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Indicators to support COVID-19 country-level assessments and response plans:
#CovidData - Health workers
Health workers
Country or areaShare of women employed in human health activities (Cat. 86 - ISIC Level 2)
2010-2019 (latest available)
%
Australia and New Zealand
Australia-
Christmas Island-
Cocos (Keeling) Islands-
Heard Island and McDonald Islands-
New Zealand-
Norfolk Island-
Central and Southern Asia
Afghanistan-
Bangladesh43.0
Bhutan-
India45.3
Iran (Islamic Republic of)-
Kazakhstan-
Kyrgyzstan82.7
Maldives65.4
Nepal54.2
Pakistan29.4
Sri Lanka68.1
Tajikistan-
Turkmenistan-
Uzbekistan-
Eastern and South-Eastern Asia
Brunei Darussalam68.5
Cambodia66.0
China-
China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region-
China, Macao Special Administrative Region-
China, Taiwan Province of China-
Democratic People's Republic of Korea-
Indonesia65.8
Japan-
Lao People's Democratic Republic68.2
Malaysia-
Mongolia81.9
Myanmar66.0
Philippines64.4
Republic of Korea-
Singapore-
Thailand74.8
Timor-Leste51.7
Viet Nam63.0
Europe and Northern America
Åland Islands-
Albania-
Andorra-
Austria76.5
Belarus-
Belgium76.4
Bermuda-
Bosnia and Herzegovina68.2
Bulgaria76.9
Canada-
Channel Islands-
Croatia75.9
Czechia78.8
Denmark80.8
Estonia87.8
Faroe Islands-
Finland82.6
France74.3
Germany77.7
Gibraltar-
Greece65.2
Greenland-
Guernsey-
Holy See-
Hungary74.0
Iceland73.2
Ireland77.6
Isle of Man-
Italy64.8
Jersey-
Kosovo, under UNSC res 124454.6
Latvia88.6
Liechtenstein-
Lithuania84.3
Luxembourg71.4
Malta53.5
Monaco-
Montenegro80.9
Netherlands76.5
North Macedonia76.8
Norway76.2
Poland80.9
Portugal78.5
Republic of Moldova-
Romania77.8
Russian Federation-
Saint Pierre and Miquelon-
San Marino-
Serbia74.4
Slovakia79.8
Slovenia80.7
Spain73.6
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands-
Sweden78.3
Switzerland76.8
Ukraine-
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland77.3
United States of America76.2
Latin America and the Caribbean
Anguilla-
Antigua and Barbuda-
Argentina-
Aruba-
Bahamas-
Barbados-
Belize-
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)67.4
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba-
Brazil75.1
British Virgin Islands-
Cayman Islands-
Chile-
Colombia-
Costa Rica55.9
Cuba-
Curaçao-
Dominica-
Dominican Republic72.2
Ecuador63.6
El Salvador64.6
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)-
French Guiana-
Grenada-
Guadeloupe-
Guatemala64.5
Guyana75.0
Haiti-
Honduras73.6
Jamaica-
Martinique-
Mexico65.1
Montserrat-
Nicaragua-
Panama70.0
Paraguay-
Peru71.3
Puerto Rico-
Saint Barthélemy-
Saint Kitts and Nevis-
Saint Lucia-
Saint Martin (French Part)-
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)-
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands-
Suriname-
Trinidad and Tobago-
Turks and Caicos Islands-
United States Virgin Islands-
Uruguay74.1
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)-
Northern Africa and Western Asia
Algeria-
Armenia77.8
Azerbaijan-
Bahrain-
Cyprus67.3
Egypt57.4
Georgia80.8
Iraq-
Israel71.7
Jordan-
Kuwait-
Lebanon-
Libya-
Morocco-
Oman-
Qatar-
Saudi Arabia-
State of Palestine37.6
Sudan47.5
Syrian Arab Republic-
Tunisia-
Turkey59.6
United Arab Emirates47.1
Western Sahara-
Yemen-
Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand
American Samoa-
Cook Islands-
Fiji71.7
French Polynesia-
Guam-
Kiribati75.0
Marshall Islands-
Micronesia (Federated States of)58.3
Nauru-
New Caledonia-
Niue-
Northern Mariana Islands-
Palau75.0
Papua New Guinea-
Pitcairn-
Samoa57.1
Solomon Islands51.5
Tokelau-
Tonga75.0
Tuvalu-
United States Minor Outlying Islands-
Vanuatu50.0
Wallis and Futuna Islands-
Sub-Saharan Africa
Angola-
Benin-
Botswana-
British Indian Ocean Territory-
Burkina Faso-
Burundi36.7
Cabo Verde-
Cameroon-
Central African Republic-
Chad-
Comoros65.6
Congo-
Côte d'Ivoire59.3
Democratic Republic of the Congo-
Djibouti-
Equatorial Guinea-
Eritrea-
Eswatini48.5
Ethiopia52.3
French Southern and Antarctic Territories-
Gabon-
Gambia51.4
Ghana61.6
Guinea-
Guinea-Bissau-
Kenya-
Lesotho-
Liberia44.0
Madagascar62.5
Malawi-
Mali58.6
Mauritania41.6
Mauritius52.7
Mayotte-
Mozambique55.9
Namibia72.3
Niger38.0
Nigeria-
Rwanda55.1
Réunion-
Saint Helena-
Senegal-
Seychelles100.0
Sierra Leone59.5
Somalia-
South Africa-
South Sudan-
São Tomé and Principe-
Togo37.8
Uganda46.7
United Republic of Tanzania57.5
Zambia54.9
Zimbabwe61.9
Australia and New Zealand-
Central and Southern Asia 43.9
Eastern and South-Eastern Asia 66.9
Europe and Northern America75.9
Latin America and the Caribbean 71.9
Northern Africa and Western Asia[59.1]
Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand 64.6
Sub-Saharan Africa [54.6]
World69.9
Source:
Columns : 2 : ILO 2020. ILOSTAT. Accessed 1 March 2020. https://ilostat.ilo.org/data
Notes:
-Global and regional averages shown in red and brackets should be treated with caution as the data coverage is below UN Women's threshold (at least 50 percent of countries and/or 66 percent of the population covered).
-Hyphen (-) indicates country data are not available or regional/world average is not applicable or cannot be derived.
Last Updated03 April 2020