Wage and salaried women workers

percent of females employed, 1976–2016

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Country19761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania33.7134.3434.9630.0436.8940.8442.57
Algeria57.7161.7565.7949.7652.4255.0857.7460.4063.0565.7168.3771.0373.6940.82
American Samoa98.51
Argentina74.3475.0575.5275.8776.4076.1378.0678.5678.6379.0480.1980.4680.7380.4879.7780.0580.6281.1479.87
Armenia53.0851.9452.7150.3351.5753.2552.0654.5957.12
Aruba95.1794.7594.3393.9193.8293.7393.6493.5593.4693.3793.4493.5093.5793.6393.7093.7693.8393.3992.9592.51
Australia88.4184.6184.6684.3784.4784.7384.9184.4185.0785.5885.4185.3085.2085.6285.9085.6786.3886.7486.5986.9086.7087.0387.3287.7587.4187.4087.36
Austria84.6185.3185.8186.2486.1585.9285.7386.7186.9086.9187.4987.7487.8988.4990.1189.6089.4788.5388.9088.8588.7989.3289.5289.4589.4889.62
Azerbaijan52.5733.1833.7733.8332.7136.9628.9028.3828.5728.9429.1528.5027.36
Bahamas90.4692.3387.1181.89
Bahrain98.9098.8398.7598.6898.6098.5398.4698.3898.3198.2398.1698.0998.0297.9497.8797.8097.7397.6597.5897.51
Bangladesh8.698.608.528.438.3410.0111.6813.3512.5211.6911.1310.5710.009.448.8849.21
Barbados89.9690.2189.1891.0790.3690.3491.8090.6390.4891.1389.5089.3689.2189.0788.9388.7888.6488.5088.3588.21
Belarus94.88
Belgium80.7778.4579.4780.9182.7383.3682.4582.9684.6583.6084.0484.6783.6384.1684.9484.9983.9986.2386.9786.5287.2688.3387.7488.1988.4689.2388.7289.2189.5289.5189.2989.1488.92
Belize76.3475.1774.7575.0770.5672.3371.4871.8972.3072.7173.1273.5373.9474.3874.8375.2775.7276.1676.6077.0577.4977.9478.38
Benin4.02
Bermuda91.4990.4988.6086.70
Bhutan17.9717.0416.1115.1714.2422.9716.7415.2715.6315.9815.86
Bolivia45.2648.4246.8445.4747.2843.8042.0539.9239.1329.0819.0220.0019.5420.2020.2020.2020.9523.6122.7427.9133.0732.9732.8633.7834.6932.10
Bosnia and Herzegovina73.1473.6372.5670.4472.0374.2672.3375.9077.7278.20
Botswana74.8471.3867.9181.9376.9571.9667.5163.0558.6060.2661.9263.5765.2366.3867.5468.69
Brazil73.5264.9364.4064.8565.5164.7966.0067.2468.2169.1870.6872.1772.6972.9971.54
British Virgin Islands91.09
Brunei96.11
Bulgaria86.6187.6587.5187.3887.2088.7789.9590.6090.1890.1889.9190.6091.1990.9390.6791.18
Burkina Faso3.48
Burundi3.11
Cape Verde33.01
Cambodia5.276.978.6710.3712.0713.6014.7915.9717.1618.3419.5320.7121.9023.0824.2732.0839.8839.5939.30
Cameroon5.656.256.857.458.058.658.939.229.509.7810.0710.3510.6310.9211.20
Canada91.3991.1690.9690.8290.9991.1290.5590.2690.0389.6390.4290.3390.2290.1990.1389.9489.4188.8088.5688.3887.7786.7886.6787.0987.6688.8188.4988.5988.7188.5188.6088.5688.5988.1188.4588.5188.5288.2188.3188.0788.25
Cayman Islands93.4594.6894.6395.1495.6594.4394.9794.9692.4895.92
Chile75.2474.3372.7574.2374.8673.3473.2273.1871.8974.5773.6874.4074.3563.0362.5262.8564.6964.7365.3665.12
Colombia71.6872.8373.9070.9771.5470.0467.2665.3765.4151.6353.8350.4551.8952.5662.9756.4551.3748.7247.5646.2546.5347.9049.7350.33
Costa Rica80.4279.0678.6477.6674.8478.5776.1576.2475.7077.6874.3075.7674.6776.6271.3171.2071.0870.6373.1473.7476.1275.4177.5279.6278.8979.7678.3578.9478.9980.73
Ivory Coast8.63
Croatia72.2175.0076.8076.7177.9979.1478.3877.1576.8875.6878.7580.9480.8080.9578.7979.0081.9184.5487.6587.81
Cuba91.8992.5192.1991.8791.2991.4791.4291.7191.2791.5791.8192.0293.5193.3696.2996.1685.6687.1684.7477.91
Cyprus83.5384.0384.1284.3084.3183.9485.1786.8387.1385.9787.0187.9489.0088.5187.5788.37
Czech Republic93.7993.2491.9592.0892.0290.9990.3190.0589.6389.5288.2988.9489.5989.1489.4589.3788.6087.8487.1186.5686.4887.1587.22
Denmark90.1690.7891.4491.8592.1892.9893.0492.8192.9192.8192.9892.9693.7693.9394.0993.6794.0394.2695.3094.8094.2394.8194.5894.2194.6995.0294.5994.4194.5594.4494.4194.4794.6494.06
Dominica70.4870.5570.6170.6870.7470.8170.8768.5266.1670.9075.64
Dominican Republic68.9563.1066.6669.5969.4867.5666.6364.4265.1169.7167.7367.2769.4069.8466.4267.5267.3067.2467.1865.5366.3166.8968.4454.6270.20
Ecuador46.8246.5644.8543.7042.3841.4643.6643.5843.7146.1342.9256.9657.7354.9555.0553.6752.2856.8854.4752.8251.1849.5347.8946.2448.0049.6848.6348.44
Egypt55.5560.6664.3657.2164.7567.9356.5049.2950.8453.6847.8749.0650.2452.0352.8456.2751.8551.1351.62
El Salvador41.4639.7540.6853.5154.2441.1940.0340.8342.2741.3140.4842.5442.1841.6141.0341.9942.4742.0641.40
Equatorial Guinea6.04
Estonia97.3596.7296.3595.3394.0093.6695.2394.9895.0493.7793.4993.6895.7695.7094.6594.5895.1295.2494.5095.0794.7794.6594.8194.8594.1494.3493.40
Ethiopia6.3614.2622.1630.0737.9745.876.2442.6744.6046.5248.4548.8445.5546.967.8045.67
Fiji54.8156.5858.3556.6958.8661.0356.44
Finland88.3888.6389.1489.3189.1988.9488.9988.7890.4491.1590.4391.1091.1091.0091.2591.7091.5291.5491.7691.4390.9691.0291.2091.1391.2090.6790.54
France84.3584.2485.0485.6386.1286.4987.1587.3087.5187.7788.8188.9989.2589.9890.2490.7891.0791.7292.0792.3091.8792.2392.5792.2392.6292.6592.6992.4192.2392.3492.2891.8491.7991.56
French Polynesia83.58
Gabon29.2130.9932.7734.5536.3338.1139.8941.6743.4545.2247.0048.7850.5652.3454.1255.9057.6859.46
Gambia14.62
Georgia43.4941.6436.9234.9735.9234.4134.6034.5134.5834.6634.7335.7738.6537.4637.0938.4039.0841.81
Germany86.8786.9088.4788.6889.0289.1389.7890.3092.0691.9191.6791.6391.5092.0191.8891.8492.2292.1791.4891.7191.7591.1990.5890.7590.7691.1591.5591.5791.5091.6591.8992.0192.25
Ghana11.2011.8712.5313.20
Greece44.6945.1646.0146.1546.7148.7650.1551.9954.6854.1155.1054.8156.2356.3157.6258.7060.7061.0564.2464.7064.8768.3368.2368.3869.3469.3069.4568.9668.5868.6068.0969.5770.39
Grenada72.9874.0875.17
Guatemala25.5927.7129.8331.9534.0836.2038.3240.4442.5653.6341.5046.5349.5847.01
Haiti21.1920.3419.4818.6317.7816.9216.0715.2214.3713.5112.6611.8110.9510.10
Honduras47.8147.6747.5844.4347.4150.3847.6044.7450.0352.5846.8546.0445.5545.0744.5844.1043.6143.1242.6442.15
Hong Kong94.6994.7394.7695.0195.1495.1994.5894.9794.2493.5393.2592.9993.3093.4493.9093.7993.7594.6594.2794.3394.4094.7794.70
Hungary83.6586.2986.9987.0187.2687.4788.3388.7489.4989.7089.9390.7689.6890.2090.9190.7891.4490.8291.0691.4691.2891.7791.8091.84
Iceland87.9888.3489.2689.7289.5889.0588.4388.4888.6088.6890.3390.5492.2291.1391.2191.8891.9492.2092.6591.1591.0089.6791.2092.1592.5692.49
Indonesia29.3028.8227.5928.2828.9829.6730.3631.0531.7532.4433.1333.8234.5235.2135.90
Iran53.7052.6651.6150.5749.5348.4847.4446.3945.3544.3143.2642.2246.8246.6350.2751.9653.6555.3357.0256.05
Ireland85.8087.2886.0289.0488.6188.8488.8488.5089.5689.3189.0789.9390.2390.3390.4790.3590.8090.9291.8592.3592.2292.2092.8793.2892.7992.4792.5492.3992.5892.5591.7891.9591.78
Isle of Man92.27
Israel89.8889.7290.3490.6990.2090.7291.4891.3591.1891.5891.8091.4191.7892.0091.8091.9891.6791.2891.0490.8890.98
Italy73.6672.3173.5773.7973.5973.9474.9176.1075.8175.2475.9775.9475.8776.2876.6677.2477.4978.0878.4778.9379.1177.7979.4779.5879.9780.6981.5181.4781.7281.6781.7581.5481.68
Jamaica65.4265.5364.7264.8465.2667.7167.5265.8066.7466.1068.4366.59
Japan72.3274.0075.3776.9777.8178.3579.3379.8179.9780.4081.4082.4683.3183.8384.2184.6685.8686.3987.0587.6088.1588.6688.8189.0889.2689.8390.36
Jordan96.20
Kazakhstan54.0756.2857.6860.2461.7763.3164.2764.8165.0465.3866.5468.4570.1672.2574.34
Kiribati96.4195.6794.9394.1893.4492.7082.3672.0261.6951.3541.01
South Korea56.8158.9558.9958.3159.2959.5659.9460.2358.6560.2761.5562.3863.4965.5566.6167.0967.7268.7669.5671.1872.9373.6074.0174.7275.44
Kosovo78.6679.25
Kuwait99.54
Kyrgyzstan44.0646.3948.7249.8651.7553.6155.4757.3358.6958.1158.8254.9254.6857.32
Laos10.85
Latvia87.4081.7483.7884.1986.3686.6288.6789.0887.2990.2190.0691.0992.5091.2490.5990.8891.0090.6391.2090.49
Lebanon83.4982.8582.2181.57
Lesotho38.2438.7939.3339.8840.4240.9741.5242.0642.6143.1543.7036.7929.8735.2340.6045.9651.3256.6962.0567.4172.7878.14
Liberia8.56
Lithuania83.1982.7183.3184.0982.2382.1084.3385.1985.1188.3291.0790.6591.2091.2491.0590.3489.7589.97
Luxembourg85.6986.3887.8988.0887.9589.1189.3889.3789.1289.9189.5188.6689.6092.1291.9592.8991.4892.6194.1194.5592.8793.2492.9693.5493.9693.6093.1693.0392.6091.7291.7092.5690.79
Macau92.9893.7694.0893.1491.9792.6793.5093.0092.4093.4693.7794.6495.2295.1895.5395.5595.8096.0995.7895.85
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)81.2882.5780.1277.7075.7369.7971.5374.1580.4975.8774.4476.9374.8876.4675.1775.7376.4974.9378.2478.66
Madagascar10.4810.6310.7910.9411.0911.2511.4011.5511.7011.8612.0111.4110.809.989.178.357.546.727.528.328.228.118.01
Malaysia70.7671.3171.8572.4072.9471.7973.8674.9475.5176.4376.8377.2677.4976.7578.4778.1377.3178.8878.3078.6079.8477.0174.6274.9472.95
Maldives37.1238.4939.8541.2242.5843.9540.9237.8934.8631.8328.8031.5034.1936.8939.5842.2844.9750.6656.3562.0467.73
Mali11.388.806.223.64
Malta94.5595.1594.9291.5094.3193.8494.1992.8493.7293.2893.8094.0093.7493.8493.1692.97
Marshall Islands67.57
Mauritius91.0889.9788.8687.7686.6585.5486.6187.6788.7489.8090.8789.3787.8686.3684.8584.1383.9183.2483.7684.1183.5185.1083.7383.7983.8583.91
Mexico79.6461.5560.6658.4257.3859.1260.9258.5661.4561.9664.6064.2863.2163.1362.6964.5465.2565.1465.1465.2565.6465.2964.9466.1868.5367.1967.44
Moldova65.7861.8959.0158.9365.0564.5664.0868.8169.6771.0174.6775.2575.0375.1372.9472.3670.78
Mongolia43.5743.5743.5643.5643.5543.5543.5443.5443.5343.5346.8446.4449.4251.7652.6751.61
Montenegro85.4586.0086.5687.1187.6688.2288.7787.5086.5185.5384.54
Morocco52.7256.2259.7163.2166.7170.2073.7076.2633.3733.5931.3831.6433.3534.1333.9733.9534.9133.5333.94
Namibia56.1159.2962.4865.6668.8467.2365.6264.0162.4160.8059.1957.5855.9754.80
Nepal12.76
Netherlands88.2888.9289.5687.7685.9687.7087.7686.6288.4090.0489.8088.9688.7189.7089.5990.3690.2590.2390.2390.4991.3990.3790.2690.1089.9589.9389.5288.5488.4488.3187.7687.3386.64
New Caledonia89.09
New Zealand87.2487.2287.0686.7786.5285.5184.9584.9784.5484.4484.9085.9685.8185.1585.1586.0786.7486.8686.3886.5587.3387.2487.3588.0888.0087.2887.4688.3188.1388.3585.54
Nicaragua48.3850.5650.5151.73
Norway92.4593.2193.4393.3593.5693.3594.1794.7894.6195.0295.1494.6095.4395.2395.5695.3595.1195.3695.5495.1395.6095.9595.8895.5995.6395.3795.45
Oman91.2791.5191.7491.9890.9589.9188.8887.8488.5989.3390.0890.8291.5792.3193.0693.8094.5595.29
Pakistan24.7924.8233.0624.9124.9233.1133.1037.1237.1231.2131.2225.6824.6122.14
Panama83.3884.7584.3183.1984.2981.5778.1180.1281.2582.3783.5083.9683.0080.4379.8578.9677.3177.0179.3479.3475.2674.9274.8471.9472.4574.6073.1566.9469.8274.2271.2870.4870.70
Paraguay46.8149.1747.6250.4451.7248.5454.9354.7955.40
Peru36.1132.7236.1935.7132.5733.2460.9858.3857.5858.0059.7659.7161.6132.7833.6236.0337.6637.8438.5939.34
Philippines49.2248.7750.7748.6047.9049.3151.0149.8850.3651.3351.4451.9853.0653.2754.5955.8955.2956.88
Poland71.0070.1270.7572.2972.4873.2474.6275.8774.9674.1874.5976.3376.2276.9178.2479.0979.6079.9279.9280.1980.8281.5682.2782.37
Portugal66.1764.9067.0668.5369.8967.8875.8475.0374.1574.5573.7472.9172.1873.1973.9573.9174.4074.2976.1375.8676.8277.1377.3878.5279.5982.7682.3482.5685.1486.0986.61
Puerto Rico91.8492.1592.4693.0092.2692.1792.2492.3492.4792.6892.9591.6892.3891.8192.0491.4090.7892.0092.0292.0492.0692.0792.0992.1192.13
Qatar99.9199.9099.9099.8999.8999.8899.8899.8799.7799.6799.5899.4899.3899.2899.1999.0998.9999.3099.61
Romania67.9163.2557.4057.7356.8653.4757.1954.6253.7952.3651.5151.5158.5559.0765.7865.1867.0666.5867.6567.5365.6166.7166.6167.3068.2572.24
Russia94.3694.7294.4794.3994.7096.1496.2889.3590.3492.2892.5793.2893.0992.7393.0993.3193.3393.2993.9593.7493.9693.6093.7593.73
Rwanda3.263.393.523.653.773.904.034.785.536.287.037.788.529.2710.0210.7711.52
Samoa100.0098.3696.7395.0993.4691.8290.1988.5586.9285.2883.6482.0180.3778.7477.1075.4773.8372.1970.5668.9267.2965.6564.0262.3860.7559.1157.7156.3154.9053.5052.1053.9555.8057.6559.5061.3563.2063.2063.20
San Marino82.5883.5384.3485.3686.4088.6290.8391.0491.2291.8791.8892.3092.8593.2193.4893.54
Saint Thomas and Principe68.9566.5264.0961.6659.2356.8054.3851.9549.5247.0944.6642.2339.8039.8039.8065.02
Saudi Arabia97.1297.5597.9898.4098.8398.5998.56
Senegal13.89
Serbia73.9973.8977.6276.7967.9570.5871.1473.5673.9371.6771.3575.25
Seychelles91.8091.8191.8291.8291.83
Sierra Leone3.66
Singapore89.8189.2991.1091.2791.8692.4592.4792.9192.3993.5091.8991.8191.7190.4894.2190.5790.6390.5190.3690.1289.8889.9390.0789.9089.7489.5789.2489.5490.0290.79
Slovakia96.6096.2196.4696.1596.0595.4195.4194.8795.3694.0892.2892.4191.9791.9491.8390.2090.6290.2690.0790.2490.0689.68
Slovenia87.8585.3985.8286.7283.6283.9584.5886.9486.0987.0488.9986.9487.3586.6986.7688.7287.1685.9886.5787.2186.4183.9986.53
South Africa80.5480.7678.5678.3980.5284.2285.6085.5685.9786.9987.3988.1887.93
Spain67.7066.8868.8071.2073.2274.4674.3274.8775.9476.5877.5379.0680.0482.0483.1983.4084.7585.5685.8085.6586.3186.6586.8187.3687.7087.7887.2286.8687.0187.1687.24
Sri Lanka65.6064.2063.2063.9061.8355.2057.1055.5060.0658.8059.0060.6058.2054.7755.0954.7354.8554.2953.1556.0753.9954.74
Saint Lucia71.7272.3268.4072.3572.3872.4170.60
Suriname84.7085.9483.2886.7981.0775.3569.6363.9258.2052.4846.7641.0435.3229.6023.8818.1712.456.731.011.61
Sweden94.5994.7294.5594.8494.9594.8794.1793.6793.1393.3093.4193.3893.5894.1394.2394.3194.5794.4294.2394.2494.1994.0893.7893.5694.0094.0793.7893.8093.77
Switzerland87.9887.5686.9586.9788.0284.4483.8384.4184.5884.7885.6385.7785.3086.8786.5886.5086.0786.7887.0687.1686.8486.9487.0487.1987.6687.81
Syria46.6451.2155.7760.3464.9069.4768.9371.9178.3375.8783.04
Tajikistan58.48
Tanzania3.974.354.725.105.485.866.236.616.997.367.749.2210.709.33
Thailand25.3624.4924.4625.5628.0328.2031.4231.7132.4534.2235.1735.2837.5238.8239.9439.3440.1642.9442.7242.8642.4342.5743.3543.1641.3540.7640.7245.18
Timor Leste20.25
Tonga40.23
Trinidad and Tobago73.6073.2674.7577.3077.1476.9576.1975.8677.1478.4877.6280.1579.3680.1380.0182.3682.5683.9883.0383.3683.6984.0284.3584.3384.1583.9683.7884.2684.32
Tunisia58.6360.7162.8064.8866.9769.0569.6670.2870.8971.5072.1272.7373.3473.9674.5775.1975.8076.4177.0377.6478.2578.8779.4880.20
Turkey21.6420.1123.2927.6725.3526.0226.3729.9930.8329.3035.2933.2236.9838.1339.2743.8250.7752.4453.1151.0950.7351.6454.2856.5860.2361.81
Turks and Caicos92.0393.0594.0896.0796.1397.09
Tuvalu97.51
Uganda11.9612.3112.6613.0113.36
Ukraine88.2887.2281.0080.1490.8989.2488.8687.4587.3583.7680.6279.9979.5080.7480.8780.4479.9380.4980.3585.8986.15
United Arab Emirates98.6998.7998.8898.98
United Kingdom93.8493.3093.1193.2392.3192.3292.0491.8292.0291.7491.7591.7391.9592.0291.9592.0992.2392.0692.4792.4492.0492.0192.0791.7891.5991.6591.2690.7390.5490.0089.8589.2489.35
United States93.5493.3393.3693.2793.2793.2493.0092.8993.0393.2493.5093.4093.2393.2093.2693.1793.6293.6292.9293.0793.1493.2693.5793.8093.7093.7893.9593.8793.9194.0694.0494.1694.4394.3494.4094.4894.3894.4094.6194.7194.81
Uruguay77.3975.7971.2376.3776.2076.0373.1872.6972.7972.8973.4973.9975.2575.5376.13
Vanuatu22.68
Venezuela70.7467.9365.1765.6959.5358.9858.0657.0058.2257.9861.8462.9964.9360.6565.6160.0060.3060.6763.0363.47
Vietnam13.5415.0317.7815.2515.1117.0716.9017.8621.1522.1423.1424.1325.1326.1227.1128.1129.1029.4330.6034.25
West Bank and Gaza58.0057.8058.9056.8055.9064.2061.1354.8956.7556.4854.9952.1661.0862.3163.5464.7763.2164.8965.8866.87
Yemen13.82
Zambia14.7314.1613.5813.0112.4411.8711.2910.7210.159.579.00
Zimbabwe18.2019.5720.9422.3122.7023.0923.1123.1323.1522.4121.6720.9420.2019.4618.7217.9917.2516.5124.1320.5216.90

Wage and salaried workers, female (percentage of females employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as paid employment jobs, where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

Source: World Bank