Labor force participation

female to male ratio, 1990–2012

Info Edit
Country19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Afghanistan0.190.190.190.180.180.180.180.170.170.170.170.170.170.170.170.170.180.180.180.190.190.200.20
Albania0.710.710.710.710.710.710.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.700.690.690.69
Algeria0.130.140.140.140.140.150.150.150.150.160.160.160.170.170.170.180.180.190.200.200.210.210.21
Andorra....................
Angola0.860.870.870.870.880.880.880.890.890.890.900.880.870.860.850.840.820.800.790.800.810.820.82
Antigua and Barbuda....................
Argentina0.530.530.540.540.550.550.550.560.560.570.570.590.600.610.620.640.630.640.650.650.630.630.63
Armenia0.780.780.780.780.780.780.790.790.790.790.790.780.770.760.760.750.730.720.700.730.700.710.70
Australia0.690.700.700.710.720.720.730.740.740.750.760.760.770.780.780.790.800.800.810.810.810.820.82
Austria0.620.630.630.640.650.660.670.680.690.690.700.710.730.740.750.760.770.770.780.800.800.800.81
Azerbaijan0.760.770.770.780.780.780.790.790.790.800.800.810.830.840.850.860.870.890.900.900.920.910.91
Bahamas0.820.820.830.830.840.850.850.860.870.870.880.880.880.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.87
Bahrain0.320.330.330.340.350.360.370.380.390.400.400.410.420.420.430.440.440.440.450.450.450.450.45
Bangladesh0.700.690.680.680.670.660.660.650.640.640.630.630.640.640.650.650.660.660.670.670.680.680.68
Barbados0.790.790.800.800.810.810.820.820.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.850.860.860.860.860.860.860.86
Belarus0.800.800.800.800.800.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.800.800.800.80
Belgium0.600.610.620.630.640.650.670.680.690.700.710.720.720.730.740.740.750.760.770.780.790.790.79
Belize0.440.440.440.450.450.460.460.460.470.470.480.490.510.520.540.550.560.570.580.590.590.600.60
Benin0.640.650.670.680.700.710.730.740.760.770.790.800.810.820.830.840.840.850.850.850.860.860.86
Bhutan0.630.640.640.650.650.650.660.660.670.670.670.700.730.760.790.820.840.850.860.870.870.860.86
Bolivia0.610.620.630.650.660.670.680.690.710.720.730.730.740.740.750.750.760.770.770.780.790.790.79
Bosnia and Herzegovina0.620.620.610.610.600.600.590.590.580.580.570.570.570.570.560.560.560.540.560.570.590.590.60
Botswana0.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.850.860.860.870.870.870.870.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.88
Brazil0.520.540.550.570.580.600.610.620.640.650.670.680.690.700.710.720.720.720.720.730.730.740.74
Brunei0.550.560.580.590.610.620.640.650.670.680.700.700.700.700.710.710.710.710.700.700.700.700.70
Bulgaria0.880.870.860.850.840.830.830.820.810.800.790.790.790.790.790.790.800.800.790.790.800.810.81
Burkina Faso0.840.840.840.840.840.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.860.860.86
Burundi1.001.001.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.021.021.021.021.021.021.021.021.021.02
Ivory Coast0.500.510.520.530.540.550.560.570.580.590.600.600.600.610.610.620.620.620.630.630.640.640.64
Cambodia0.920.920.920.920.920.930.930.930.930.930.930.920.920.910.900.890.900.910.920.920.920.910.91
Cameroon0.690.700.720.730.740.750.760.770.780.790.800.810.810.810.810.820.820.820.820.830.830.830.83
Canada0.760.770.770.780.780.790.790.800.800.810.810.820.820.830.830.840.850.860.850.860.860.870.87
Cape Verde0.490.500.500.510.510.520.530.530.540.540.550.550.560.570.570.580.580.590.600.600.610.610.61
Central African Republic0.800.800.800.800.810.810.810.810.820.820.820.820.830.830.830.840.840.840.840.850.850.850.85
Chad0.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.81
Chile0.420.420.430.440.440.450.450.460.460.470.480.490.500.510.520.530.530.540.570.580.630.650.66
China0.860.860.860.860.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.840.840.840.830.830.830.820.820.820.82
Colombia0.410.430.450.460.480.500.520.540.560.570.590.610.620.630.640.650.660.650.650.680.690.700.70
Comoros0.340.340.350.350.360.360.370.370.380.380.390.390.390.400.400.410.410.420.420.430.430.430.44
Congo (Brazzaville)0.820.820.830.840.850.860.870.880.890.900.910.920.920.930.930.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.94
Congo (Kinshasa)0.900.910.910.920.930.930.940.950.950.960.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.97
Costa Rica0.390.400.400.410.420.420.430.440.440.450.460.470.490.510.530.550.550.560.560.580.580.590.59
Croatia0.680.680.690.690.690.700.700.710.710.710.720.720.730.740.750.760.770.750.760.770.770.760.77
Cuba0.480.490.490.500.510.510.520.520.530.530.540.540.550.560.570.580.590.610.610.610.620.620.62
Cyprus0.580.590.600.610.620.630.650.660.670.680.690.700.710.720.720.730.750.760.770.790.800.800.79
Czech Republic0.730.730.730.730.730.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.730.720.730.720.730.74
Denmark0.820.820.820.820.830.830.830.830.830.840.840.840.840.840.850.850.860.860.860.860.870.870.88
Djibouti0.410.420.420.430.440.440.450.450.460.470.470.480.490.490.500.500.510.520.520.530.530.540.54
Dominica....................
Dominican Republic0.520.530.530.540.550.550.560.560.570.570.580.590.590.600.600.610.620.630.640.640.650.650.65
Ecuador0.470.480.490.510.520.530.540.560.570.580.600.610.620.630.640.650.660.640.630.640.650.660.66
Egypt0.350.340.330.320.310.310.300.290.280.270.260.260.270.270.270.270.280.310.310.310.310.320.32
El Salvador0.490.500.510.510.520.530.540.550.550.560.570.570.570.570.570.580.580.580.580.590.600.600.60
Equatorial Guinea0.880.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.860.860.860.860.860.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.87
Eritrea0.820.820.820.820.830.830.830.830.830.830.830.840.850.860.870.870.880.880.890.890.890.890.89
Estonia0.820.820.810.810.800.800.790.790.780.780.780.780.790.800.810.820.810.790.790.810.830.830.82
Ethiopia0.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.820.830.840.850.860.860.870.870.870.870.870.88
Fiji0.350.360.380.400.410.430.440.460.480.490.510.510.510.510.510.520.520.520.520.520.520.520.52
Finland0.820.820.820.830.830.830.830.840.840.840.840.850.850.860.860.870.870.870.870.880.870.860.87
France0.710.710.720.730.730.740.740.750.760.760.770.780.780.790.790.800.800.810.820.820.820.830.82
Gabon0.820.820.820.820.820.820.820.820.820.830.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.850.850.850.860.860.86
Gambia0.820.820.820.830.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.850.850.860.860.860.860.860.860.870.870.870.87
Georgia0.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.740.750.750.750.760.760.760.750.750.750.750.75
Germany0.620.630.640.650.670.680.690.700.710.720.730.730.740.750.750.760.770.780.780.790.800.810.81
Ghana0.960.960.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.94
Greece0.540.550.550.560.570.580.590.590.600.610.620.620.630.640.640.650.650.650.660.670.690.690.71
Grenada....................
Guatemala0.460.460.470.470.470.470.480.480.480.480.490.490.500.500.510.510.530.540.550.550.550.550.56
Guinea0.820.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.810.820.820.820.820.830.830.840.84
Guinea Bissau0.770.770.780.780.780.790.790.790.800.800.800.810.820.830.840.840.850.860.860.860.870.870.87
Guyana0.440.440.450.450.450.460.460.470.470.480.480.480.480.480.480.480.480.490.500.500.510.520.52
Haiti0.730.740.750.760.770.780.790.800.810.820.830.830.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.850.850.850.86
Honduras0.390.400.410.420.430.450.460.470.480.490.510.500.490.490.480.470.480.490.500.500.510.510.51
Hong Kong0.600.600.610.620.630.630.640.650.660.660.670.680.690.700.710.730.730.750.760.770.760.760.76
Hungary0.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.710.710.710.710.720.720.730.730.740.730.730.730.730.750.750.75
Iceland0.830.830.840.840.840.850.850.860.860.870.870.870.880.880.880.880.870.880.880.890.900.900.91
India0.410.410.410.410.410.410.410.410.410.410.410.420.420.430.440.440.420.410.390.370.350.360.36
Indonesia0.620.620.610.610.610.610.600.600.600.600.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.600.610.600.610.610.61
Iran0.120.130.130.140.150.150.160.170.180.180.190.200.220.230.250.260.250.240.220.220.220.220.22
Iraq0.150.150.160.160.160.170.170.170.170.180.180.180.190.190.190.200.200.200.200.210.210.210.21
Ireland0.500.520.530.550.570.580.600.610.630.650.660.670.680.690.710.720.720.740.750.760.770.780.78
Israel0.660.670.690.700.710.730.740.750.770.780.800.800.810.810.820.830.830.820.820.840.840.840.84
Italy0.530.530.540.540.550.550.560.560.570.570.580.590.590.600.610.620.620.620.640.640.640.650.66
Jamaica0.810.810.800.800.790.790.780.780.770.770.760.760.760.760.760.760.760.770.780.770.780.780.79
Japan0.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.650.660.660.660.660.670.680.690.680.68
Jordan0.140.140.150.150.160.160.170.170.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.190.230.220.230.230.230.23
Kazakhstan0.800.800.810.810.820.820.830.830.840.840.850.850.850.860.860.860.870.870.880.880.870.870.87
Kenya0.870.870.870.870.870.870.870.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.86
Kiribati....................
South Korea0.640.640.650.650.650.650.660.660.660.660.670.670.670.680.680.680.690.690.690.680.690.690.69
Kuwait0.440.450.460.470.480.490.500.510.520.530.540.540.540.540.540.540.540.530.520.520.520.520.52
Kyrgyzstan0.790.780.780.780.770.770.770.770.760.760.760.750.740.730.720.710.710.710.710.710.710.710.71
Laos0.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.970.980.980.970.970.970.970.97
Latvia0.820.810.800.800.790.780.780.770.770.760.750.760.760.760.770.770.770.780.780.810.820.810.81
Lebanon0.240.240.240.250.250.250.260.260.260.270.270.280.280.280.280.290.290.300.300.310.310.320.32
Lesotho0.810.810.820.820.820.830.830.830.840.840.840.840.830.830.820.820.810.810.800.800.800.800.80
Liberia0.870.880.880.890.900.900.910.920.920.930.940.940.940.930.930.930.920.910.910.910.900.900.90
Libya0.240.260.270.280.290.310.320.330.340.360.370.370.380.380.390.400.400.400.400.400.390.390.39
Liechtenstein....................
Lithuania0.800.800.800.810.810.810.810.820.820.820.830.820.820.810.810.810.820.810.810.840.850.840.84
Luxembourg0.500.510.530.540.550.560.580.590.600.610.630.640.660.670.690.700.730.740.740.740.750.770.78
Madagascar0.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.940.950.950.960.960.960.960.96
Malawi0.960.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.950.940.940.930.920.920.971.021.061.051.051.051.04
Malaysia0.540.540.540.540.550.550.550.550.550.550.550.560.560.560.570.570.580.580.590.590.590.590.59
Maldives0.260.290.310.340.370.390.420.450.470.500.530.550.580.610.640.670.700.710.710.720.720.720.73
Mali0.570.570.570.560.560.560.560.560.560.560.560.550.550.550.550.540.560.570.590.600.620.620.62
Malta0.340.350.360.370.380.380.390.400.410.420.420.430.430.430.440.440.450.480.500.510.520.530.57
Marshall Islands....................
Mauritania0.240.240.250.250.260.270.270.280.280.290.290.300.310.320.320.330.310.340.340.360.360.360.36
Mauritius0.460.460.470.470.480.480.490.490.500.500.510.510.520.520.530.540.540.540.550.560.580.580.59
Mexico0.410.420.420.430.440.440.450.460.460.470.480.480.490.500.500.510.520.530.540.540.540.540.56
Micronesia....................
Moldova0.820.830.830.840.840.850.850.860.860.870.870.880.890.910.920.930.840.860.860.830.840.840.86
Monaco....................
Mongolia0.840.840.840.840.840.840.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.840.820.820.820.82
Montenegro....................
Morocco0.710.710.710.710.710.710.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.720.730.720.730.730.760.75
Mozambique0.330.330.330.340.340.350.350.350.360.360.370.360.360.360.360.360.350.350.340.340.340.340.35
Burma (Myanmar)1.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.061.051.051.051.051.041.041.041.041.041.03
Namibia0.910.910.910.910.910.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.920.92
Nauru....................
Nepal0.740.750.750.750.750.750.750.750.760.760.760.770.780.800.810.820.830.840.850.850.850.860.86
Netherlands0.880.890.890.890.890.890.900.900.900.900.910.900.900.900.900.900.900.910.910.910.910.910.92
New Zealand0.720.730.730.740.740.750.750.760.760.770.780.780.790.790.800.810.810.810.820.830.830.830.84
Nicaragua0.420.430.430.430.440.440.450.450.450.460.460.480.490.510.520.540.560.560.570.570.580.580.59
Niger0.270.280.300.310.330.350.360.380.400.410.430.430.430.430.430.430.430.440.440.440.440.440.44
Nigeria0.520.540.550.570.580.600.610.620.640.650.670.690.710.730.750.770.770.760.760.760.760.760.76
Norway0.770.780.790.790.800.800.810.820.820.830.830.840.840.850.850.860.860.870.880.880.880.890.89
Oman0.210.220.230.240.240.250.260.270.280.280.290.300.310.320.320.330.340.340.340.350.350.350.35
Pakistan0.160.160.160.170.170.170.180.180.180.190.190.200.210.210.220.230.250.250.260.270.290.290.29
Palau....................
West Bank and Gaza0.150.150.150.150.150.160.160.160.160.160.160.170.180.190.200.210.220.220.230.230.220.230.23
Panama0.490.500.500.510.520.520.530.530.540.550.550.560.570.570.580.590.580.590.590.600.600.600.60
Papua New Guinea0.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.960.950.950.95
Paraguay0.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.590.600.610.620.630.640.650.650.650.660.650.650.65
Peru0.590.600.610.620.630.640.650.670.680.690.700.700.710.710.720.730.710.770.770.800.800.800.81
Philippines0.580.580.580.580.590.590.590.590.590.590.600.600.610.610.620.620.610.620.620.620.630.640.64
Poland0.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.780.770.770.770.760.760.750.750.740.740.750.750.76
Portugal0.680.690.690.700.710.720.730.730.740.750.760.770.770.780.790.800.800.810.810.820.830.810.82
Qatar0.440.440.440.430.430.430.420.420.420.420.410.430.440.450.460.480.510.530.530.520.530.530.53
Romania0.770.780.780.790.790.800.800.800.810.810.820.810.800.790.780.770.770.760.750.750.750.760.75
Russia0.780.780.780.780.790.790.790.790.790.790.790.800.800.810.810.820.820.820.800.810.800.800.80
Rwanda1.001.001.001.001.001.011.011.011.011.011.011.011.021.021.021.021.021.021.021.021.011.011.01
Saint Kitts and Nevis....................
Saint Lucia0.760.760.770.770.780.790.790.800.810.810.820.820.820.820.810.810.820.820.820.820.820.820.82
Saint Vincent and Grenadines0.550.560.560.570.580.590.600.610.610.620.630.640.650.660.670.670.690.700.700.700.710.710.71
Samoa0.520.510.510.500.490.480.470.470.460.450.440.430.430.420.420.410.400.400.400.400.400.400.40
San Marino....................
Saint Thomas and Principe0.480.480.490.490.500.500.510.510.520.520.530.530.540.540.550.550.550.560.560.570.570.580.58
Saudi Arabia0.180.180.190.190.190.200.200.210.210.210.220.220.230.230.230.240.250.240.240.230.240.240.24
Senegal0.700.700.700.700.710.710.710.720.720.720.730.730.730.730.730.740.740.740.740.750.750.750.75
Serbia....................
Seychelles....................
Sierra Leone0.960.970.980.991.001.011.021.031.041.051.061.051.031.011.000.980.980.970.970.960.960.960.95
Singapore0.640.640.650.650.650.660.660.660.660.670.670.680.680.690.690.700.710.710.730.720.740.750.76
Slovakia0.820.810.810.800.800.790.790.790.780.780.770.770.760.760.750.750.740.740.750.740.750.740.74
Slovenia0.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.810.800.820.810.810.820.82
Solomon Islands0.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.670.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.680.670.670.670.68
Somalia0.450.450.450.450.460.460.460.460.460.470.470.470.470.470.480.480.480.480.480.490.490.490.49
South Africa0.580.600.620.640.650.670.690.710.730.750.770.760.760.760.750.750.760.750.730.730.730.740.74
South Sudan....................
Spain0.490.500.520.530.540.550.570.580.590.600.620.630.640.650.660.670.690.710.720.750.760.780.79
Sri Lanka0.470.470.470.470.470.480.480.480.480.480.490.480.470.460.460.450.510.490.480.480.460.460.46
Sudan0.350.350.360.360.370.370.370.380.380.390.390.390.390.400.400.400.400.400.400.410.410.410.41
Suriname0.610.600.590.590.580.580.570.570.560.550.550.550.550.560.560.560.570.570.570.580.580.590.59
Swaziland0.570.570.570.580.580.580.590.590.590.590.600.600.600.600.600.610.610.610.610.610.620.620.61
Sweden0.880.870.870.870.870.870.860.860.860.860.860.860.860.870.870.870.870.880.880.880.870.880.88
Switzerland0.700.700.710.710.710.720.720.730.730.740.740.750.760.770.780.790.790.790.810.820.810.810.81
Syria0.220.230.230.230.240.240.240.240.250.250.250.250.240.230.220.210.200.200.200.180.180.180.18
Tajikistan0.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.780.780.780.780.780.770.770.770.770.770.770.770.760.760.76
Tanzania0.950.950.950.950.950.950.960.960.960.960.960.960.970.970.970.980.980.980.980.980.980.980.98
Thailand0.870.860.860.850.850.840.830.830.820.820.810.810.810.810.810.810.800.810.810.800.800.800.80
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)0.640.640.640.630.630.630.630.630.630.630.630.640.640.650.650.660.630.650.630.620.620.640.64
Timor Leste0.520.520.520.520.520.520.510.510.510.510.510.510.500.500.490.490.480.480.480.480.480.480.48
Togo0.790.800.820.830.850.860.880.890.900.920.930.950.960.970.980.991.001.001.001.001.001.000.99
Tonga0.480.490.510.530.550.570.590.610.630.650.670.680.690.690.700.710.710.710.710.710.710.720.72
Trinidad and Tobago0.510.520.530.540.550.560.570.580.590.600.610.630.650.660.680.700.710.680.700.680.700.700.70
Tunisia0.270.280.290.290.300.300.310.310.320.330.330.340.340.350.350.360.360.360.360.360.360.360.36
Turkey0.420.420.410.400.400.390.390.380.370.370.360.360.350.340.340.330.340.340.350.370.390.400.42
Turkmenistan0.620.620.630.630.630.630.640.640.640.640.650.640.640.640.630.630.630.620.620.620.610.610.61
Tuvalu....................
Uganda1.011.001.001.000.990.990.990.990.980.980.980.980.970.970.970.970.960.960.960.960.960.960.96
Ukraine0.790.790.790.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.790.790.80
United Arab Emirates0.270.280.290.300.310.320.330.340.350.360.370.380.380.390.400.400.430.460.490.500.520.520.51
United Kingdom0.700.710.720.720.730.740.740.750.760.760.770.770.780.780.790.790.800.790.800.800.810.810.81
United States0.750.750.760.760.770.770.780.780.790.790.800.800.800.800.810.810.810.810.820.820.830.820.82
Uruguay0.580.590.600.610.620.630.640.650.670.680.690.690.700.700.710.710.680.710.710.720.720.720.72
Uzbekistan0.630.630.640.640.640.640.650.650.650.650.660.660.660.660.650.650.650.650.650.640.640.640.64
Vanuatu0.890.890.880.870.870.860.860.850.850.840.840.830.820.810.810.800.790.780.770.760.760.760.77
Venezuela0.460.480.490.500.510.530.540.550.570.580.590.600.610.620.630.630.630.630.630.640.640.640.64
Vietnam0.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.880.890.890.890.890.890.890.890.890.89
Yemen0.220.230.240.250.260.270.270.280.290.300.310.320.320.320.330.330.340.340.340.340.350.350.35
Zambia0.860.860.860.860.860.870.870.870.870.870.880.870.870.860.860.850.850.850.850.850.850.850.85
Zimbabwe0.840.840.840.840.840.840.840.840.840.840.840.860.870.890.910.920.920.920.930.930.930.930.93

Ratio of female to male of proportion of a country’s working-age population (ages 15 and older) that engages in the labor market, either by working or actively looking for work, expressed as a percentage of the working-age population.

Source: United Nations Development Program