Puerto Rico - 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 Puerto Rico was 33.50 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 38.20 in 2006, while its lowest value was 26.60 in 1983.

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 28.10
1981 28.50
1982 28.30
1983 26.60
1984 26.60
1985 27.90
1986 27.90
1987 28.90
1988 31.20
1990 30.40
1991 31.20
1992 32.10
1993 34.20
1995 33.70
1996 34.20
1997 35.20
1998 35.10
1999 36.70
2000 34.90
2002 36.30
2003 37.00
2004 36.60
2005 37.90
2006 38.20
2007 37.10
2008 36.50
2009 35.30
2010 34.10
2011 33.30
2012 33.50

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