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16 July 2013
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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2013

Employment rate of women
% of female population (15-64)
‌‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
64.6
 
65.5
 
66.1
 
66.7
 
66.3
 
66.2
 
66.7
 
66.6
 
Austria
62.0
 
63.5
 
64.4
 
65.8
 
66.4
 
66.4
 
66.5
 
67.3
 
Belgium
53.8
 
54.0
 
55.3
 
56.2
 
56.0
 
56.5
 
56.7
 
56.8
 
Canada
68.2
 
68.8
 
69.9
 
70.1
 
69.0
 
68.8
 
68.9
 
69.2
 
Chile
38.0
 
39.2
 
40.4
 
42.1
 
42.2
 
46.7
 
49.1
 
50.2
 
Czech Republic
56.3
 
56.8
 
57.3
 
57.6
 
56.7
 
56.3
 
57.2
 
58.2
 
Denmark
71.9
 
73.4
 
73.2
 
74.1
 
72.7
 
71.1
 
70.4
 
70.0
 
Estonia
61.9
 
65.1
 
65.7
 
66.3
 
63.0
 
60.5
 
62.7
 
64.6
 
Finland
66.5
 
67.3
 
68.5
 
69.0
 
67.9
 
66.9
 
67.5
 
68.2
 
France
58.4
 
58.6
 
59.6
 
60.2
 
59.8
 
59.7
 
59.7
 
60.0
 
Germany
59.6
 
61.4
 
63.2
 
64.3
 
65.2
 
66.1
 
67.7
 
68.0
 
Greece
46.1
 
47.4
 
47.9
 
48.7
 
48.9
 
48.1
 
45.1
 
41.9
 
Hungary
51.0
 
51.2
 
50.9
 
50.6
 
49.9
 
50.6
 
50.6
 
52.1
 
Iceland
81.2
 
81.6
 
81.7
 
80.3
 
77.2
 
77.0
 
77.3
 
78.5
 
Ireland
58.2
 
59.0
 
60.6
 
60.4
 
57.6
 
56.0
 
55.6
 
55.2
 
Israel 1
52.5
 
53.3
 
54.6
 
55.6
 
55.9
 
56.9
 
57.5
 
62.4
 
Italy
45.3
 
46.3
 
46.6
 
47.2
 
47.0
 
46.8
 
47.2
 
47.8
 
Japan
58.1
 
58.8
 
59.5
 
59.7
 
59.8
 
60.1
 
60.3
 
60.7
 
Korea
52.5
 
53.1
 
53.2
 
53.2
 
52.2
 
52.6
 
53.1
 
53.5
 
Luxembourg
53.7
 
54.6
 
56.1
 
55.1
 
57.0
 
57.2
 
56.9
 
59.0
 
Mexico
41.6
 
42.9
 
43.6
 
44.1
 
43.0
 
43.8
 
43.4
 
45.3
 
Netherlands
64.1
 
65.4
 
67.5
 
69.3
 
69.6
 
69.4
 
69.9
 
70.4
 
New Zealand
67.6
 
68.2
 
68.7
 
68.7
 
67.4
 
66.7
 
67.2
 
67.0
 
Norway
72.0
 
72.3
 
74.0
 
75.4
 
74.4
 
73.3
 
73.4
 
73.8
 
Poland
47.0
 
48.2
 
50.6
 
52.4
 
52.8
 
52.6
 
52.7
 
53.1
 
Portugal
61.7
 
62.0
 
61.9
 
62.5
 
61.6
 
61.1
 
60.4
 
58.7
 
Slovak Republic
50.9
 
51.9
 
53.0
 
54.6
 
52.8
 
52.3
 
52.7
 
52.7
 
Slovenia
61.3
 
61.8
 
62.6
 
64.2
 
63.8
 
62.6
 
60.9
 
60.5
 
Spain
51.9
 
54.0
 
55.5
 
55.7
 
53.5
 
53.0
 
52.8
 
51.3
 
Sweden
71.8
 
72.1
 
71.8
 
71.9
 
70.2
 
69.7
 
71.3
 
71.8
 
Switzerland
70.4
 
71.1
 
71.6
 
73.5
 
73.6
 
72.5
 
73.3
 
73.6
 
Turkey
22.3
 
22.7
 
22.8
 
23.5
 
24.2
 
26.2
 
27.8
 
28.7
 
United Kingdom
66.6
 
66.8
 
66.3
 
66.8
 
65.6
 
65.3
 
65.3
 
65.7
 
United States
65.6
 
66.1
 
65.9
 
65.5
 
63.4
 
62.4
 
62.0
 
62.2
 
OECD-Total
55.9
 
56.7
 
57.2
 
57.6
 
56.7
 
56.7
 
56.8
 
57.2
 
Last updated: 16 July 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
 

This table includes employment rate of women as percentage of female population (15-64). The table is part of the key table collection on employment and labour markets.

Years covered:
2004-2011

Countries covered

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden