Ethiopia - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Ethiopia was 47.31 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 47.31 in 2014, while its lowest value was 44.79 in 1997.

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 44.99
1991 45.14
1992 45.36
1993 45.14
1994 45.11
1995 45.00
1996 44.80
1997 44.79
1998 44.85
1999 44.79
2000 45.21
2001 45.57
2002 45.97
2003 46.36
2004 46.69
2005 46.95
2006 47.01
2007 47.07
2008 47.12
2009 47.22
2010 47.20
2011 47.24
2012 47.22
2013 47.27
2014 47.31

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Ethiopia was 47,012,010 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 47,012,010 in 2014 and a minimum value of 20,879,950 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 20,879,950
1991 21,611,400
1992 22,403,870
1993 23,130,920
1994 23,943,240
1995 24,747,260
1996 25,440,160
1997 26,182,960
1998 27,014,830
1999 27,848,620
2000 28,973,690
2001 30,047,780
2002 31,166,320
2003 32,351,330
2004 33,590,290
2005 34,885,460
2006 35,954,570
2007 37,080,370
2008 38,231,000
2009 39,460,160
2010 40,815,500
2011 42,251,800
2012 43,799,600
2013 45,353,120
2014 47,012,010

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure