Sri Lanka - 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 Sri Lanka was 34.70 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 45.30 in 1990, while its lowest value was 26.80 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 26.80
1985 37.40
1986 36.20
1990 45.30
1992 36.90
1993 37.90
1994 38.10
1995 35.80
1996 35.50
1997 35.30
1998 41.40
1999 37.60
2000 36.50
2001 31.90
2002 33.60
2003 35.60
2004 34.70
2005 34.50
2006 39.50
2007 37.00
2008 36.60
2009 36.20
2010 34.40
2011 34.40
2012 32.90
2013 35.60
2014 34.70

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