Syrian Arab Republic - 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 Syrian Arab Republic was 12.90 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 23.50 in 2002, while its lowest value was 7.20 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 7.20
1983 11.90
1984 12.10
1993 19.50
1995 17.30
1997 11.30
1998 16.70
1999 20.00
2000 20.60
2001 21.30
2002 23.50
2003 18.80
2006 14.90
2007 14.10
2008 14.70
2009 13.00
2010 12.90

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