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Labor > Child labor > Both sexes: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of all children 5-11 years old who do at least one hour of econmic activity a week or at least 28 hours of househould chores. Children 12-14 are included if they peformed at least 14 hours of economic activiy or at least 28 hours of household chores.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Somalia 49% 2011
2 Benin 46% 2011
3 Niger 43% 2011
4 Zambia 41% 2011
5 Burkina Faso 39% 2011
6 Guinea-Bissau 38% 2011
7 Cambodia 37% 2011
=8 Nepal 34% 2011
=8 Ghana 34% 2011
=8 Peru 34% 2011
11 Cameroon 31% 2011
=12 Central African Republic 29% 2011
=12 Nigeria 29% 2011
=12 Rwanda 29% 2011
=15 Madagascar 28% 2011
=15 Equatorial Guinea 28% 2011
=15 Togo 28% 2011
=18 Ethiopia 27% 2011
=18 Comoros 27% 2011
=20 Malawi 26% 2011
=20 Sierra Leone 26% 2011
=20 Bolivia 26% 2011
=20 Kenya 26% 2011
=20 Chad 26% 2011
=20 Burundi 26% 2011
=26 Guinea 25% 2011
=26 Uganda 25% 2011
=26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 25% 2011
29 Angola 24% 2011
=30 Yemen 23% 2011
=30 Lesotho 23% 2011
32 Mozambique 22% 2011
=33 Liberia 21% 2011
=33 Tanzania 21% 2011
=33 Guatemala 21% 2011
=33 Mali 21% 2011
=33 Haiti 21% 2011
38 Gambia 19% 2011
39 Georgia 18% 2011
40 Senegal 17% 2011
=41 Moldova 16% 2011
=41 Mauritania 16% 2011
=41 Guyana 16% 2011
=41 Honduras 16% 2011
=45 Paraguay 15% 2011
=45 Nicaragua 15% 2011
=47 Dominican Republic 13% 2011
=47 Bangladesh 13% 2011
=47 Republic of Macedonia 13% 2011
=50 Albania 12% 2011
=50 India 12% 2011
=52 Laos 11% 2011
=52 Iraq 11% 2011
=54 Tajikistan 10% 2011
=54 Afghanistan 10% 2011
=54 Montenegro 10% 2011
=54 Mongolia 10% 2011
=58 Colombia 9% 2011
=58 Botswana 9% 2011
=60 Ecuador 8% 2011
=60 Thailand 8% 2011
=60 Morocco 8% 2011
=60 Venezuela 8% 2011
=60 Sao Tome and Principe 8% 2011
=60 Uruguay 8% 2011
=60 Djibouti 8% 2011
=67 Swaziland 7% 2011
=67 Indonesia 7% 2011
=67 Panama 7% 2011
=67 Argentina 7% 2011
=67 Azerbaijan 7% 2011
=67 Ukraine 7% 2011
=67 Vietnam 7% 2011
=67 Egypt 7% 2011
=75 Belize 6% 2011
=75 Suriname 6% 2011
=75 Jamaica 6% 2011
=78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5% 2011
=78 Bahrain 5% 2011
=78 Costa Rica 5% 2011
=78 El Salvador 5% 2011
=78 Mexico 5% 2011
=78 Belarus 5% 2011
=78 Algeria 5% 2011
=85 East Timor 4% 2011
=85 Syria 4% 2011
=85 Serbia 4% 2011
=85 Armenia 4% 2011
=85 Kyrgyzstan 4% 2011
=90 Turkey 3% 2011
=90 Portugal 3% 2011
=90 Cape Verde 3% 2011
=90 Brazil 3% 2011
=90 Chile 3% 2011
=90 Bhutan 3% 2011
=96 Lebanon 2% 2011
=96 Jordan 2% 2011
=96 Kazakhstan 2% 2011
=99 Trinidad and Tobago 1% 2011
=99 Romania 1% 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Child labor > Both sexes", United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Child-labor/Both-sexes

Labor > Child labor > Both sexes: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Labor > Child labor > Both sexes

  • Somalia has had the highest child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Benin has ranked #2 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Niger has ranked #3 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Zambia has ranked #4 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Lebanon has ranked 5th from the bottom for child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Burkina Faso has ranked #5 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Guinea-Bissau has ranked #6 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Cambodia has ranked #7 in child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Peru has ranked in the top 8 for child labor > both sexes since 2002.
  • Ghana has ranked in the top 9 for child labor > both sexes since 2002.
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