Labor force participation

female to male ratio, 1990–2012

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    1990 Ranking
    1. Burma (Myanmar) 1.06
    2. Uganda 1.01
    3. Burundi 1.00
    4. Rwanda 1.00
    5. Laos 0.97
    6. Papua New Guinea 0.96
    7. Sierra Leone 0.96
    8. Ghana 0.96
    9. Malawi 0.96
    10. Tanzania 0.95
    11. Madagascar 0.94
    12. Cambodia 0.92
    13. Namibia 0.91
    14. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.90
    15. Vanuatu 0.89
    16. Netherlands 0.88
    17. Vietnam 0.88
    18. Bulgaria 0.88
    19. Sweden 0.88
    20. Equatorial Guinea 0.88
    21. Kenya 0.87
    22. Thailand 0.87
    23. Liberia 0.87
    24. Angola 0.86
    25. China 0.86
    26. Zambia 0.86
    27. Zimbabwe 0.84
    28. Burkina Faso 0.84
    29. Mongolia 0.84
    30. Botswana 0.83
    31. Iceland 0.83
    32. Moldova 0.82
    33. Eritrea 0.82
    34. Estonia 0.82
    35. Finland 0.82
    36. Gabon 0.82
    37. Gambia 0.82
    38. Slovakia 0.82
    39. Denmark 0.82
    40. Latvia 0.82
    41. Bahamas 0.82
    42. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.82
    43. Guinea 0.82
    44. Jamaica 0.81
    45. Lesotho 0.81
    46. Belarus 0.80
    47. Kazakhstan 0.80
    48. Ethiopia 0.80
    49. Slovenia 0.80
    50. Lithuania 0.80
    51. Chad 0.80
    52. Central African Republic 0.80
    53. Ukraine 0.79
    54. Barbados 0.79
    55. Togo 0.79
    56. Kyrgyzstan 0.79
    57. Russia 0.78
    58. Armenia 0.78
    59. Norway 0.77
    60. Romania 0.77
    61. Tajikistan 0.77
    62. Guinea Bissau 0.77
    63. Poland 0.77
    64. Azerbaijan 0.76
    65. Canada 0.76
    66. Saint Lucia 0.76
    67. United States 0.75
    68. Nepal 0.74
    69. Georgia 0.74
    70. Haiti 0.73
    71. Czech Republic 0.73
    72. New Zealand 0.72
    73. Hungary 0.72
    74. Albania 0.71
    75. France 0.71
    76. Morocco 0.71
    77. United Kingdom 0.70
    78. Switzerland 0.70
    79. Senegal 0.70
    80. Bangladesh 0.70
    81. Cameroon 0.69
    82. Australia 0.69
    83. Solomon Islands 0.68
    84. Croatia 0.68
    85. Portugal 0.68
    86. Israel 0.66
    87. Japan 0.65
    88. South Korea 0.64
    89. Benin 0.64
    90. Singapore 0.64
    91. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.64
    92. Bhutan 0.63
    93. Uzbekistan 0.63
    94. Germany 0.62
    95. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.62
    96. Turkmenistan 0.62
    97. Indonesia 0.62
    98. Austria 0.62
    99. Bolivia 0.61
    100. Suriname 0.61
    101. Belgium 0.60
    102. Hong Kong 0.60
    103. Peru 0.59
    104. Paraguay 0.59
    105. Uruguay 0.58
    106. Philippines 0.58
    107. South Africa 0.58
    108. Cyprus 0.58
    109. Swaziland 0.57
    110. Mali 0.57
    111. Brunei 0.55
    112. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.55
    113. Malaysia 0.54
    114. Greece 0.54
    115. Argentina 0.53
    116. Italy 0.53
    117. Dominican Republic 0.52
    118. Samoa 0.52
    119. Brazil 0.52
    120. Nigeria 0.52
    121. Timor Leste 0.52
    122. Trinidad and Tobago 0.51
    123. Ireland 0.50
    124. Luxembourg 0.50
    125. Ivory Coast 0.50
    126. Panama 0.49
    127. Spain 0.49
    128. Cape Verde 0.49
    129. El Salvador 0.49
    130. Cuba 0.48
    131. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.48
    132. Tonga 0.48
    133. Ecuador 0.47
    134. Sri Lanka 0.47
    135. Venezuela 0.46
    136. Guatemala 0.46
    137. Mauritius 0.46
    138. Somalia 0.45
    139. Kuwait 0.44
    140. Qatar 0.44
    141. Belize 0.44
    142. Guyana 0.44
    143. Turkey 0.42
    144. Nicaragua 0.42
    145. Chile 0.42
    146. Djibouti 0.41
    147. Colombia 0.41
    148. Mexico 0.41
    149. India 0.41
    150. Costa Rica 0.39
    151. Honduras 0.39
    152. Sudan 0.35
    153. Fiji 0.35
    154. Egypt 0.35
    155. Malta 0.34
    156. Comoros 0.34
    157. Mozambique 0.33
    158. Bahrain 0.32
    159. Tunisia 0.27
    160. United Arab Emirates 0.27
    161. Niger 0.27
    162. Maldives 0.26
    163. Libya 0.24
    164. Mauritania 0.24
    165. Lebanon 0.24
    166. Syria 0.22
    167. Yemen 0.22
    168. Oman 0.21
    169. Afghanistan 0.19
    170. Saudi Arabia 0.18
    171. Pakistan 0.16
    172. Iraq 0.15
    173. West Bank and Gaza 0.15
    174. Jordan 0.14
    175. Algeria 0.13
    176. Iran 0.12
    177. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.00
    178. Serbia 0.00
    179. Andorra 0.00
    180. Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
    181. Dominica 0.00
    182. Grenada 0.00
    183. Liechtenstein 0.00
    184. Kiribati 0.00
    185. Tuvalu 0.00
    186. Marshall Islands 0.00
    187. Seychelles 0.00
    188. Micronesia 0.00
    189. Monaco 0.00
    190. Montenegro 0.00
    191. Nauru 0.00
    192. San Marino 0.00
    193. Palau 0.00
    194. South Sudan 0.00
    2012 Ranking
    1. Malawi 1.04
    2. Burma (Myanmar) 1.03
    3. Burundi 1.02
    4. Rwanda 1.01
    5. Togo 0.99
    6. Tanzania 0.98
    7. Laos 0.97
    8. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.97
    9. Madagascar 0.96
    10. Uganda 0.96
    11. Sierra Leone 0.95
    12. Papua New Guinea 0.95
    13. Ghana 0.94
    14. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.94
    15. Zimbabwe 0.93
    16. Namibia 0.92
    17. Netherlands 0.92
    18. Iceland 0.91
    19. Cambodia 0.91
    20. Azerbaijan 0.91
    21. Liberia 0.90
    22. Eritrea 0.89
    23. Vietnam 0.89
    24. Norway 0.89
    25. Sweden 0.88
    26. Botswana 0.88
    27. Denmark 0.88
    28. Ethiopia 0.88
    29. Bahamas 0.87
    30. Equatorial Guinea 0.87
    31. Kazakhstan 0.87
    32. Finland 0.87
    33. Gambia 0.87
    34. Guinea Bissau 0.87
    35. Canada 0.87
    36. Bhutan 0.86
    37. Benin 0.86
    38. Gabon 0.86
    39. Nepal 0.86
    40. Barbados 0.86
    41. Kenya 0.86
    42. Burkina Faso 0.86
    43. Haiti 0.86
    44. Moldova 0.86
    45. Zambia 0.85
    46. Central African Republic 0.85
    47. Lithuania 0.84
    48. New Zealand 0.84
    49. Guinea 0.84
    50. Israel 0.84
    51. Cameroon 0.83
    52. Saint Lucia 0.82
    53. Slovenia 0.82
    54. Portugal 0.82
    55. France 0.82
    56. Angola 0.82
    57. United States 0.82
    58. Australia 0.82
    59. China 0.82
    60. Estonia 0.82
    61. Mongolia 0.82
    62. Switzerland 0.81
    63. Bulgaria 0.81
    64. Latvia 0.81
    65. United Kingdom 0.81
    66. Chad 0.81
    67. Peru 0.81
    68. Austria 0.81
    69. Germany 0.81
    70. Lesotho 0.80
    71. Russia 0.80
    72. Thailand 0.80
    73. Belarus 0.80
    74. Ukraine 0.80
    75. Bolivia 0.79
    76. Spain 0.79
    77. Belgium 0.79
    78. Jamaica 0.79
    79. Cyprus 0.79
    80. Luxembourg 0.78
    81. Ireland 0.78
    82. Vanuatu 0.77
    83. Croatia 0.77
    84. Tajikistan 0.76
    85. Singapore 0.76
    86. Hong Kong 0.76
    87. Nigeria 0.76
    88. Poland 0.76
    89. Georgia 0.75
    90. Romania 0.75
    91. Morocco 0.75
    92. Senegal 0.75
    93. Hungary 0.75
    94. Slovakia 0.74
    95. Czech Republic 0.74
    96. South Africa 0.74
    97. Brazil 0.74
    98. Maldives 0.73
    99. Uruguay 0.72
    100. Tonga 0.72
    101. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.71
    102. Greece 0.71
    103. Kyrgyzstan 0.71
    104. Armenia 0.70
    105. Trinidad and Tobago 0.70
    106. Brunei 0.70
    107. Colombia 0.70
    108. South Korea 0.69
    109. Albania 0.69
    110. Japan 0.68
    111. Bangladesh 0.68
    112. Solomon Islands 0.68
    113. Italy 0.66
    114. Ecuador 0.66
    115. Chile 0.66
    116. Paraguay 0.65
    117. Dominican Republic 0.65
    118. Venezuela 0.64
    119. Philippines 0.64
    120. Ivory Coast 0.64
    121. Uzbekistan 0.64
    122. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.64
    123. Argentina 0.63
    124. Mali 0.62
    125. Cuba 0.62
    126. Swaziland 0.61
    127. Cape Verde 0.61
    128. Turkmenistan 0.61
    129. Indonesia 0.61
    130. El Salvador 0.60
    131. Panama 0.60
    132. Belize 0.60
    133. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.60
    134. Malaysia 0.59
    135. Nicaragua 0.59
    136. Suriname 0.59
    137. Costa Rica 0.59
    138. Mauritius 0.59
    139. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.58
    140. Malta 0.57
    141. Mexico 0.56
    142. Guatemala 0.56
    143. Djibouti 0.54
    144. Qatar 0.53
    145. Kuwait 0.52
    146. Guyana 0.52
    147. Fiji 0.52
    148. Honduras 0.51
    149. United Arab Emirates 0.51
    150. Somalia 0.49
    151. Timor Leste 0.48
    152. Sri Lanka 0.46
    153. Bahrain 0.45
    154. Niger 0.44
    155. Comoros 0.44
    156. Turkey 0.42
    157. Sudan 0.41
    158. Samoa 0.40
    159. Libya 0.39
    160. Mauritania 0.36
    161. Tunisia 0.36
    162. India 0.36
    163. Yemen 0.35
    164. Oman 0.35
    165. Mozambique 0.35
    166. Lebanon 0.32
    167. Egypt 0.32
    168. Pakistan 0.29
    169. Saudi Arabia 0.24
    170. Jordan 0.23
    171. West Bank and Gaza 0.23
    172. Iran 0.22
    173. Iraq 0.21
    174. Algeria 0.21
    175. Afghanistan 0.20
    176. Syria 0.18
    177. Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
    178. Dominica 0.00
    179. Grenada 0.00
    180. Andorra 0.00
    181. Seychelles 0.00
    182. Kiribati 0.00
    183. Tuvalu 0.00
    184. Liechtenstein 0.00
    185. South Sudan 0.00
    186. Micronesia 0.00
    187. Monaco 0.00
    188. Montenegro 0.00
    189. Nauru 0.00
    190. Palau 0.00
    191. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.00
    192. San Marino 0.00
    193. Serbia 0.00
    194. Marshall Islands 0.00

    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