St. Lucia - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in St. Lucia was 46.05 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 46.05 in 2017, while its lowest value was 38.95 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 38.95
1991 39.13
1992 39.54
1993 39.97
1994 40.39
1995 40.80
1996 41.23
1997 41.62
1998 41.98
1999 42.34
2000 42.71
2001 43.07
2002 43.37
2003 43.87
2004 44.48
2005 44.69
2006 45.08
2007 45.09
2008 45.24
2009 45.22
2010 45.15
2011 45.28
2012 45.35
2013 45.48
2014 45.62
2015 45.80
2016 45.91
2017 46.05

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in St. Lucia was 99,087 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 99,087 in 2017 and a minimum value of 54,666 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 54,666
1991 56,134
1992 57,320
1993 58,403
1994 59,476
1995 60,575
1996 61,808
1997 63,175
1998 64,641
1999 66,174
2000 67,741
2001 69,344
2002 71,340
2003 73,551
2004 75,939
2005 78,297
2006 80,864
2007 83,151
2008 85,316
2009 87,156
2010 88,719
2011 90,528
2012 92,159
2013 93,720
2014 95,220
2015 96,719
2016 97,935
2017 99,087

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure