Greece - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Greece was 42.83 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 42.83 in 2014, while its lowest value was 34.95 in 1991.

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 36.11
1991 34.95
1992 35.85
1993 36.04
1994 36.24
1995 36.63
1996 37.41
1997 37.54
1998 38.53
1999 39.14
2000 39.04
2001 38.93
2002 39.33
2003 39.56
2004 40.29
2005 40.41
2006 40.60
2007 40.61
2008 40.74
2009 41.34
2010 41.88
2011 42.21
2012 42.72
2013 42.79
2014 42.83

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Greece was 4,926,892 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,127,486 in 2010 and a minimum value of 4,161,228 in 1991.

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 4,203,811
1991 4,161,228
1992 4,269,064
1993 4,320,079
1994 4,402,755
1995 4,485,086
1996 4,584,720
1997 4,608,441
1998 4,733,942
1999 4,787,367
2000 4,821,577
2001 4,771,995
2002 4,832,611
2003 4,894,742
2004 4,965,915
2005 4,983,036
2006 5,029,650
2007 5,035,453
2008 5,050,105
2009 5,111,194
2010 5,127,486
2011 5,063,939
2012 5,017,360
2013 4,979,892
2014 4,926,892

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure