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The anamorphisis proposed by the Cité de l'économie
will show you the world in a way you may have never seen it.

Select the indicator of your choice at the top left of the screen
and then click on the 'Run the animation' button.

The surface of each country on the map then becomes proportional to the chosen indicator.
Thus, two countries that have the same value for this indicator
will have the same surface after transformation.

For some indicators, you can follow the evolution of the map over time by clicking the ► button that appears at the bottom left of the map.

The indicator currently selected is:
"Proportion of working age women who are economically active, as a percentage, in 2013"

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This proportion measures the participation rate of women in the labour force. It is the ratio of the number of economically active women, i.e. those participating in the production of goods and services, to the total number of women aged 15 to 64. In 2013, taking all countries together, one woman over 15 out of two was economically active. This rate is over 75% in many sub-Saharan African countries, compared with nearly 55% in Europe and North America. In Europe, it is the Scandinavian countries that have the highest rate while the countries of Southern Europe have rates below 50%.
It is in the countries of the Middle East that women's participation rate is the lowest: it only exceeds 30% in a few rare cases.
In Africa, as a proportion, more women aged 15 to 64 work.   Find out more
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