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Uganda

Uganda Labor Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Economically active children > Female: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of female children ages 7-14
  • Economically active children > Male: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of male children ages 7-14
  • Economically active children > Total: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of children ages 7-14
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Female economic activity: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000.
  • Female economic activity growth: The % change in the female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) from 1990 to 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rigidity of employment index: 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Compensation of employees > % of expense 10.59% 2003 85th out of 97
Economically active children > Female 11.3% 2003 2nd out of 6
Economically active children > Male 15.04% 2003 3rd out of 6
Economically active children > Total 13.12% 2003 2nd out of 6
Employment rate > Adults 83 2008 3rd out of 165
Employment rate > Men 87.8 2008 3rd out of 164
Employment rate > Women 78.1 2008 5th out of 164
Employment rate > Young adults 75.4 2008 1st out of 165
Employment rate > Young men 78.6 2008 3rd out of 164
Employment rate > Young women 72.2 2008 3rd out of 164
Female economic activity 79.5% 2000 7th out of 156
Female economic activity growth -2% 2000 132nd out of 156
Force > Total 11.86 million 2005 38th out of 181
Force > Total > Per capita 0.412 per capita 2005 124th out of 181
Rigidity of employment index 7 2006 156th out of 165

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva

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