Vietnam - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Vietnam was 47.79 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 48.54 in 1990, while its lowest value was 47.64 in 2011.

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 48.54
1991 48.52
1992 48.50
1993 48.48
1994 48.46
1995 48.44
1996 48.43
1997 48.40
1998 48.38
1999 48.35
2000 48.32
2001 48.29
2002 48.27
2003 48.24
2004 48.20
2005 48.16
2006 48.12
2007 48.07
2008 48.02
2009 47.97
2010 47.69
2011 47.64
2012 47.82
2013 47.86
2014 47.91
2015 47.71
2016 47.79
2017 47.76
2018 47.78
2019 47.79

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Vietnam was 57,249,410 as of 2019. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57,249,410 in 2019 and a minimum value of 32,917,140 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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 32,917,140
1991 33,782,810
1992 34,617,220
1993 35,460,740
1994 36,308,410
1995 37,169,640
1996 37,997,670
1997 38,908,300
1998 39,895,680
1999 40,890,400
2000 41,816,350
2001 42,878,130
2002 43,821,510
2003 44,694,520
2004 45,578,940
2005 46,516,140
2006 47,361,650
2007 48,265,580
2008 49,222,610
2009 50,147,030
2010 51,185,010
2011 52,070,170
2012 52,905,980
2013 54,174,840
2014 54,923,680
2015 55,529,720
2016 55,772,090
2017 56,376,120
2018 56,830,820
2019 57,249,410

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure