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  • Employment rate > Adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Employment rate > Women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Expense > Current LCU: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • Expense > Current LCU per capita: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GNI > Current US$: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • GNI > Current US$ per capita: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Hours worked > Standard workweek: Standard workweek (hours).
  • Labor force: The total labor force figure
  • Labor force > By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Both sexes: Percentage of unemployed people out of total population able to work. Workers not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage. 
  • Labor force per 1000: The total labor force figure. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Labor force, total: Labor force, total. Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.
  • Labor force, total per 1000: Labor force, total. Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage: Minimum wage.

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  • Unemployment rate: The percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women: Percentage of unemployed women out of total female population able to work. Women not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage.
  • Force > Total: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.
  • GNI > Constant LCU: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • GNI per capita > Constant LCU: GNI per capita (constant LCU). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes: Percentage of population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
  • Labor force > Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
  • Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations."
  • GNI > Current LCU per capita: GNI (current LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Female economic activity: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000.
  • Employment rate > Men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Compensation of employees > Current LCU: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees.
  • Employment > Percent of population are employees > Women: Number of female self-reported employees (formal or informal), expressed as a percentage of the total female employed population.
  • Employment rate > Young women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Employment rate > Young adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Net income from abroad > Constant LCU per million: Net income from abroad (constant LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Female economic activity growth: The % change in the female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) from 1990 to 2000.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, male: Percentage of male population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women: Employment-to-population ratio, women, percentage.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men: Employment-to-population ratio, men, percentage.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Men: Percentage of unemployed men out of total male population able to work. Men not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in services.
  • Employment > Percent of population are employees > Men: Number of male self-reported employees (formal or informal), expressed as a percentage of the total male employed population.
  • GNI > Constant LCU per capita: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million: Net income from abroad (current LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in agriculture.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Force > Total > Per capita: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Force > Total per 1000: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Economic activity > Women aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Part time employment rate > Men > Aged above 14: Percent of males over the age of 14 years who work less than 30 hours a week (either as employees or self-employed) as a percentage of all males in employment.
  • Work time > Market-oriented: Classification of market and non-market activities are not strictly based on the 1993 revised UN System of National Accounts, so comparisons between countries and areas must be made with caution.
  • Labor force > Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Total work time > Males: Total work time (minutes per day)
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in services.
  • Part time > Part time employment rate > Men: Percentage of country's males over the age of 15 that are employed only part-time.
  • Economic activity > Women aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Total work time > Females: Total work time (minutes per day)
  • Work time > Non-market-oriented: Classification of market and non-market activities are not strictly based on the 1993 revised UN System of National Accounts, so comparisons between countries and areas must be made with caution.
  • Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment with secondary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Labor force with secondary education > Male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Employees > Agriculture > Male > % of male employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing."
  • Employees > Agriculture > Female > % of female employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing."
  • Employment in agriculture > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing."
  • Employees > Services > Female > % of female employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services."
  • Labor force with primary education > Female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Employment rate > Young men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $: GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 1990 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with primary education > Male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with secondary education > Female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Employment in services > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services."
  • Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Economic activity > Women aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Steel industry jobs: Employment in the steel industry. Figures in thousand jobs.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Compensation of employees > % of expense: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Unemployment > Male > % of male labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Force > Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Total work time > Females over males: Female total work time as a % of male total work time
  • Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Economic activity > Men aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per $ GDP: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water)."
  • GNI > Current LCU: GNI (current LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency.
  • GNI growth > Annual %: GNI growth (annual %). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad.
  • Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • GNI per capita > Current LCU: GNI per capita (current LCU). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency.
  • Net income from abroad > Constant LCU: Net income from abroad (constant LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in constant local currency.
  • Employees, industry, female > % of female employment: Employees, industry, female (% of female employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water).
  • Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed: Wage and salaried workers, female (% of females employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed: Wage and salary workers, male (% of males employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed: Contributing family workers, total (% of total employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Employees, services, male > % of male employment: Employees, services, male (% of male employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services.
  • Part time employment, total > % of total employment: Part time employment, total (% of total employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Part time employment, male > % of total male employment: Part time employment, male (% of total male employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Employment in industry > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water)."
  • Personal remittances, received > % of GDP: Personal remittances, received (% of GDP). Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees.
  • GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GNI per capita (constant 2000 US$). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Unemployment > Female > % of female labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Net income from abroad > Current LCU: Net income from abroad (current LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current local currency.
  • Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment: Employees, agriculture, male (% of male employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing.
  • Self-employed, male > % of males employed: Self-employed, male (% of males employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • Employees, industry, male > % of male employment: Employees, industry, male (% of male employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water).
  • Part time employment rate > Women > Aged above 14: Percent of females over the age of 14 years who work less than 30 hours a week (either as employees or self-employed) as a percentage of all females in employment.
  • Unemployment, total > % of total labor force: Unemployment, total (% of total labor force). Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Part time employment, female > % of total part time employment: Part time employment, female (% of total part time employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed: Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration.
  • Labor force > Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment: Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector is the share of female workers in the nonagricultural sector (industry and services), expressed as a percentage of total employment in the nonagricultural sector. Industry includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, electricity, gas, and water, corresponding to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3). Services include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services-corresponding to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3)."
  • Steel industry jobs per million: Employment in the steel industry. Figures in thousand jobs. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in agriculture.
  • Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Women > Aged 15 to 24: Ratio of youth unemployment rate to adult unemployment rate.
  • Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Men > Aged 15 to 24: Ratio of youth unemployment rate to adult unemployment rate.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, female: Percentage of female population aged 15-24 that is unemployed.
  • Part time > Part time employment rate > Women: Percentage of country's females over the age of 15 that are employed only part-time.
  • GNI > Current US$, % of GDP: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Expense > % of GDP: Expense (% of GDP). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense: Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense). Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment: Employees, agriculture, female (% of female employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing.
  • Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > %: Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Self-employed, female > % of females employed: Self-employed, female (% of females employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed: Contributing family workers, male (% of males employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > %: Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Self-employed, total > % of total employed: Self-employed, total (% of total employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > %: Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > %: Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > %: Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed: Contributing family workers, female (% of females employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold u2018self-employment jobsu2019 as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Employees, services, female > % of female employment: Employees, services, female (% of female employment). Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services.
  • Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment: Long-term unemployment, female (% of female unemployment). Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.
  • Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment: Long-term unemployment, male (% of male unemployment). Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.
  • Unemployment, female > % of female labor force: Unemployment, female (% of female labor force). Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Unemployment, male > % of male labor force: Unemployment, male (% of male labor force). Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
Employment rate > Adults 41.1
Ranked 160th.
59.2
Ranked 74th. 44% more than South Africa

Employment rate > Women 34.6
Ranked 141st.
52.9
Ranked 50th. 53% more than South Africa

Expense > Current LCU 968.85 billion
Ranked 29th.
3.92 trillion
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than South Africa

Expense > Current LCU per capita 19,152.15
Ranked 42nd. 52% more than United States
12,566.94
Ranked 57th.

GNI > Current US$ $375.79 billion
Ranked 27th.
$16.51 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 44 times more than South Africa

GNI > Current US$ per capita $7,341.09
Ranked 66th.
$52,608.35
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than South Africa

Hours worked > Standard workweek 45 hours
Ranked 55th. 13% more than United States
40 hours
Ranked 108th.
Labor force 17.32 million
Ranked 31st.
154.9 million
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than South Africa

Labor force > By occupation agriculture 30%, industry 25%, services 45% farming, forestry, and fishing 0.7%, manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts 22.9%, managerial, professional, and technical 34.9%, sales and office 25%, other services 16.5%; <i>note:</i> figures exclude the unemployed
Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Both sexes 38.2%
Ranked 75th.
58.4%
Ranked 34th. 53% more than South Africa

Labor force per 1000 346.46
Ranked 96th.
500.77
Ranked 33th. 45% more than South Africa

Labor force, total 18.69 million
Ranked 33th.
158.69 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than South Africa

Labor force, total per 1000 365.06
Ranked 155th.
505.51
Ranked 51st. 38% more than South Africa

Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage None; for farm workers the minimum wage is approximately R 7.71 ($0.85) per hour; for domestic workers employed more than 27 hours per week it ranges from 4.85 rand ($0.53) to 7.06 rand ($0.78) per hour. The federal minimum wage in the United States is US$ 7.25 per hour. States may also set a minimum, in which case the higher of the two is controlling; some territories are exempt and have lower rates.
Unemployment rate 23.3%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
9.7%
Ranked 31st.

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women 32%
Ranked 70th.
53.2%
Ranked 22nd. 66% more than South Africa

Force > Total 19.56 million
Ranked 29th.
155.46 million
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than South Africa

GNI > Constant LCU 1.91 trillion
Ranked 37th.
14.47 trillion
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than South Africa

GNI per capita > Constant LCU 37,289.86
Ranked 51st.
46,084.41
Ranked 47th. 24% more than South Africa

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes 49.8%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
17.3%
Ranked 42nd.

Labor force > Total 18.68 million
Ranked 28th.
158.37 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than South Africa

Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid 35
Ranked 60th.
0.0
Ranked 170th.

GNI > Current LCU per capita 60,270.16
Ranked 85th. 15% more than United States
52,608.35
Ranked 90th.

Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million $-166,580,235.42
Ranked 108th.
$859.79 million
Ranked 9th.

Female economic activity 47.2%
Ranked 102nd.
58.8%
Ranked 57th. 25% more than South Africa
Employment rate > Men 48.1
Ranked 161st.
66
Ranked 107th. 37% more than South Africa

Compensation of employees > Current LCU 66674000000 341229000000
Employment > Percent of population are employees > Women 80%
Ranked 43th.
94.1%
Ranked 5th. 18% more than South Africa

Employment rate > Young women 12.7
Ranked 158th.
49.7
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than South Africa

Employment rate > Young adults 14.6
Ranked 164th.
50.7
Ranked 45th. 3 times more than South Africa

Net income from abroad > Constant LCU per million -888,089,137.565
Ranked 58th.
753.24 million
Ranked 12th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ per capita 22.35$
Ranked 60th.
138.98$
Ranked 28th. 6 times more than South Africa

Female economic activity growth 1%
Ranked 91st.
6%
Ranked 56th. 6 times more than South Africa
Unemployment > Youth unemployment, male 45.4%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
18.7%
Ranked 32nd.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women 32%
Ranked 70th.
53.2%
Ranked 22nd. 66% more than South Africa

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men 45%
Ranked 71st.
63.9%
Ranked 38th. 42% more than South Africa

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Men 45%
Ranked 71st.
63.9%
Ranked 38th. 42% more than South Africa

Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14 53.9%
Ranked 36th.
67.6%
Ranked 4th. 25% more than South Africa

Employment > Percent of population are employees > Men 80.2%
Ranked 32nd.
91.2%
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than South Africa

GNI > Constant LCU per capita 37,289.86
Ranked 51st.
46,084.41
Ranked 47th. 24% more than South Africa

Net income from abroad > Current US$ $-8,527,126,747.12
Ranked 139th.
$269.90 billion
Ranked 1st.

Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million -1,367,618,506.646
Ranked 97th.
859.79 million
Ranked 19th.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14 12.6%
Ranked 46th. 6 times more than United States
2.2%
Ranked 65th.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14 33.3%
Ranked 33th. 10% more than United States
30.2%
Ranked 44th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ 1.05 billion$
Ranked 30th.
41.07 billion$
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than South Africa

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ per capita 13.94$
Ranked 115th. 41% more than United States
9.89$
Ranked 123th.

Force > Total > Per capita 0.417 per capita
Ranked 119th.
0.524 per capita
Ranked 22nd. 26% more than South Africa

Force > Total per 1000 414.44
Ranked 126th.
526.07
Ranked 21st. 27% more than South Africa

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 51.94%
Ranked 120th.
72.42%
Ranked 52nd. 39% more than South Africa
Part time employment rate > Men > Aged above 14 6.3%
Ranked 33th.
7.8%
Ranked 12th. 24% more than South Africa

Work time > Market-oriented 51%
Ranked 17th. 2% more than United States
50%
Ranked 20th.
Labor force > Per capita 346.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st.
508.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 47% more than South Africa

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 36.76%
Ranked 90th.
38.86%
Ranked 81st. 6% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 65.78%
Ranked 137th.
75.54%
Ranked 63th. 15% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 79.65%
Ranked 129th. 1% more than United States
78.54%
Ranked 139th.
Total work time > Males 273 minutes
Ranked 29th.
428 minutes
Ranked 12th. 57% more than South Africa
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per capita 14.03$ per capita
Ranked 117th. 42% more than United States
9.87$ per capita
Ranked 124th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per capita 22,500.33$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd.
138,564.64$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th. 6 times more than South Africa

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24 20.4%
Ranked 146th.
54%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than South Africa

Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Women > Aged above 14 78.9%
Ranked 37th.
89.6%
Ranked 5th. 14% more than South Africa

Part time > Part time employment rate > Men 6.3%
Ranked 33th.
7.8%
Ranked 12th. 24% more than South Africa

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 54.24%
Ranked 119th.
82.15%
Ranked 52nd. 51% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 77.34%
Ranked 119th.
87.29%
Ranked 68th. 13% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 77.56%
Ranked 118th.
86.54%
Ranked 69th. 12% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 4.56%
Ranked 120th.
7.41%
Ranked 95th. 63% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 80.67%
Ranked 93th.
85.46%
Ranked 56th. 6% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 38.49%
Ranked 103th.
40.19%
Ranked 98th. 4% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 35.01%
Ranked 68th.
37.46%
Ranked 59th. 7% more than South Africa
Total work time > Females 332 minutes
Ranked 28th.
453 minutes
Ranked 10th. 36% more than South Africa
Work time > Non-market-oriented 49%
Ranked 15th.
50%
Ranked 11th. 2% more than South Africa
Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64 65.28%
Ranked 131st.
75.75%
Ranked 40th. 16% more than South Africa

Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 4.2%
Ranked 53th.
46.3%
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than South Africa

Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64 81.85%
Ranked 99th. About the same as United States
81.46%
Ranked 101st.

Unemployment with secondary education > Male > % of male unemployment 38.5%
Ranked 34th. 12% more than United States
34.5%
Ranked 41st.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14 60.3%
Ranked 142nd.
69.5%
Ranked 99th. 15% more than South Africa

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14 31.4%
Ranked 151st.
57%
Ranked 37th. 82% more than South Africa

Labor force with secondary education > Male > % of male labor force 46.5%
Ranked 23th. 53% more than United States
30.3%
Ranked 40th.

Employees > Agriculture > Male > % of male employment 10.6%
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than United States
2%
Ranked 66th.

Employees > Agriculture > Female > % of female employment 6.5%
Ranked 25th. 9 times more than United States
0.7%
Ranked 62nd.

Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 8.8%
Ranked 34th. 6 times more than United States
1.4%
Ranked 68th.

Employees > Services > Female > % of female employment 79.7%
Ranked 37th.
89.9%
Ranked 5th. 13% more than South Africa

Labor force with primary education > Female > % of female labor force 30.7%
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than United States
7.3%
Ranked 51st.

Employment rate > Young men 16.5
Ranked 163th.
51.7
Ranked 69th. 3 times more than South Africa

Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 27.1%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
5.5%
Ranked 55th.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 33.6%
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than United States
9.5%
Ranked 51st.

GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $ $11,984.00
Ranked 75th.
$65,480.00
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than South Africa

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 47.9%
Ranked 24th. 63% more than United States
29.4%
Ranked 44th.

Labor force with primary education > Male > % of male labor force 36%
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
11.3%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with secondary education > Female > % of female labor force 49.5%
Ranked 21st. 74% more than United States
28.4%
Ranked 43th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 13.4%
Ranked 52nd.
61.1%
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Africa

Employment in services > % of total employment 64.9%
Ranked 37th.
78%
Ranked 5th. 20% more than South Africa

Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+ 55.3%
Ranked 149th.
65.4%
Ranked 76th. 18% more than South Africa

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 4.5%
Ranked 66th.
45.7%
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than South Africa

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 39.8%
Ranked 28th. 93% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 59.7%
Ranked 10th. 79% more than United States
33.3%
Ranked 50th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 5%
Ranked 61st.
50.2%
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than South Africa

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 32.9%
Ranked 30th. Twice as much as United States
16.5%
Ranked 54th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 52%
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 57th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 46.9%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
10.5%
Ranked 51st.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 43%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 47th.

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 30.54%
Ranked 111th.
58.96%
Ranked 44th. 93% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 48.64%
Ranked 104th.
72.09%
Ranked 50th. 48% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 68.87%
Ranked 84th. 37% more than United States
50.34%
Ranked 121st.
Steel industry jobs 56 thousand jobs
Ranked 7th.
151 thousand jobs
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Africa

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 84.19%
Ranked 95th. 10% more than United States
76.57%
Ranked 137th.
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 94.81%
Ranked 53th. 7% more than United States
88.58%
Ranked 137th.
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 96.63%
Ranked 62nd. 5% more than United States
92.2%
Ranked 156th.
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 75.69%
Ranked 124th.
87.2%
Ranked 67th. 15% more than South Africa
Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP -2.219%
Ranked 79th.
1.72%
Ranked 20th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24 32.6%
Ranked 145th.
55.8%
Ranked 60th. 71% more than South Africa

Compensation of employees > % of expense 14.78%
Ranked 52nd. 14% more than United States
12.96%
Ranked 55th.

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 23.47%
Ranked 108th. 74% more than United States
13.49%
Ranked 127th.
Unemployment > Male > % of male labor force 23.5%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
5.6%
Ranked 53th.

Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 60.1%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
11.3%
Ranked 41st.

Force > Female > % of total labor force 38.22%
Ranked 131st.
46.23%
Ranked 44th. 21% more than South Africa

Total work time > Females over males 122%
Ranked 3rd. 15% more than United States
106%
Ranked 19th.
Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 55.8%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
12.4%
Ranked 38th.

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 5.1%
Ranked 60th.
47.3%
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than South Africa

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 95.06%
Ranked 91st. 5% more than United States
90.93%
Ranked 159th.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per $ GDP 4.4$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 70th. 33% more than United States
3.31$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 81st.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 70.84%
Ranked 103th.
80.24%
Ranked 63th. 13% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 66.53%
Ranked 95th.
79.87%
Ranked 49th. 20% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 57.01%
Ranked 118th.
81.1%
Ranked 54th. 42% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 20.09%
Ranked 103th.
33.2%
Ranked 67th. 65% more than South Africa
Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 64.8%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
10.1%
Ranked 42nd.

Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64 49.31%
Ranked 134th.
70.07%
Ranked 34th. 42% more than South Africa

Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 5.9%
Ranked 54th.
48.5%
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than South Africa

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 4%
Ranked 64th.
42%
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than South Africa

Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment 13.6%
Ranked 32nd. 45% more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 59th.

GNI > Current LCU 3.09 trillion
Ranked 60th.
16.51 trillion
Ranked 27th. 5 times more than South Africa

GNI growth > Annual % 2.64%
Ranked 64th. 9% more than United States
2.42%
Ranked 67th.

Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 43.3%
Ranked 35th. 27% more than United States
34.1%
Ranked 42nd.

GNI per capita > Current LCU 60,270.16
Ranked 85th. 15% more than United States
52,608.35
Ranked 90th.

Net income from abroad > Constant LCU -45,460,667,164.194
Ranked 71st.
236.45 billion
Ranked 6th.

Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 13.2%
Ranked 30th. 83% more than United States
7.2%
Ranked 71st.

Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed 86%
Ranked 43th.
94.5%
Ranked 8th. 10% more than South Africa

Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed 83.4%
Ranked 22nd.
99.1%
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than South Africa

Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed 0.8%
Ranked 51st. 8 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 78th.

Employees, services, male > % of male employment 58.3%
Ranked 25th.
71.7%
Ranked 6th. 23% more than South Africa

Part time employment, total > % of total employment 7.8%
Ranked 50th.
11.2%
Ranked 37th. 44% more than South Africa

Part time employment, male > % of total male employment 4.8%
Ranked 46th.
7.1%
Ranked 31st. 48% more than South Africa

Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 56.9%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
14.7%
Ranked 49th.

Employment in industry > % of total employment 26%
Ranked 27th. 26% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Personal remittances, received > % of GDP 0.282%
Ranked 111th. 7 times more than United States
0.0387%
Ranked 136th.

GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $5,863.80
Ranked 44th.
$46,084.41
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than South Africa

Unemployment > Female > % of female labor force 31.6%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
5.4%
Ranked 58th.

Net income from abroad > Current LCU -70,007,443,068.88
Ranked 123th.
269.9 billion
Ranked 6th.

Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 5.5%
Ranked 52nd. 2 times more than United States
2.3%
Ranked 74th.

Self-employed, male > % of males employed 16.1%
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than United States
8%
Ranked 81st.

Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 32.8%
Ranked 25th. 31% more than United States
25.1%
Ranked 52nd.

Part time employment rate > Women > Aged above 14 12.7%
Ranked 41st.
18.3%
Ranked 19th. 44% more than South Africa

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 25%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
8.1%
Ranked 37th.

Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 47.1%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
17.6%
Ranked 38th.

Part time employment, female > % of total part time employment 65.4%
Ranked 26th.
66.4%
Ranked 24th. 2% more than South Africa

Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed 84.5%
Ranked 32nd.
93.2%
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than South Africa

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ 658 million$
Ranked 67th.
2.92 billion$
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than South Africa

Labor force > Female > % of total labor force 43.67%
Ranked 84th.
46.09%
Ranked 57th. 6% more than South Africa

Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 43.9%
Ranked 50th.
47.4%
Ranked 31st. 8% more than South Africa

Steel industry jobs per million 1.27 thousand jobs
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
0.535 thousand jobs
Ranked 16th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 22.9%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
5.8%
Ranked 43th.

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 97.28%
Ranked 81st. 4% more than United States
93.16%
Ranked 164th.
Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Women > Aged above 14 7.4%
Ranked 44th. 9 times more than United States
0.8%
Ranked 62nd.

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Women > Aged 15 to 24 2.2 ratio
Ranked 49th.
2.4 ratio
Ranked 42nd. 9% more than South Africa

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Men > Aged 15 to 24 2.5
Ranked 43th.
3.3
Ranked 25th. 32% more than South Africa

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14 13.6%
Ranked 42nd. 42% more than United States
9.6%
Ranked 59th.

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, female 55%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
15.7%
Ranked 47th.

Part time > Part time employment rate > Women 12.7%
Ranked 41st.
18.3%
Ranked 19th. 44% more than South Africa

GNI > Current US$, % of GDP 97.78%
Ranked 87th.
105.29%
Ranked 12th. 8% more than South Africa

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 75.01%
Ranked 111th.
86.12%
Ranked 58th. 15% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 12.79%
Ranked 116th. 29% more than United States
9.92%
Ranked 124th.
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.01%
Ranked 83th. 5% more than United States
92.17%
Ranked 163th.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP 2.75$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 124th. 12 times more than United States
0.235$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 150th.

Expense > % of GDP 33.21%
Ranked 34th. 32% more than United States
25.21%
Ranked 60th.

Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 62.67%
Ranked 27th.
65.63%
Ranked 21st. 5% more than South Africa

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 42.73%
Ranked 96th. 3% more than United States
41.42%
Ranked 101st.
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.32%
Ranked 100th. 4% more than United States
93.35%
Ranked 163th.
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 57.74%
Ranked 116th.
79.8%
Ranked 57th. 38% more than South Africa
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 3.5%
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than United States
0.8%
Ranked 75th.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > % 14.9%
Ranked 174th.
42.6%
Ranked 98th. 3 times more than South Africa

Self-employed, female > % of females employed 12.9%
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than United States
5.5%
Ranked 77th.

Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed 0.5%
Ranked 49th. 5 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > % 12.5%
Ranked 174th.
42.2%
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than South Africa

Self-employed, total > % of total employed 14.7%
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than United States
6.8%
Ranked 85th.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > % 31.9%
Ranked 149th.
52.3%
Ranked 64th. 64% more than South Africa

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > % 46.4%
Ranked 170th.
63.6%
Ranked 122nd. 37% more than South Africa

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > % 38.8%
Ranked 166th.
57.8%
Ranked 95th. 49% more than South Africa

Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed 1.2%
Ranked 45th. 12 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Employees, services, female > % of female employment 68.4%
Ranked 56th.
91.9%
Ranked 4th. 34% more than South Africa

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 51.5%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
16.2%
Ranked 49th.

Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment 9%
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than United States
2.3%
Ranked 31st.

Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment 7.4%
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States
2.4%
Ranked 29th.

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 27.7%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
7.9%
Ranked 44th.

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 22.7%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
8.2%
Ranked 38th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 55.86%
Ranked 111th.
67.56%
Ranked 65th. 21% more than South Africa
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 53.13%
Ranked 107th.
80.06%
Ranked 48th. 51% more than South Africa

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