September 30, 2022
தமிழ் இலக்கண நூல்களில் பாடுபொருள் மாற்றம்
September 30, 2022


*Sheela, M., C, & **Kaveya, P.

*Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

**Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Economics, University College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.



Migration refers to the movement of people from one area on to another. It shapes the pattern of human settlements and has a proactive role in human development. It helps in growing demands of the economy and contributes a lot to the GDP of a particular economy. The addition of migrants also adds a lot towards the contribution of human capital formation in the economy. The labour force participation rate implies the total number of people who are employed at the existing working age group. Figures represent that the total number of labour force participation rate among the male have a higher share than female labour force participation. However, many of the studies of the recent decades plot that there has been an increasing trend in the area of labour employment in female labour market. Recent estimations by ILO represent that the total amount of labour force constitute around 164 million which accounts to almost around half of the total migration of the century. This paper tries to analyse the shifting focus of the labour market and the factors contributing to it. For the purpose of analysis, the paper takes into account data of 5 years performance of female labour force market trends. Analysis of data was undertaken using ANOVA, Fixed price model and the result formulated that there exists a positive relationship between social, economic and basic amenity services. There existed a negative association with cultural factors. JEL Classification: B25, B27, B29.


international labour organisation, gross domestic product, periodic labour force survey



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To cite this article

Sheela, M. C., & Kaveya, P. (2022). Female Labour Force Participation-Trend and Factors. Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 5(3), 26-32.


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