Zambia - 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 Zambia was 69.30 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 69.30 in 2012, while its lowest value was 31.70 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.

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Year Value
1980 39.00
1981 31.70
1984 32.10
1991 55.80
1998 57.00
2000 44.90
2010 59.10
2012 69.30

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