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Education > Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Economically active children, study and work (% of economically active children, ages 7-14). Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Moldova 100% 2009
=1 Armenia 100% 2010
=1 Belarus 100% 2005
=4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.9% 2006
=4 Ukraine 99.9% 2005
6 Kyrgyzstan 99.22% 2007
=7 Georgia 99% 2006
=7 Uzbekistan 99% 2005
9 Kazakhstan 98.4% 2006
10 Serbia 97.9% 2005
11 Swaziland 97.6% 2010
12 Jamaica 97.5% 2005
13 Trinidad and Tobago 97.4% 2008
14 Republic of Macedonia 97.2% 2005
15 Sri Lanka 96.83% 2009
16 Chile 96.8% 2003
17 Brazil 96.41% 2011
18 Portugal 96.4% 2001
19 Peru 96% 2007
20 Thailand 95.8% 2005
=21 Dominican Republic 95.2% 2009
=21 Argentina 95.2% 2004
23 South Africa 94.9% 1999
24 Azerbaijan 93.7% 2005
25 Albania 93.3% 2005
26 Bolivia 92.8% 2009
27 Uganda 92.27% 2006
28 Tajikistan 91% 2005
29 Namibia 90.51% 1999
30 Republic of the Congo 90.14% 2005
31 Malawi 89.5% 2006
32 Uruguay 89.3% 2009
33 Togo 88.5% 2010
34 Zimbabwe 88% 1999
35 Kenya 85.9% 2000
36 Panama 85.4% 2008
37 Colombia 85.39% 2009
38 Philippines 85.2% 2001
39 Mexico 85% 2011
40 Vietnam 84.1% 2011
41 Mongolia 83.6% 2007
42 El Salvador 82.7% 2011
43 Haiti 82.3% 2005
44 Cambodia 82% 2009
45 Mozambique 81.8% 2008
46 Burundi 81.7% 2010
47 Rwanda 81.5% 2008
48 Zambia 81.4% 2008
49 Ghana 81.3% 2006
50 Costa Rica 81% 2011
51 Venezuela 80.2% 2006
=52 Romania 79.3% 2000
=52 Democratic Republic of the Congo 79.3% 2010
54 Egypt 79% 2005
55 Cameroon 78.1% 2007
56 Laos 77.1% 2006
57 Liberia 76.1% 2010
58 Ecuador 75.8% 2011
59 Paraguay 75.65% 2005
60 The Gambia 74.4% 2008
61 Angola 73.4% 2001
62 Jordan 72.2% 2007
63 Tanzania 71.8% 2006
64 Guatemala 71.6% 2006
65 Nicaragua 69.2% 2005
=66 Nigeria 69.1% 2007
=66 Yemen 69.1% 2006
68 Iraq 67.6% 2006
69 Sierra Leone 67.1% 2008
70 Syria 65.4% 2006
71 Ethiopia 64.9% 2011
72 Nepal 64.4% 1999
73 Benin 63.9% 2006
74 Guinea-Bissau 63.6% 2006
75 East Timor 63.4% 2007
76 Bangladesh 62.2% 2006
77 Turkey 61.2% 2006
78 Madagascar 59.1% 2007
79 Indonesia 55.6% 2010
80 Honduras 54.9% 2007
81 Cote d'Ivoire 53.2% 2006
82 Chad 50.85% 2004
83 Mauritania 50.8% 2007
84 Senegal 47.5% 2011
85 Somalia 46.5% 2006
86 Central African Republic 45.07% 2000
87 Niger 33.5% 2006
88 India 32.5% 2010
89 Burkina Faso 32.3% 2006
90 Mali 30.4% 2007
91 Sudan 26.5% 2008
92 Lesotho 25.6% 2002
93 South Sudan 24% 2008
94 Morocco 15.5% 2004
95 Pakistan 12.6% 2011
96 Guinea 1.4% 1994

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Economically-active-children,-study-and-work/%-of-economically-active-children,-ages-7--14

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