Greece - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Greece was 41.58 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 41.58 in 2011, 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 36.18
1994 36.28
1995 36.69
1996 37.47
1997 37.60
1998 38.58
1999 39.22
2000 39.11
2001 38.99
2002 39.39
2003 39.68
2004 40.29
2005 40.38
2006 40.53
2007 40.52
2008 40.60
2009 41.15
2010 41.54
2011 41.58

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Greece was 5,286,247 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,286,247 in 2011 and a minimum value of 4,133,321 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 4,133,321
1992 4,256,659
1993 4,323,072
1994 4,420,067
1995 4,513,487
1996 4,629,503
1997 4,659,988
1998 4,775,565
1999 4,840,094
2000 4,870,258
2001 4,814,365
2002 4,889,514
2003 4,962,609
2004 5,053,567
2005 5,077,480
2006 5,137,455
2007 5,156,496
2008 5,173,517
2009 5,238,438
2010 5,268,509
2011 5,286,247

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure