Nepal - 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 Nepal was 77.50 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 94.00 in 2003, while its lowest value was 45.20 in 1981.

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 45.20
1991 48.70
1996 66.50
1999 81.90
2003 94.00
2008 80.10
2013 77.50

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