Kuwait - 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 Kuwait was 61.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 61.10 in 2011, while its lowest value was 20.30 in 1980.

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
1980 20.30
1983 24.00
1985 31.10
1988 34.30
1995 43.50
2003 46.80
2005 45.80
2006 55.50
2007 56.80
2008 56.10
2009 55.90
2010 59.50
2011 61.10

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