Ethiopia - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Ethiopia was 47.09 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 47.09 in 2013, while its lowest value was 44.67 in 1999.

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 44.98
1991 45.13
1992 45.35
1993 45.12
1994 45.08
1995 44.95
1996 44.74
1997 44.72
1998 44.76
1999 44.67
2000 45.07
2001 45.42
2002 45.81
2003 46.20
2004 46.53
2005 46.79
2006 46.83
2007 46.88
2008 46.92
2009 47.02
2010 47.01
2011 47.05
2012 47.04
2013 47.09

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Ethiopia was 45,145,780 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 45,145,780 in 2013 and a minimum value of 20,873,060 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 20,873,060
1991 21,642,770
1992 22,443,610
1993 23,152,450
1994 23,923,410
1995 24,663,140
1996 25,366,460
1997 26,099,000
1998 26,903,350
1999 27,692,120
2000 28,753,050
2001 29,856,540
2002 30,968,440
2003 32,132,890
2004 33,360,340
2005 34,659,770
2006 35,738,100
2007 36,874,850
2008 38,031,780
2009 39,258,720
2010 40,607,800
2011 42,036,460
2012 43,591,180
2013 45,145,780

Classification

Topic: Social Protection & Labor Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure