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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Employment rate of women 2009

% of female population (15-64)

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2009

 Employment rate of women
 % of female population (15-64)
 
 
 
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Australia
61.7
 
62.0
 
63.0
 
63.0
 
64.6
 
65.5
 
66.1
 
66.7
 
 
Austria
59.9
 
61.2
 
61.6
 
60.7
 
62.0
 
63.5
 
64.4
 
65.8
 
 
Belgium
50.7
 
51.1
 
51.4
 
53.0
 
54.1
 
53.6
 
54.9
 
55.7
 
 
Canada
65.9
 
67.0
 
67.9
 
68.4
 
68.3
 
69.0
 
70.1
 
70.1
 
 
Czech Republic
57.0
 
57.1
 
56.3
 
56.0
 
56.3
 
56.8
 
57.3
 
57.6
 
 
Denmark
71.4
 
72.6
 
70.5
 
72.0
 
70.8
 
73.2
 
73.3
 
74.4
 
 
Finland
65.4
 
66.1
 
65.7
 
65.5
 
66.5
 
67.3
 
68.5
 
69.0
 
 
France
55.2
 
55.8
 
57.6
 
57.7
 
58.0
 
58.2
 
59.4
 
60.1
 
 
Germany
58.7
 
58.8
 
58.7
 
59.2
 
59.6
 
61.4
 
63.2
 
64.3
 
 
Greece
41.2
 
43.1
 
44.5
 
45.5
 
46.2
 
47.5
 
48.1
 
49.0
 
 
Hungary
49.8
 
49.8
 
50.9
 
50.7
 
51.0
 
51.2
 
50.9
 
50.6
 
 
Iceland
81.1
 
79.8
 
81.2
 
79.4
 
81.2
 
81.6
 
81.7
 
80.3
 
 
Ireland
54.0
 
55.0
 
55.2
 
55.6
 
57.9
 
58.7
 
60.3
 
60.5
 
 
Italy
41.1
 
42.0
 
42.7
 
45.2
 
45.3
 
46.3
 
46.6
 
47.2
 
 
Japan
57.0
 
56.5
 
56.8
 
57.4
 
58.1
 
58.8
 
59.5
 
59.7
 
 
Korea
50.9
 
52.0
 
51.1
 
52.2
 
52.5
 
53.1
 
53.2
 
53.2
 
 
Luxembourg
50.8
 
51.5
 
50.9
 
51.9
 
53.7
 
54.6
 
54.5
 
55.8
 
 
Mexico
39.0
 
39.5
 
39.1
 
40.9
 
41.6
 
42.9
 
43.6
 
41.4
 
 
Netherlands
64.1
 
64.8
 
64.7
 
64.1
 
64.8
 
66.4
 
68.5
 
70.2
 
 
New Zealand
64.8
 
65.3
 
65.7
 
66.5
 
68.0
 
68.4
 
69.0
 
69.0
 
 
Norway
73.8
 
73.9
 
72.7
 
72.7
 
72.0
 
72.3
 
74.0
 
75.4
 
 
Poland
47.8
 
46.4
 
46.2
 
46.4
 
47.0
 
48.2
 
50.6
 
52.4
 
 
Portugal
61.0
 
60.8
 
60.6
 
61.7
 
61.7
 
62.0
 
61.9
 
62.5
 
 
Slovak Republic
51.8
 
51.4
 
52.2
 
50.9
 
50.9
 
51.9
 
53.0
 
54.6
 
 
Spain
43.8
 
44.9
 
46.8
 
49.0
 
51.9
 
54.0
 
55.5
 
55.7
 
 
Sweden
73.5
 
73.4
 
72.8
 
71.8
 
71.8
 
72.1
 
73.2
 
73.2
 
 
Switzerland
70.7
 
71.5
 
70.7
 
70.3
 
70.4
 
71.1
 
71.6
 
73.5
 
 
Turkey
26.3
 
26.6
 
25.2
 
24.3
 
23.7
 
23.8
 
22.8
 
23.5
 
 
United Kingdom
66.0
 
66.3
 
66.4
 
66.6
 
66.7
 
66.8
 
66.3
 
66.9
 
 
United States
67.1
 
66.1
 
65.7
 
65.4
 
65.6
 
66.1
 
65.9
 
65.5
 
 
OECD-Total
55.3
 
55.3
 
55.3
 
55.7
 
56.1
 
56.9
 
57.5
 
57.5
 
Last updated: 27 August 2009
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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