Syrian Arab Republic - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Syrian Arab Republic was 14.42 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 21.92 in 1995, while its lowest value was 14.42 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 20.67
1991 20.96
1992 21.34
1993 21.57
1994 21.75
1995 21.92
1996 20.11
1997 18.41
1998 16.82
1999 18.23
2000 19.88
2001 19.63
2002 19.42
2003 19.28
2004 18.15
2005 17.14
2006 16.26
2007 15.77
2008 16.45
2009 15.12
2010 15.35
2011 15.18
2012 15.01
2013 14.82
2014 14.64
2015 14.46
2016 14.59
2017 14.42

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Syrian Arab Republic was 4,758,962 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,758,875 in 2010 and a minimum value of 3,566,919 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.

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Year Value
1990 3,566,919
1991 3,679,601
1992 3,787,231
1993 3,928,762
1994 4,084,998
1995 4,245,577
1996 4,340,728
1997 4,431,659
1998 4,521,842
1999 4,697,143
2000 4,864,888
2001 4,965,713
2002 5,058,724
2003 5,137,988
2004 5,158,167
2005 5,196,116
2006 5,309,958
2007 5,428,498
2008 5,668,821
2009 5,636,479
2010 5,758,875
2011 5,663,323
2012 5,480,998
2013 5,255,257
2014 5,025,469
2015 4,823,362
2016 4,786,176
2017 4,758,962

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure