India - Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (national estimate)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (national estimate) in India was 25.80 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 37.70 in 2001, while its lowest value was 25.80 in 2013.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 32.90
1991 33.70
1994 36.00
2000 34.10
2001 37.70
2005 37.30
2010 29.00
2012 27.20
2013 25.80
2014 25.80

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Data are based on national surveys or censuses and may differ from the ILO estimates (SL.TLF.CACT.FE.ZS).

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure