Ratio of Female to Male Unemployment Rates

The ratio of female unemployment rate over the male rate. The unemployment rate reflects the share of people in the labor force who are not currently employed but are available for and seeking employment. Data are for the most recent year available since 2018 and are from ILO.

Ratio of Female to Male Unemployment Rates

Ratio of Female to Male Unemployment Rates

Geography Ratio of Female to Male Unemployment Rates
WORLD N/A
AFRICA 1.6
NORTHERN AFRICA N/A
Algeria N/A
Egypt 2.8
Libya N/A
Morocco 1.5
Sudan N/A
Tunisia 1.8
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 1.7
Benin 1.4
Burkina Faso 1.0
Cape Verde 1.1
Cote d'Ivoire 1.6
Gambia 0.8
Ghana N/A
Guinea 1.0
GuineaBissau 0.8
Liberia N/A
Mali 1.0
Mauritania 1.8
Niger 0.7
Nigeria 2.2
Senegal 1.1
Sierra Leone 0.5
Togo 0.8
EASTERN AFRICA 1.7
Burundi 0.9
Comoros 1.2
Djibouti N/A
Eritrea N/A
Ethiopia 1.8
Kenya 2.0
Madagascar N/A
Malawi 1.4
Mauritius 1.7
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique N/A
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 1.2
Seychelles 0.7
Somalia 1.5
South Sudan N/A
Tanzania 2.0
Uganda 1.4
Zambia 1.2
Zimbabwe 1.1
MIDDLE AFRICA 0.7
Angola 1.0
Cameroon N/A
Central African Republic N/A
Chad 0.5
Congo N/A
Congo DR 0.6
Equatorial Guinea N/A
Gabon N/A
Sao Tome and Principe N/A
SOUTHERN AFRICA 1.1
Botswana 1.2
eSwatini N/A
Lesotho 1.3
Namibia 0.9
South Africa 1.1
NORTHERN AMERICA 1.0
Canada 1.0
United States 1.0
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 1.4
CENTRAL AMERICA 1.2
Belize 2.2
Costa Rica 1.7
El Salvador 1.2
Guatemala 2.1
Honduras 1.6
Mexico 1.0
Nicaragua N/A
Panama 1.1
CARIBBEAN N/A
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 0.8
Cuba N/A
Curacao 1.2
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 2.5
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti N/A
Jamaica 1.5
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 1.2
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 1.4
SOUTH AMERICA 1.4
Argentina 1.3
Bolivia 1.4
Brazil 1.5
Chile 1.1
Colombia 1.6
Ecuador 1.4
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 1.2
Paraguay 1.5
Peru 1.4
Suriname N/A
Uruguay 1.3
Venezuela 1.1
ASIA N/A
WESTERN ASIA 2.4
Armenia 0.6
Azerbaijan 1.4
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus 1.3
Georgia 0.8
Iraq 2.0
Israel 0.9
Jordan 1.4
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon 1.4
Oman 7.1
Palestinian Territory 2.0
Qatar 5.0
Saudi Arabia 5.8
Syria N/A
Turkey 1.4
United Arab Emirates 2.9
Yemen N/A
CENTRAL ASIA 1.6
Kazakhstan 1.3
Kyrgyzstan 1.1
Tajikistan N/A
Turkmenistan N/A
Uzbekistan 1.9
SOUTH ASIA 1.0
Afghanistan 1.0
Bangladesh N/A
Bhutan 1.8
India 0.8
Iran 2.0
Maldives 0.8
Nepal N/A
Pakistan 1.7
Sri Lanka 2.1
SOUTHEAST ASIA 1.1
Brunei 1.7
Cambodia 1.1
Indonesia 0.9
Laos N/A
Malaysia 1.1
Myanmar 2.1
Philippines 1.2
Singapore 1.1
Thailand 1.3
Timor Leste 1.6
Vietnam 0.9
EAST ASIA N/A
China N/A
China, Hong Kong SAR 0.7
China, Macao SAR 0.8
Japan 0.9
Korea, North N/A
Korea, South 1.1
Mongolia 0.8
Taiwan 1.0
EUROPE 1.0
NORTHERN EUROPE 0.9
Denmark 1.0
Estonia 0.9
Finland 0.9
Iceland 0.8
Ireland 1.0
Latvia 0.7
Lithuania 0.9
Norway 0.9
Sweden 1.1
United Kingdom 0.9
WESTERN EUROPE 0.9
Austria 0.9
Belgium 0.9
France 1.0
Germany 0.9
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg 1.1
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 1.2
Switzerland 1.1
EASTERN EUROPE 1.0
Belarus 0.7
Bulgaria 0.9
Czechia 1.6
Hungary 0.9
Moldova 0.6
Poland 1.0
Romania 0.8
Russia 1.1
Slovakia 1.1
Ukraine 1.1
SOUTHERN EUROPE 1.3
Albania 1.0
Andorra N/A
Bosnia Herzegovina 1.5
Croatia 1.3
Greece 1.8
Italy 1.3
Kosovo 1.3
Malta 0.8
Montenegro 0.9
North Macedonia 0.8
Portugal 1.2
San Marino N/A
Serbia 1.1
Slovenia 1.1
Spain 1.3
OCEANIA N/A
Australia 1.0
Federated States of Micronesia N/A
Fiji N/A
French Polynesia N/A
Guam N/A
Kiribati 1.0
Marshall Islands 0.6
Nauru 1.1
New Caledonia 0.9
New Zealand 1.1
Palau 1.8
Papua New Guinea N/A
Samoa N/A
Solomon Islands N/A
Tonga 1.9
Tuvalu N/A
Vanuatu 1.6
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Geography Ratio of Female to Male Unemployment Rates
WORLD N/A
AFRICA 1.6
NORTHERN AFRICA N/A
Algeria N/A
Egypt 2.8
Libya N/A
Morocco 1.5
Sudan N/A
Tunisia 1.8
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 1.7
Benin 1.4
Burkina Faso 1.0
Cape Verde 1.1
Cote d'Ivoire 1.6
Gambia 0.8
Ghana N/A
Guinea 1.0
GuineaBissau 0.8
Liberia N/A
Mali 1.0
Mauritania 1.8
Niger 0.7
Nigeria 2.2
Senegal 1.1
Sierra Leone 0.5
Togo 0.8
EASTERN AFRICA 1.7
Burundi 0.9
Comoros 1.2
Djibouti N/A
Eritrea N/A
Ethiopia 1.8
Kenya 2.0
Madagascar N/A
Malawi 1.4
Mauritius 1.7
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique N/A
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 1.2
Seychelles 0.7
Somalia 1.5
South Sudan N/A
Tanzania 2.0
Uganda 1.4
Zambia 1.2
Zimbabwe 1.1
MIDDLE AFRICA 0.7
Angola 1.0
Cameroon N/A
Central African Republic N/A
Chad 0.5
Congo N/A
Congo DR 0.6
Equatorial Guinea N/A
Gabon N/A
Sao Tome and Principe N/A
SOUTHERN AFRICA 1.1
Botswana 1.2
eSwatini N/A
Lesotho 1.3
Namibia 0.9
South Africa 1.1
NORTHERN AMERICA 1.0
Canada 1.0
United States 1.0
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 1.4
CENTRAL AMERICA 1.2
Belize 2.2
Costa Rica 1.7
El Salvador 1.2
Guatemala 2.1
Honduras 1.6
Mexico 1.0
Nicaragua N/A
Panama 1.1
CARIBBEAN N/A
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 0.8
Cuba N/A
Curacao 1.2
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 2.5
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti N/A
Jamaica 1.5
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 1.2
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 1.4
SOUTH AMERICA 1.4
Argentina 1.3
Bolivia 1.4
Brazil 1.5
Chile 1.1
Colombia 1.6
Ecuador 1.4
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 1.2
Paraguay 1.5
Peru 1.4
Suriname N/A
Uruguay 1.3
Venezuela 1.1
ASIA N/A
WESTERN ASIA 2.4
Armenia 0.6
Azerbaijan 1.4
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus 1.3
Georgia 0.8
Iraq 2.0
Israel 0.9
Jordan 1.4
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon 1.4
Oman 7.1
Palestinian Territory 2.0
Qatar 5.0
Saudi Arabia 5.8
Syria N/A
Turkey 1.4
United Arab Emirates 2.9
Yemen N/A
CENTRAL ASIA 1.6
Kazakhstan 1.3
Kyrgyzstan 1.1
Tajikistan N/A
Turkmenistan N/A
Uzbekistan 1.9
SOUTH ASIA 1.0
Afghanistan 1.0
Bangladesh N/A
Bhutan 1.8
India 0.8
Iran 2.0
Maldives 0.8
Nepal N/A
Pakistan 1.7
Sri Lanka 2.1
SOUTHEAST ASIA 1.1
Brunei 1.7
Cambodia 1.1
Indonesia 0.9
Laos N/A
Malaysia 1.1
Myanmar 2.1
Philippines 1.2
Singapore 1.1
Thailand 1.3
Timor Leste 1.6
Vietnam 0.9
EAST ASIA N/A
China N/A
China, Hong Kong SAR 0.7
China, Macao SAR 0.8
Japan 0.9
Korea, North N/A
Korea, South 1.1
Mongolia 0.8
Taiwan 1.0
EUROPE 1.0
NORTHERN EUROPE 0.9
Denmark 1.0
Estonia 0.9
Finland 0.9
Iceland 0.8
Ireland 1.0
Latvia 0.7
Lithuania 0.9
Norway 0.9
Sweden 1.1
United Kingdom 0.9
WESTERN EUROPE 0.9
Austria 0.9
Belgium 0.9
France 1.0
Germany 0.9
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg 1.1
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 1.2
Switzerland 1.1
EASTERN EUROPE 1.0
Belarus 0.7
Bulgaria 0.9
Czechia 1.6
Hungary 0.9
Moldova