Cameroon - Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (national estimate)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (national estimate) in Cameroon was 64.20 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 79.50 in 2007, while its lowest value was 48.20 in 1982.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1980 54.70
1982 48.20
1985 49.70
1996 61.50
2001 65.50
2005 68.30
2007 79.50
2010 64.20

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Data are based on national surveys or censuses and may differ from the ILO estimates (SL.TLF.CACT.FE.ZS).

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure