Iran - 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 Iran was 12.00 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 19.20 in 2005, while its lowest value was 9.00 in 1986.

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
1982 11.50
1986 9.00
1991 9.90
1996 10.60
2005 19.20
2007 17.30
2008 14.90
2009 15.90
2010 15.30
2013 12.40
2014 12.00

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