USA: Female labor force participation

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

USA: Female labor force participation rate

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1990 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 57.65 percent with a minumum of 55.87 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 59.06 percent in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The female labor force participation rate is the percent of the female population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.