Malawi - 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 Malawi was 74.30 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 91.60 in 2005, while its lowest value was 74.30 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
1983 86.20
1987 75.30
1998 75.50
2004 88.10
2005 91.60
2013 74.30

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