Share of female employees in non-agricultural wage employment, by region 2015

Share of female employees in non-agricultural wage employment worldwide in 2015*, by region

Share of female employees in non-agricultural wage employment, by region 2015 This statistic shows the share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector in various regions across the world in 2015. In 2015, it is projected that 48 out of every 100 wage-earning jobs in the non-agricultural sector were held by women in developed regions.
Show more

Share of female employees in non-agricultural wage employment worldwide in 2015*, by region

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
RegionPercentage of employees
Northern Africa19%
Southern Asia21%
Western Asia21%
Sub-Saharan Africa34%
Oceania39%
South-Eastern Asia39%
Eastern Asia43%
Latin America & the Caribbean45%
Caucasus & Central Asia44%
Developed regions48%
World41%
RegionPercentage of employees
Northern Africa19%
Southern Asia21%
Western Asia21%
Sub-Saharan Africa34%
Oceania39%
South-Eastern Asia39%
Eastern Asia43%
Latin America & the Caribbean45%
Caucasus & Central Asia44%
Developed regions48%
World41%
Download Settings Share
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
This statistic shows the share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector in various regions across the world in 2015. In 2015, it is projected that 48 out of every 100 wage-earning jobs in the non-agricultural sector were held by women in developed regions.
Show more
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Women in the U.S."
  • Overview
  • Women and career
  • Mothers
  • Women and relationships
  • Women as consumers
  • Women's hobbies and leisure activities
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.