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Labor > Child employment in agriculture > % of economically active children ages 7-14: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Burkina Faso 98.05% 1998
2 Romania 97.07% 2000
3 Kyrgyzstan 94.53% 1998
4 Madagascar 93.97% 2001
=5 Uganda 93.45% 2003
=5 Ethiopia 93.45% 2001
7 Yemen 92.04% 1999
8 East Timor 91.78% 2001
9 Namibia 91.55% 1999
10 Zambia 90.51% 1999
11 Cameroon 88.21% 2001
12 Nepal 87.41% 1999
13 Kenya 81.28% 1999
14 Tanzania 78.46% 2001
15 Peru 77.76% 1994
16 Cambodia 76.08% 2001
17 Bolivia 75.54% 2000
18 India 73.3% 2000
19 Sri Lanka 71.23% 1998
20 Ghana 70.55% 2000
21 Ecuador 66.64% 2001
22 Philippines 65.61% 2001
23 Panama 65.54% 2000
24 Turkey 65.41% 1999
25 Guatemala 62.77% 2000
26 Nicaragua 62.41% 2001
27 Bangladesh 62.1% 2003
28 Morocco 60.56% 1999
29 Brazil 59.65% 2003
30 Honduras 59.47% 2002
31 Costa Rica 56.13% 2002
32 Belize 54.66% 2001
33 Mexico 53.84% 1996
34 Paraguay 52.87% 1999
35 El Salvador 51.03% 2003
36 Portugal 48.48% 2001
37 Jamaica 31.26% 2000
38 Venezuela 25.9% 2003
39 Chile 24.38% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Child employment in agriculture > % of economically active children ages 7-14. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Child-employment-in-agriculture/%-of-economically-active-children-ages-7--14

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