Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (national estimate) - Country Ranking

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: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 St. Kitts and Nevis 119.27 2001
2 Belarus 113.16 2013
3 Mozambique 109.76 2012
4 Equatorial Guinea 105.15 1994
5 Burundi 100.57 2008
6 Togo 100.37 2006
7 Sierra Leone 99.40 2004
8 Lao PDR 99.25 2005
9 Malawi 98.93 2013
10 Namibia 98.38 2013
11 Benin 98.03 2010
12 Solomon Islands 97.95 2009
13 Papua New Guinea 97.01 2000
14 Dem. Rep. Congo 96.77 2005
15 Uganda 95.01 2013
16 Rwanda 94.84 2012
17 Burkina Faso 94.55 2007
18 Madagascar 94.20 2012
19 Cayman Islands 94.16 2013
20 Ghana 94.04 2013
21 Norway 94.01 2014
22 Sweden 92.50 2014
23 Iceland 91.92 2014
24 The Bahamas 91.72 2013
25 The Gambia 91.10 2012
26 Seychelles 90.63 2011
27 Nepal 90.54 2013
28 Azerbaijan 90.29 2013
29 Liberia 90.12 2010
30 Tanzania 89.70 2013
31 Vietnam 89.06 2014
32 Finland 88.66 2014
33 Cambodia 87.71 2013
34 Moldova 87.53 2014
35 Denmark 87.50 2014
36 Canada 87.25 2014
37 Zambia 86.95 2012
38 Ethiopia 86.83 2013
39 Kenya 86.73 2005
40 Cameroon 86.64 2010
41 Kazakhstan 86.29 2013
42 Macao SAR, China 86.22 2013
43 Barbados 86.11 2013
44 Haiti 85.61 2010
45 New Zealand 85.50 2014
46 Israel 85.18 2014
47 France 84.78 2014
48 Cyprus 84.32 2014
49 Russia 84.29 2014
50 Antigua and Barbuda 84.06 2001
51 St. Lucia 83.97 2013
52 New Caledonia 83.74 2009
53 Vanuatu 83.61 2010
54 Switzerland 83.47 2014
55 Portugal 83.41 2014
56 Austria 83.28 2014
57 United Kingdom 83.09 2014
58 Lithuania 82.80 2014
59 Netherlands 82.77 2014
60 Mongolia 82.67 2013
61 Germany 82.65 2014
62 Australia 82.54 2014
63 Slovenia 82.46 2014
64 United States 82.37 2014
65 Spain 81.69 2014
66 Bhutan 81.69 2013
67 Guinea 81.56 2012
68 Belgium 81.25 2014
69 Ukraine 80.95 2014
70 Bulgaria 80.87 2014
71 Brunei 80.41 2014
72 Latvia 80.30 2014
73 Luxembourg 79.94 2014
74 Chad 79.88 1993
75 Botswana 79.79 2010
76 Central African Republic 79.33 1988
77 Estonia 79.25 2014
78 Jamaica 79.06 2012
79 Croatia 78.78 2014
80 Hong Kong SAR, China 78.76 2013
81 Kiribati 78.29 2010
82 Thailand 78.20 2014
83 Ireland 77.81 2014
84 Peru 77.78 2014
85 Lesotho 77.43 2013
86 Palau 77.06 2005
87 Armenia 76.79 2013
88 Singapore 76.65 2013
89 South Africa 76.32 2014
90 Nigeria 76.22 2004
91 Cabo Verde 75.82 2010
92 Liechtenstein 75.78 2013
93 Zimbabwe 75.65 2012
94 Bolivia 75.54 2011
95 Montenegro 75.22 2012
96 Hungary 75.12 2014
97 Poland 74.96 2014
98 Slovak Republic 74.93 2014
99 Czech Republic 74.63 2014
100 Nicaragua 74.14 2013
101 Brazil 73.93 2014
102 Tonga 73.87 2003
103 Uruguay 73.61 2013
104 Georgia 73.48 2013
105 Greece 73.38 2014
106 Grenada 72.68 1998
107 Romania 71.96 2014
108 Trinidad and Tobago 71.85 2013
109 Albania 71.68 2013
110 Colombia 71.08 2014
111 Serbia 70.75 2013
112 Tajikistan 70.68 2004
113 Kuwait 70.55 2011
114 Japan 69.89 2014
115 São Tomé and Principe 69.40 2006
116 Korea 69.32 2014
117 Tuvalu 68.82 2005
118 Gabon 68.56 2010
119 Italy 68.31 2014
120 San Marino 67.93 2003
121 Chile 67.60 2014
122 Dominican Republic 67.10 2014
123 Paraguay 66.99 2014
124 Congo 66.87 2012
125 Malaysia 66.42 2014
126 Puerto Rico 65.94 2012
127 Argentina 65.84 2014
128 Belize 65.81 2012
129 Venezuela 65.27 2014
130 Senegal 65.05 2011
131 Suriname 64.73 2013
132 Macedonia 64.71 2014
133 Costa Rica 64.56 2014
134 Kyrgyz Republic 64.40 2013
135 Philippines 64.33 2014
136 Swaziland 64.19 1997
137 Dominica 64.10 2001
138 Panama 62.72 2014
139 Djibouti 62.12 1996
140 Mali 61.92 2010
141 Ecuador 61.79 2013
142 Malta 61.53 2014
143 Monaco 61.26 2000
144 Samoa 61.15 2012
145 El Salvador 61.09 2013
146 Indonesia 60.31 2013
147 Mauritius 60.05 2014
148 Côte d'Ivoire 59.26 1998
149 Cuba 58.84 2013
150 Bosnia and Herzegovina 58.77 2013
151 Libya 55.41 2012
152 Mexico 55.37 2014
153 Qatar 55.20 2013
154 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 54.83 1991
155 Fiji 52.22 2007
156 Honduras 51.60 2013
157 Bahrain 49.19 2011
158 Guatemala 48.97 2013
159 Timor-Leste 48.22 2010
160 United Arab Emirates 47.36 2009
161 Sri Lanka 46.70 2014
162 Mauritania 45.07 2012
163 Bangladesh 43.64 2010
164 Guyana 43.44 2002
165 Niger 43.43 2005
166 Turkey 42.42 2014
167 Myanmar 41.50 1990
168 Comoros 41.37 1991
169 Tunisia 36.57 2013
170 Morocco 34.81 2014
171 India 34.68 2014
172 Oman 31.95 2003
173 Sudan 31.51 2009
174 Egypt 31.20 2013
175 Lebanon 31.19 2009
176 Pakistan 29.96 2013
177 Saudi Arabia 26.09 2014
178 Afghanistan 23.13 2011
179 Algeria 22.51 2014
180 Jordan 21.85 2013
181 Iraq 20.03 2009
182 Iran 19.20 2014
183 Syrian Arab Republic 17.87 2010
184 Yemen 14.90 2010

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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.FM.ZS).