Jordan - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Jordan was 17.88 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 18.12 in 2011, while its lowest value was 12.12 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 12.12
1991 12.32
1992 12.78
1993 13.01
1994 13.27
1995 13.60
1996 13.72
1997 13.89
1998 14.07
1999 14.27
2000 14.47
2001 14.06
2002 14.91
2003 13.98
2004 14.17
2005 14.38
2006 14.91
2007 17.48
2008 17.18
2009 17.76
2010 17.87
2011 18.12
2012 18.08
2013 17.38
2014 17.45
2015 17.54
2016 17.60
2017 17.67
2018 17.78
2019 17.88

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Jordan was 2,631,115 as of 2019. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,631,115 in 2019 and a minimum value of 778,311 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 778,311
1991 852,791
1992 917,080
1993 998,806
1994 1,079,071
1995 1,152,384
1996 1,192,315
1997 1,223,636
1998 1,250,533
1999 1,275,108
2000 1,299,889
2001 1,327,717
2002 1,346,742
2003 1,361,765
2004 1,405,032
2005 1,456,030
2006 1,508,182
2007 1,632,496
2008 1,704,321
2009 1,831,628
2010 1,900,527
2011 1,979,109
2012 2,052,427
2013 2,114,287
2014 2,226,330
2015 2,332,110
2016 2,425,727
2017 2,506,983
2018 2,572,588
2019 2,631,115

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure