Bosnia and Herzegovina - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 38.72 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 40.42 in 1994, while its lowest value was 38.72 in 2017.

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 40.41
1991 40.42
1992 40.42
1993 40.42
1994 40.42
1995 40.42
1996 40.42
1997 40.41
1998 40.38
1999 40.32
2000 40.26
2001 40.20
2002 40.14
2003 40.07
2004 40.00
2005 39.81
2006 39.75
2007 39.71
2008 39.69
2009 39.59
2010 39.54
2011 39.49
2012 39.42
2013 39.39
2014 39.33
2015 39.18
2016 38.74
2017 38.72

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 1,403,020 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,762,573 in 1990 and a minimum value of 1,403,020 in 2017.

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 1,762,573
1991 1,729,444
1992 1,677,160
1993 1,615,356
1994 1,556,680
1995 1,509,456
1996 1,484,005
1997 1,471,864
1998 1,469,697
1999 1,472,640
2000 1,476,987
2001 1,481,220
2002 1,488,917
2003 1,498,404
2004 1,507,635
2005 1,520,933
2006 1,526,003
2007 1,526,923
2008 1,524,352
2009 1,519,557
2010 1,511,937
2011 1,493,310
2012 1,472,569
2013 1,450,917
2014 1,429,302
2015 1,413,556
2016 1,409,611
2017 1,403,020

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure