Angola - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Angola was 49.68 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 49.68 in 2019, while its lowest value was 47.64 in 1990.

Definition: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database and World Bank population estimates. Labor data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 47.64
1991 47.68
1992 47.73
1993 47.76
1994 47.87
1995 48.01
1996 48.09
1997 48.18
1998 48.28
1999 48.37
2000 48.47
2001 48.52
2002 48.56
2003 48.63
2004 48.73
2005 48.84
2006 48.92
2007 49.02
2008 49.11
2009 49.16
2010 49.22
2011 49.25
2012 49.29
2013 49.35
2014 49.41
2015 49.48
2016 49.54
2017 49.60
2018 49.64
2019 49.68

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Angola was 13,183,540 as of 2019. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13,183,540 in 2019 and a minimum value of 4,846,815 in 1990.

Definition: Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers. Not everyone who works is included, however. Unpaid workers, family workers, and students are often omitted, and some countries do not count members of the armed forces. Labor force size tends to vary during the year as seasonal workers enter and leave.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database and World Bank population estimates. Labor data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 4,846,815
1991 5,000,193
1992 5,159,906
1993 5,331,544
1994 5,504,353
1995 5,686,551
1996 5,868,706
1997 6,064,208
1998 6,272,599
1999 6,494,291
2000 6,728,180
2001 6,958,416
2002 7,206,353
2003 7,464,872
2004 7,737,243
2005 8,022,529
2006 8,308,927
2007 8,611,486
2008 8,932,567
2009 9,272,188
2010 9,623,400
2011 9,968,105
2012 10,327,970
2013 10,700,190
2014 11,084,710
2015 11,481,290
2016 11,882,160
2017 12,295,570
2018 12,728,920
2019 13,183,540

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure