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Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus: 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 77.27% 2010
2 Malawi 74.85% 2010
3 Ghana 71.3% 2010
4 Central African Republic 70.91% 2010
5 Tanzania 69.89% 2010
6 The Gambia 61.57% 2010
7 Uganda 61.02% 2010
8 Zimbabwe 57.68% 2010
9 Solomon Islands 57.4% 2010
10 Madagascar 57.17% 2010
11 Kenya 55.86% 2010
12 Eritrea 55.1% 2010
13 Comoros 54.75% 2010
14 Bolivia 54.4% 2010
15 Burkina Faso 53.92% 2010
16 Angola 52.75% 2010
17 Ethiopia 52.25% 2010
18 Benin 51.76% 2010
19 Nepal 50.75% 2010
20 Guinea-Bissau 50.49% 2010
21 Somalia 50.16% 2010
22 Burundi 50.05% 2010
23 Togo 49.72% 2010
24 Rwanda 49.24% 2010
25 Haiti 48.75% 2010
26 Cote d'Ivoire 48.41% 2010
27 Burma 48.2% 2010
28 Mali 48.08% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 47.82% 2010
29 Liberia 47.62% 2010
30 Sudan 46.88% 2010
31 Cameroon 46.72% 2010
32 Bangladesh 46.59% 2010
=33 Nigeria 46.47% 2010
=33 Niger 46.47% 2010
35 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.29% 2010
36 Gabon 45.76% 2010
37 East Timor 44.84% 2010
38 Bhutan 44.82% 2010
39 Lesotho 43.69% 2010
failed states average (profile) 43.65% 2010
40 Mauritania 43.24% 2010
41 Zambia 42.26% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 41.32% 2010
42 Senegal 40.48% 2010
=43 Dominica 39.66% 2010
=43 Dominican Republic 39.66% 2010
45 Chad 39.18% 2010
46 Philippines 39.09% 2010
=47 Guinea 39.02% 2010
=47 Papua New Guinea 39.02% 2010
49 Botswana 38.95% 2010
50 Laos 38.69% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 38.22% 2010
51 Afghanistan 37.53% 2010
52 Ecuador 37.37% 2010
53 Maldives 36.79% 2010
54 Sierra Leone 35.23% 2010
55 Indonesia 35.2% 2010
56 Guatemala 34.41% 2010
57 Jamaica 34.28% 2010
58 Equatorial Guinea 33.71% 2010
59 Qatar 33.41% 2010
60 Vietnam 33.09% 2010
61 Iran 33.03% 2010
62 Honduras 32.88% 2010
=63 Turkey 32.48% 2010
=63 Nicaragua 32.48% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 32.16% 2010
65 India 32.11% 2010
66 El Salvador 32.09% 2010
67 Cambodia 30.93% 2010
68 Peru 30.78% 2010
69 Cape Verde 30.1% 2010
70 Pakistan 30.06% 2010
71 Mexico 29.79% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 28.51% 2010
72 Mongolia 28.37% 2010
73 Iceland 27.89% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 27.57% 2010
74 Namibia 26.73% 2010
75 Belize 26.71% 2010
76 Fiji 26.62% 2010
77 Malaysia 26.58% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 26.43% 2010
78 Thailand 26.07% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 25.7% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 25.02% 2010
79 Venezuela 23.85% 2010
80 Paraguay 23.48% 2010
81 Yemen 23.47% 2010
82 Japan 22.43% 2010
83 The Bahamas 22.4% 2010
84 South Korea 22.24% 2010
85 Serbia and Montenegro 20.94% 2010
86 Saudi Arabia 20.88% 2010
87 Swaziland 20.35% 2010
88 Libya 20.08% 2010
89 Iraq 19.51% 2010
90 Morocco 19.37% 2010
91 Syria 18.93% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.87% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 18.79% 2010
92 Poland 18.65% 2010
93 North Korea 18.5% 2010
94 Bahrain 17.57% 2010
95 Tunisia 16.98% 2010
96 China 16.85% 2010
97 Panama 16.82% 2010
98 Albania 16.81% 2010
99 Colombia 16.75% 2010
100 Oman 16.61% 2010
101 Estonia 16.51% 2010
102 Jordan 16.23% 2010
103 Brazil 15.9% 2010
104 Georgia 15.89% 2010
105 Costa Rica 15.71% 2010
106 Sri Lanka 15.62% 2010
107 Egypt 15.51% 2010
108 Lebanon 15.25% 2010
109 United Arab Emirates 15.04% 2010
110 Guyana 14.88% 2010
111 Kuwait 14.28% 2010
112 Latvia 14.04% 2010
113 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.7% 2010
114 Cyprus 13.57% 2010
115 Republic of Macedonia 13.16% 2010
116 South Africa 12.79% 2010
117 Chile 12.27% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 11.92% 2010
118 Algeria 11.48% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 11.26% 2010
119 Portugal 11.01% 2010
120 Israel 10.58% 2010
121 Trinidad and Tobago 10.17% 2010
122 Argentina 9.93% 2010
=123 United States 9.92% 2010
=123 Croatia 9.92% 2010
125 Slovenia 9.89% 2010
126 Singapore 9.72% 2010
127 Suriname 9.19% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 8.83% 2010
128 Armenia 8.78% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.47% 2010
129 Lithuania 8.4% 2010
Europe average (profile) 8.39% 2010
130 Uruguay 8.29% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 8.15% 2010
131 Turkmenistan 8.1% 2010
132 Norway 8.08% 2010
133 Mauritius 7.97% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.66% 2010
134 Czech Republic 7.56% 2010
135 Russia 7.49% 2010
136 Tajikistan 7.23% 2010
137 Ireland 7.19% 2010
138 Barbados 6.95% 2010
139 Slovakia 6.73% 2010
140 Belarus 6.59% 2010
European Union average (profile) 6.29% 2010
141 Greece 6.18% 2010
142 Canada 6.05% 2010
143 Bulgaria 5.98% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 5.82% 2010
144 New Zealand 5.73% 2010
145 Uzbekistan 5.66% 2010
146 Denmark 5.49% 2010
147 Ukraine 5.27% 2010
148 Kyrgyzstan 5.25% 2010
149 Switzerland 4.77% 2010
150 Kazakhstan 4.74% 2010
151 Moldova 4.62% 2010
152 Romania 4.49% 2010
153 Australia 4.47% 2010
154 Sweden 4.27% 2010
155 Italy 3.76% 2010
156 Malta 3.15% 2010
157 Finland 2.36% 2010
158 Germany 2.3% 2010
159 Spain 2.04% 2010
160 France 1.52% 2010
161 Austria 1.26% 2010
162 Luxembourg 1.16% 2010
163 Netherlands 1.14% 2010
164 Belgium 0.93% 2010
165 Hungary 0.46% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus. 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-65-plus

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