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Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59: 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 Mozambique 93.21% 2010
2 Ghana 91.93% 2010
3 Tanzania 91.88% 2010
4 Malawi 89.96% 2010
5 Uganda 88.93% 2010
6 Cambodia 86.88% 2010
7 Kenya 85.83% 2010
8 Central African Republic 85.69% 2010
9 Solomon Islands 84.88% 2010
10 Eritrea 84.76% 2010
11 Iceland 84.43% 2010
12 Burkina Faso 84.28% 2010
13 Madagascar 84.27% 2010
14 Maldives 83.79% 2010
15 Rwanda 83.55% 2010
16 Sweden 83.06% 2010
17 Zimbabwe 82.74% 2010
18 Burundi 82.69% 2010
19 Bangladesh 82.57% 2010
20 The Gambia 82.23% 2010
21 Angola 81.83% 2010
22 Mali 80.76% 2010
23 Jamaica 80.26% 2010
24 Comoros 79.66% 2010
25 Burma 79.14% 2010
26 Chad 78.74% 2010
27 East Timor 78.29% 2010
28 Thailand 78.01% 2010
29 Benin 77.73% 2010
30 Mongolia 77.34% 2010
=31 Guinea 77.32% 2010
=31 Papua New Guinea 77.32% 2010
33 Mauritania 77.04% 2010
34 Qatar 76.77% 2010
35 Guinea-Bissau 76.32% 2010
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 76.15% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 76.04% 2010
37 Ethiopia 75.85% 2010
=38 Nigeria 75.74% 2010
=38 Niger 75.74% 2010
40 Gabon 75.34% 2010
41 United Arab Emirates 75.17% 2010
42 Switzerland 75.04% 2010
43 Haiti 74.65% 2010
44 Cameroon 74.53% 2010
45 Laos 74.46% 2010
46 The Bahamas 74.38% 2010
47 Japan 74.08% 2010
48 Nepal 73.92% 2010
49 Liberia 73.35% 2010
50 Senegal 72.82% 2010
51 Equatorial Guinea 72.68% 2010
52 Togo 72.64% 2010
53 Philippines 72.46% 2010
54 Norway 72.39% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 72.33% 2010
55 Bhutan 72.27% 2010
56 Denmark 72.24% 2010
57 Indonesia 71.94% 2010
58 Botswana 71.12% 2010
failed states average (profile) 70.64% 2010
59 Namibia 70.41% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 70.24% 2010
60 Cote d'Ivoire 69.67% 2010
61 South Korea 68.93% 2010
62 Afghanistan 68.48% 2010
63 Nicaragua 67.76% 2010
64 Bolivia 67.66% 2010
65 United States 67.56% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 67.56% 2010
66 Estonia 67.12% 2010
67 Zambia 66.23% 2010
68 North Korea 66.16% 2010
69 Lesotho 65.54% 2010
70 Sierra Leone 65.43% 2010
71 Georgia 65.4% 2010
72 Vietnam 65.22% 2010
73 Cyprus 65.1% 2010
74 Latvia 65.05% 2010
75 Sudan 64.82% 2010
76 India 64.57% 2010
=77 Dominica 64.21% 2010
=77 Dominican Republic 64.21% 2010
=77 China 64.21% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 63.57% 2010
80 Honduras 63.57% 2010
81 Pakistan 63.33% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 62.82% 2010
82 New Zealand 62.67% 2010
83 Paraguay 62.46% 2010
84 Barbados 62.35% 2010
85 Canada 61.86% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 61.77% 2010
86 Guatemala 60.91% 2010
87 Armenia 60.85% 2010
88 Lithuania 60.79% 2010
89 El Salvador 60.46% 2010
90 Israel 59.9% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 59.8% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 59.67% 2010
91 Morocco 59.65% 2010
92 Finland 59.53% 2010
93 Trinidad and Tobago 59.26% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 59.2% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 59.03% 2010
94 Libya 58.83% 2010
95 Peru 58.82% 2010
96 Ecuador 58.5% 2010
97 Germany 58.45% 2010
98 Bahrain 58.17% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 57.93% 2010
99 Mexico 57.48% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 57.47% 2010
100 Egypt 57.41% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 57.29% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 57.26% 2010
101 Tajikistan 57.23% 2010
102 Turkmenistan 57.12% 2010
103 Venezuela 57.1% 2010
104 Uruguay 57.06% 2010
105 Poland 56.75% 2010
106 Belarus 56.58% 2010
107 Portugal 56.53% 2010
108 Guyana 56.44% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 56.34% 2010
109 Turkey 56.14% 2010
110 Cuba 55.92% 2010
111 South Africa 55.86% 2010
112 Czech Republic 55.64% 2010
113 Colombia 55.44% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 55.34% 2010
114 Australia 55.28% 2010
115 Swaziland 54.76% 2010
116 France 54.66% 2010
117 Chile 54.27% 2010
118 Azerbaijan 54.14% 2010
119 Syria 53.93% 2010
120 Fiji 53.9% 2010
121 Saudi Arabia 53.86% 2010
122 Kuwait 53.73% 2010
Europe average (profile) 53.25% 2010
123 Yemen 53.05% 2010
124 Suriname 52.73% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 52.53% 2010
125 Algeria 52.26% 2010
126 Slovakia 51.97% 2010
127 Albania 51.96% 2010
128 Iran 51.87% 2010
129 Jordan 51.68% 2010
130 Russia 51.67% 2010
131 Uzbekistan 51.66% 2010
132 Bulgaria 51.59% 2010
=133 Malaysia 51.4% 2010
=133 Brazil 51.4% 2010
European Union average (profile) 51.14% 2010
135 Kyrgyzstan 51.01% 2010
136 Sri Lanka 50.79% 2010
137 Belize 50.28% 2010
138 Argentina 49.99% 2010
139 Mauritius 49.83% 2010
140 Cape Verde 49.78% 2010
141 Greece 49.76% 2010
142 Kazakhstan 49.72% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 49.67% 2010
143 Ukraine 49.64% 2010
144 Tunisia 49.21% 2010
145 Ireland 49.13% 2010
146 Costa Rica 49.08% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 48.71% 2010
147 Oman 48.31% 2010
148 Panama 47.58% 2010
149 Moldova 47.14% 2010
150 Spain 47.02% 2010
151 Malta 44.12% 2010
152 Serbia and Montenegro 43.26% 2010
153 Netherlands 43.24% 2010
154 Singapore 42.78% 2010
155 Republic of Macedonia 42.35% 2010
156 Iraq 42.32% 2010
157 Italy 42.21% 2010
158 Austria 40.87% 2010
159 Lebanon 39.92% 2010
160 Croatia 39.41% 2010
161 Romania 37.55% 2010
162 Bosnia and Herzegovina 34.83% 2010
163 Luxembourg 34.44% 2010
164 Slovenia 33.31% 2010
165 Belgium 31.63% 2010
166 Hungary 29.71% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59. 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-55--59

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