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Labor > Children in employment, wage workers > % of children in employment, ages 7-14: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Children in employment, wage workers (% of children in employment, ages 7-14). Wage workers (also known as employees) are people who hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that provide basic remuneration that does not depend directly on the revenue of the unit for which they work.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Niger 74.47% 2006
2 Jordan 44.46% 2007
3 Trinidad and Tobago 43.25% 2008
4 Uruguay 40.78% 2009
5 Mexico 37.8% 2011
6 Turkey 34.12% 2006
7 Venezuela 33.09% 2006
8 Zimbabwe 28.41% 1999
9 Brazil 28.07% 2011
10 Paraguay 24.82% 2005
11 Dominican Republic 24.65% 2009
12 Tajikistan 24.16% 2005
13 Honduras 23.04% 2007
14 Philippines 22.8% 2001
15 Syria 21.45% 2006
16 Guatemala 18.83% 2006
17 Sudan 17.72% 2008
18 Bangladesh 17.01% 2006
19 Costa Rica 16.9% 2011
20 Jamaica 16.26% 2005
21 Swaziland 16.01% 2010
22 Indonesia 15.6% 2010
23 Colombia 14.64% 2009
24 Pakistan 14.38% 2011
25 El Salvador 14.25% 2011
=26 Ecuador 13.78% 2011
=26 Nicaragua 13.78% 2005
28 Thailand 13.54% 2005
29 Rwanda 12.76% 2008
30 Egypt 11.4% 2005
31 Panama 11.3% 2008
32 Madagascar 9.99% 2007
33 Vietnam 9.69% 2011
34 Cameroon 9.48% 2007
35 Belarus 9.17% 2005
36 Bolivia 8.95% 2009
37 Argentina 8.13% 2004
38 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7.5% 2010
39 South Africa 7.1% 1999
40 Iraq 7.04% 2006
=41 Malawi 6.74% 2006
=41 India 6.74% 2010
43 Burundi 6.19% 2010
44 Angola 6.17% 2001
45 Ghana 6.11% 2006
46 Yemen 6.09% 2006
47 Peru 5.98% 2007
48 Mauritania 5.91% 2007
49 Laos 5.78% 2006
50 Cambodia 5.75% 2009
51 Serbia 5.16% 2005
52 Senegal 4.69% 2011
53 Namibia 4.5% 1999
54 South Sudan 4.49% 2008
55 Sri Lanka 4.44% 2009
56 Georgia 4.28% 2006
57 Republic of the Congo 4.22% 2005
58 Mali 4.02% 2007
=59 Guinea-Bissau 3.95% 2006
=59 Kazakhstan 3.95% 2006
61 Zambia 3.92% 2008
62 Republic of Macedonia 3.86% 2005
=63 Uzbekistan 3.8% 2005
=63 Azerbaijan 3.8% 2005
65 Mozambique 3.69% 2008
66 Lesotho 3.63% 2000
67 Ethiopia 3.28% 2011
68 Nepal 3.27% 1999
69 Ukraine 3.07% 2005
70 Cote d'Ivoire 2.4% 2006
71 Burkina Faso 2.23% 2006
=72 Nigeria 2.21% 2007
=72 Togo 2.21% 2010
74 Chad 1.83% 2004
75 Haiti 1.8% 2005
76 Moldova 1.65% 2009
77 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.6% 2006
78 Somalia 1.57% 2006
=79 Central African Republic 1.53% 2006
=79 Uganda 1.53% 2006
81 Albania 1.4% 2005
82 Tanzania 0.92% 2006
83 Liberia 0.9% 2010
84 Sierra Leone 0.62% 2008
85 Kyrgyzstan 0.55% 2007
86 Mongolia 0.15% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Children in employment, wage workers > % of children in employment, 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/Labor/Children-in-employment,-wage-workers/%-of-children-in-employment,-ages-7--14

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