Bolivia - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Bolivia was 41.19 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 43.51 in 2009, while its lowest value was 40.74 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 November 2017.

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Year Value
1990 40.74
1991 40.89
1992 41.02
1993 41.19
1994 41.35
1995 41.52
1996 41.68
1997 41.84
1998 41.98
1999 42.12
2000 42.26
2001 42.48
2002 42.69
2003 42.90
2004 43.10
2005 43.30
2006 43.50
2007 43.03
2008 43.41
2009 43.51
2010 43.33
2011 43.17
2012 42.29
2013 42.70
2014 42.98
2015 40.91
2016 41.12
2017 41.19

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Bolivia was 5,093,300 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,093,300 in 2017 and a minimum value of 2,752,904 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 November 2017.

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Year Value
1990 2,752,904
1991 2,830,086
1992 2,900,362
1993 2,982,624
1994 3,070,268
1995 3,162,065
1996 3,253,232
1997 3,351,442
1998 3,440,164
1999 3,529,454
2000 3,619,866
2001 3,728,972
2002 3,841,501
2003 3,956,819
2004 4,074,099
2005 4,192,805
2006 4,312,858
2007 4,340,154
2008 4,461,408
2009 4,562,902
2010 4,662,563
2011 4,757,848
2012 4,669,707
2013 4,803,653
2014 5,052,933
2015 4,857,556
2016 4,984,668
2017 5,093,300

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure