Brunei - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Brunei was 40.73 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 41.30 in 2002, while its lowest value was 32.20 in 1990.

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 meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.

Source: International Labour Organization, using World Bank population estimates.

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Year Value
1990 32.20
1991 32.97
1992 33.63
1993 34.25
1994 34.99
1995 35.85
1996 36.82
1997 37.88
1998 38.95
1999 39.88
2000 40.68
2001 41.25
2002 41.30
2003 41.21
2004 41.11
2005 41.09
2006 41.03
2007 40.92
2008 40.95
2009 40.92
2010 40.88
2011 40.84
2012 40.79
2013 40.73

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Brunei was 199,681 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 199,681 in 2013 and a minimum value of 109,726 in 1990.

Definition: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.

Source: International Labour Organization, using World Bank population estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1990 109,726
1991 114,258
1992 118,404
1993 122,567
1994 126,657
1995 131,123
1996 136,009
1997 141,086
1998 146,274
1999 151,459
2000 156,328
2001 160,830
2002 164,235
2003 167,545
2004 170,852
2005 173,965
2006 177,425
2007 180,942
2008 184,175
2009 187,584
2010 190,835
2011 193,895
2012 196,800
2013 199,681

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure