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Ghana

Ghana Child employment in agriculture Stats

Definitions

  • % of economically active children ages 7-14: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes agriculture and hunting, forestry and logging, and fishing. Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
  • Female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes agriculture and hunting, forestry and logging, and fishing. Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
  • Male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes agriculture and hunting, forestry and logging, and fishing. Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
% of economically active children ages 7-14 70.55% 2000 4th out of 7
Female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14 59.11% 2000 4th out of 7
Male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14 89% 2003 1st out of 6

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.

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