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Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Rwanda 83.28% 2010
2 Burundi 82.47% 2010
3 Angola 74.12% 2010
4 Uganda 73.78% 2010
5 Laos 73.26% 2010
6 Burkina Faso 71.31% 2010
7 Tanzania 69.83% 2010
8 Solomon Islands 69.61% 2010
9 Mali 68.06% 2010
10 Kenya 67.55% 2010
11 Bhutan 66.81% 2010
12 East Timor 66.18% 2010
13 Mozambique 64.57% 2010
14 Zambia 64.01% 2010
15 Eritrea 63.87% 2010
16 The Gambia 62.62% 2010
17 Chad 62.45% 2010
18 Thailand 62.28% 2010
19 Burma 61.3% 2010
20 Cambodia 60.51% 2010
21 Malawi 59.52% 2010
22 Bangladesh 59.33% 2010
23 Madagascar 58.88% 2010
24 China 58.63% 2010
25 Guinea-Bissau 58.57% 2010
26 Somalia 58.5% 2010
27 Senegal 58.11% 2010
28 Denmark 57.99% 2010
29 Mauritania 56.95% 2010
30 Ethiopia 56.75% 2010
31 Nepal 56.45% 2010
32 Central African Republic 56.21% 2010
=33 Guinea 56.12% 2010
=33 Papua New Guinea 56.12% 2010
35 Brazil 55.8% 2010
36 Comoros 55.59% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 55.5% 2010
37 Equatorial Guinea 54.45% 2010
38 Democratic Republic of the Congo 54.44% 2010
39 Cape Verde 54.18% 2010
40 Australia 53.05% 2010
41 Togo 52.94% 2010
42 Turkey 52.68% 2010
43 Maldives 52.58% 2010
=44 Gabon 52.21% 2010
=44 Vietnam 52.21% 2010
46 Mongolia 51.99% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 51.94% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 51.36% 2010
47 Benin 50.81% 2010
48 New Zealand 49.75% 2010
49 Canada 49.04% 2010
50 Afghanistan 48.54% 2010
51 Zimbabwe 48.34% 2010
52 Cote d'Ivoire 47.86% 2010
failed states average (profile) 47.45% 2010
53 Cameroon 47.43% 2010
=54 Nigeria 47.32% 2010
=54 Niger 47.32% 2010
56 Ghana 46.35% 2010
57 Guatemala 45.84% 2010
58 Switzerland 45.23% 2010
59 India 44.39% 2010
60 Iceland 43.67% 2010
61 Cyprus 43.47% 2010
62 Honduras 42.92% 2010
63 Nicaragua 42.79% 2010
64 Lesotho 42.35% 2010
65 Paraguay 42.34% 2010
66 Hungary 42.33% 2010
67 El Salvador 42.23% 2010
68 Mexico 41.97% 2010
69 Austria 41.71% 2010
70 Sierra Leone 41.54% 2010
71 Liberia 41.53% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 41.36% 2010
72 Bolivia 41.12% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 40.81% 2010
73 Pakistan 40.65% 2010
74 Portugal 40.39% 2010
75 Haiti 40.22% 2010
76 Sudan 40.2% 2010
77 Botswana 39.8% 2010
78 Guyana 39.36% 2010
79 Namibia 39.11% 2010
80 Costa Rica 39.09% 2010
81 United States 38.86% 2010
82 Indonesia 38.58% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 38.3% 2010
83 Belize 38.24% 2010
84 Morocco 38.17% 2010
85 Argentina 38.12% 2010
86 Albania 37.86% 2010
87 Netherlands 37.78% 2010
88 Swaziland 37.71% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 37.39% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 37.18% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 36.86% 2010
89 Yemen 36.82% 2010
90 South Africa 36.76% 2010
91 Uruguay 36.67% 2010
92 Tunisia 36.49% 2010
93 Mauritius 36.26% 2010
94 Fiji 36.2% 2010
95 Barbados 35.86% 2010
96 Colombia 35.81% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 35.34% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 35% 2010
97 Ecuador 34.78% 2010
=98 Dominica 34.61% 2010
=98 Dominican Republic 34.61% 2010
100 Germany 34.23% 2010
101 Malta 34.01% 2010
102 Sweden 33.53% 2010
103 Malaysia 33.39% 2010
104 Philippines 33.33% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 32.41% 2010
105 The Bahamas 31.42% 2010
106 Panama 31.3% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 31.06% 2010
107 Syria 31.02% 2010
108 Venezuela 30.96% 2010
109 Romania 30.73% 2010
110 Turkmenistan 30.6% 2010
111 Jamaica 30.51% 2010
112 Iran 30.5% 2010
113 Finland 30.45% 2010
114 Norway 30.4% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 30.37% 2010
115 Slovakia 30.18% 2010
116 Egypt 29.51% 2010
117 Czech Republic 29.31% 2010
Europe average (profile) 29.29% 2010
European Union average (profile) 28.96% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 28.88% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 28.05% 2010
118 Lebanon 27.9% 2010
119 Trinidad and Tobago 27.56% 2010
120 Uzbekistan 27.23% 2010
121 Sri Lanka 26.8% 2010
122 Tajikistan 26.67% 2010
123 Kazakhstan 26.57% 2010
124 Poland 26.5% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 26.35% 2010
125 Azerbaijan 26.35% 2010
126 Spain 26.25% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 26.22% 2010
127 Italy 25.91% 2010
128 Georgia 25.66% 2010
129 Latvia 25.56% 2010
130 Luxembourg 25.46% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 25.19% 2010
131 Moldova 25.12% 2010
132 Estonia 24.76% 2010
133 North Korea 24.49% 2010
134 Armenia 24.16% 2010
135 Russia 24.09% 2010
136 Cuba 24.03% 2010
137 Kyrgyzstan 23.87% 2010
138 Ukraine 23.42% 2010
139 Chile 23.28% 2010
140 Belarus 23.2% 2010
141 Ireland 22.88% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 22.48% 2010
142 Slovenia 21.86% 2010
143 Algeria 21.74% 2010
144 Peru 21.49% 2010
145 Singapore 21.43% 2010
146 Suriname 21.24% 2010
147 Serbia and Montenegro 21.14% 2010
148 Libya 20.94% 2010
149 Lithuania 20.64% 2010
150 Greece 20.38% 2010
151 Israel 19.84% 2010
152 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.86% 2010
153 Croatia 18.79% 2010
154 Republic of Macedonia 18.09% 2010
155 Jordan 17.35% 2010
156 Bulgaria 17.31% 2010
157 Japan 15.81% 2010
158 Iraq 15.57% 2010
159 Saudi Arabia 15.54% 2010
160 Oman 15.52% 2010
161 Bahrain 14.6% 2010
162 South Korea 13.69% 2010
163 Qatar 11.45% 2010
164 United Arab Emirates 11.43% 2010
165 Kuwait 10.32% 2010
166 Belgium 10.11% 2010
167 France 9.45% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Economic-activity/Both-sexes-aged-15--19

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