61
58.7
61.7
62
111) New Caledonia
24.3
112) New Zealand
53.6
48.7
47.7
47.7
46.9
47.4
49.4
51
52
113) Nicaragua
28.2
114) Niger
59
115) Nigeria
18.7
116) North America
51.14
47.99
46.1
45.9
46.3
46.9
48
49
49.5
117) Norway
58.1
54.3
52.5
52.2
53.7
53.7
52
51.7
50
118) OECD members
39.07
37.07
36.4
36.2
36.1
36.2
36.6
37.2
37.8
119) Oman
10.6
120) Pakistan
18.7
18.7
18.3
19.2
18.7
121) Panama
26.9
26
25
27.3
29.5
27.8
26.3
26.5
122) Papua New Guinea
37.5
123) Paraguay
40.8
36.5
38.2
40.7
41.2
36.2
35.4
38.2
124) Peru
49.3
49.2
47.2
46.2
45.2
43
43.4
42.2
125) Philippines
28.2
29.2
29
28.3
29.1
28.3
27.3
126) Poland
23.7
23.2
22.1
20
19.8
19.5
21.3
21.2
23.7
127) Portugal
30.3
29.2
26
24.5
21.2
20.3
21.8
21.5
22.2
128) Puerto Rico
16.9
14.8
14.3
16.7
129) Qatar
27.6
43.2
29.1
31.7
97.9
130) Romania
20.2
20.6
19.8
19.7
19.6
18.6
18
19.2
17.1
131) Russia
31.8
31.1
30.2
31.1
29.7
30.2
29.5
28
132) Rwanda
63.5
133) Saint Lucia
29.6
23.7
29.5
134) Samoa
19.4
12.1
12.1
135) San Marino
20.2
16.7
136) Saudi Arabia
3.5
2.9
3.79
3.7
4
3.7
3.5
4.19
137) Senegal
25.2
20.8
138) Serbia
11.5
8.89
9.39
9.69
10.6
11.3
14.1
139) Seychelles
41.7
43
140) Sierra Leone
31.7
141) Singapore
32.7
31.3
32
29.8
31.2
35.2
33
142) Slovakia
21.5
18.7
17.3
15
16
16.2
16.5
18
18.2
143) Slovenia
33.2
31
30
26.8
23.7
23
24
27.1
26.1
144) South Africa
13.8
12.1
10.6
10.6
9.89
10.5
10.1
10.6
9.6
145) South Asia
18.9
12.9
146) South Korea
28.6
27.4
27.7
27.7
28.2
27.7
29.5
30.7
30.7
147) South Sudan
54.8
148) Spain
32.6
26.7
24.2
22
18.2
16.2
16
17.2
17.2
149) Sri Lanka
18.8
17.7
17.2
18.1
16.7
18.3
16.5
150) St Vincent Grenadines
26.3
151) Sudan
19.6
152) Suriname
17.1
14.8
14.5
15.3
16.3
17
153) Sweden
42.1
38.9
39
40.9
41.4
42.7
43.9
45.4
45.9
154) Switzerland
61.2
62.4
61.5
62.5
60.9
61.2
61.7
62.5
63.2
155) Syria
5.9
5.2
5
156) Tanzania
61
55.4
67.1
157) Thailand
38.2
37.9
37
36.6
34.3
158) Timor Leste
8
9.5
159) Togo
62.7
160) Trinidad and Tobago
35.5
33.5
35.9
34.2
33.5
161) Tunisia
13.6
11.1
13.3
162) Turkey
19.8
19.3
20.2
21.2
20.7
21.5
22
23
23.2
163) Uganda
48
164) Ukraine
31
29.3
29.8
29.3
25.2
24.7
165) United Kingdom
51
47.9
46
45.2
46
46.2
47.7
49.5
51
166) United States
50.2
47
45
44.9
45.4
46
47
48.2
48.7
167) Uruguay
33.2
36
34.7
34.2
34.5
32.2
30.6
168) Venezuela
25.3
23.2
23.7
22.1
169) Vietnam
49.2
50.9
51.4
51.2
49.4
170) West Bank and Gaza
4.5
3.59
3.09
3.9
4.59
171) Yemen
2.59
3.2
172) Zambia
46.7
173) Zimbabwe
61
65.3
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