Niger - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Niger was 43.41 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 46.16 in 1990, while its lowest value was 43.41 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 46.16
1991 46.07
1992 45.90
1993 45.74
1994 45.61
1995 45.49
1996 45.17
1997 44.92
1998 44.76
1999 44.58
2000 44.42
2001 44.31
2002 44.20
2003 44.13
2004 44.04
2005 43.99
2006 43.89
2007 43.80
2008 43.75
2009 43.68
2010 43.66
2011 43.57
2012 43.55
2013 43.51
2014 43.49
2015 43.47
2016 43.46
2017 43.41

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Niger was 8,438,980 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8,438,980 in 2017 and a minimum value of 3,242,706 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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 3,242,706
1991 3,344,445
1992 3,458,786
1993 3,583,363
1994 3,716,615
1995 3,857,564
1996 3,997,908
1997 4,146,730
1998 4,302,136
1999 4,463,338
2000 4,629,842
2001 4,779,121
2002 4,939,376
2003 5,108,836
2004 5,286,557
2005 5,472,295
2006 5,655,192
2007 5,849,796
2008 6,055,698
2009 6,274,290
2010 6,505,650
2011 6,739,646
2012 6,989,248
2013 7,254,160
2014 7,532,877
2015 7,825,852
2016 8,119,915
2017 8,438,980

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure