Vietnam - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Vietnam was 48.09 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 48.78 in 1990, while its lowest value was 48.00 in 2015.

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 48.78
1991 48.77
1992 48.77
1993 48.76
1994 48.76
1995 48.75
1996 48.75
1997 48.74
1998 48.73
1999 48.71
2000 48.70
2001 48.68
2002 48.67
2003 48.65
2004 48.63
2005 48.60
2006 48.57
2007 48.54
2008 48.50
2009 48.46
2010 48.40
2011 48.38
2012 48.36
2013 48.36
2014 48.31
2015 48.00
2016 48.07
2017 48.09

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Vietnam was 56,358,750 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 56,358,750 in 2017 and a minimum value of 32,113,580 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 32,113,580
1991 32,870,690
1992 33,591,740
1993 34,328,540
1994 35,095,660
1995 35,917,580
1996 36,753,830
1997 37,712,040
1998 38,785,920
1999 39,896,900
2000 40,912,180
2001 42,059,070
2002 43,072,970
2003 44,041,030
2004 45,048,730
2005 46,099,150
2006 47,028,170
2007 48,001,200
2008 49,010,600
2009 49,974,610
2010 51,035,530
2011 52,027,430
2012 52,996,690
2013 53,917,220
2014 54,805,170
2015 55,367,640
2016 55,764,750
2017 56,358,750

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure