Women & Work

In this series of infographics, we explore the evolution of women’s participation in the labour force across the nations of the Mediterranean. Make sure to visit regularly to see our latest infographics or stay connected through our MGI Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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Female labour force participation in the Med

Israel has the highest female labour force participation rate in the Mediterranean region

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Female labour force participation in the Med

Labour force participation among women has recorded an extraordinary increase in the Palestinian Territories, the highest in the Mediterranean region

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Female labour force participation in North Africa

The share of North African women in the labour force remains essentially the same as 30 years ago

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Female labour force participation in European Med countries

Amongst European Med countries, the participation of women in the labour market is lowest in Italy and Bosnia and Herzegovina