Greece - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Greece was 44.02 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 44.02 in 2017, while its lowest value was 34.74 in 1991.

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 35.75
1991 34.74
1992 35.53
1993 35.67
1994 35.91
1995 36.28
1996 37.05
1997 37.25
1998 38.11
1999 38.77
2000 38.75
2001 38.57
2002 39.04
2003 39.43
2004 40.16
2005 40.41
2006 40.64
2007 40.74
2008 40.83
2009 41.51
2010 41.97
2011 42.29
2012 42.76
2013 42.85
2014 43.27
2015 43.80
2016 43.97
2017 44.02

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Greece was 4,864,905 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,148,100 in 2010 and a minimum value of 4,163,459 in 1991.

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 4,198,294
1991 4,163,459
1992 4,280,771
1993 4,318,565
1994 4,425,519
1995 4,516,756
1996 4,613,357
1997 4,638,376
1998 4,768,569
1999 4,841,857
2000 4,875,352
2001 4,817,171
2002 4,870,201
2003 4,918,692
2004 5,008,004
2005 5,005,397
2006 5,048,669
2007 5,053,994
2008 5,066,643
2009 5,123,623
2010 5,148,100
2011 5,083,012
2012 5,040,001
2013 4,986,010
2014 4,926,602
2015 4,908,886
2016 4,893,244
2017 4,864,905

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure