Greece - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Greece was 42.41 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 42.41 in 2013, while its lowest value was 34.99 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 36.16
1991 34.99
1992 35.88
1993 36.08
1994 36.28
1995 36.69
1996 37.47
1997 37.60
1998 38.59
1999 39.21
2000 39.11
2001 39.00
2002 39.39
2003 39.60
2004 40.31
2005 40.41
2006 40.57
2007 40.55
2008 40.64
2009 41.21
2010 41.70
2011 41.97
2012 42.41
2013 42.41

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Greece was 5,007,178 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,157,853 in 2009 and a minimum value of 4,133,310 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 4,182,950
1991 4,133,310
1992 4,256,628
1993 4,323,029
1994 4,420,034
1995 4,513,486
1996 4,629,576
1997 4,660,152
1998 4,784,916
1999 4,840,264
2000 4,870,258
2001 4,814,884
2002 4,877,848
2003 4,949,986
2004 5,030,949
2005 5,052,616
2006 5,099,003
2007 5,104,774
2008 5,112,965
2009 5,157,853
2010 5,148,705
2011 5,075,020
2012 5,039,973
2013 5,007,178

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure