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Labor > Economic activity > Men 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 Botswana 98.6% 2010
=2 Tanzania 97.65% 2010
=2 Guinea-Bissau 97.65% 2010
4 Mozambique 97.49% 2010
5 Malawi 96.57% 2010
6 Bangladesh 96.38% 2010
7 Comoros 96.07% 2010
8 Equatorial Guinea 95.66% 2010
9 Sudan 95.53% 2010
10 Ghana 95.25% 2010
11 Uganda 95.06% 2010
12 Madagascar 94.94% 2010
13 Burundi 94.85% 2010
14 Nicaragua 94.71% 2010
15 Switzerland 94.54% 2010
16 Guatemala 94.53% 2010
17 The Gambia 94.47% 2010
18 Kenya 94.45% 2010
19 Rwanda 94.33% 2010
=20 Nigeria 94.24% 2010
=20 Niger 94.24% 2010
22 Honduras 94.17% 2010
23 Liberia 94.08% 2010
=24 Dominica 93.93% 2010
=24 Dominican Republic 93.93% 2010
26 Zimbabwe 93.92% 2010
27 Mali 93.87% 2010
28 Japan 93.64% 2010
29 Yemen 93.55% 2010
30 Central African Republic 93.54% 2010
31 Ethiopia 93.52% 2010
32 Eritrea 93.44% 2010
33 Philippines 93.34% 2010
34 Mauritania 93.19% 2010
35 Peru 92.99% 2010
36 Cameroon 92.94% 2010
=37 Burkina Faso 92.91% 2010
=37 Somalia 92.91% 2010
39 Lesotho 92.53% 2010
40 Cape Verde 92.45% 2010
41 Bhutan 92.44% 2010
42 Ecuador 92.43% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 92.36% 2010
43 United Arab Emirates 92.29% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 92.17% 2010
=44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 92.02% 2010
=44 Burma 92.02% 2010
46 Cyprus 91.95% 2010
47 Egypt 91.92% 2010
48 Paraguay 91.76% 2010
49 Maldives 91.75% 2010
=50 Afghanistan 91.67% 2010
=50 Qatar 91.67% 2010
52 Haiti 91.62% 2010
53 Thailand 91.35% 2010
54 Iceland 91.27% 2010
55 Benin 91.04% 2010
failed states average (profile) 91.01% 2010
56 Cambodia 90.94% 2010
57 El Salvador 90.79% 2010
58 Nepal 90.6% 2010
59 India 90.53% 2010
60 Zambia 90.51% 2010
61 Togo 90.41% 2010
62 Namibia 90.4% 2010
63 Cote d'Ivoire 90.22% 2010
64 Bolivia 90.19% 2010
65 Chad 90.16% 2010
=66 Pakistan 89.81% 2010
=66 Angola 89.81% 2010
68 Gabon 89.4% 2010
69 Sierra Leone 89.29% 2010
70 Mongolia 89.24% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 88.84% 2010
71 Turkmenistan 88.65% 2010
72 Bahrain 88.44% 2010
73 Jamaica 88.42% 2010
74 Cuba 88.2% 2010
75 Indonesia 88.07% 2010
76 Mexico 87.93% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 87.87% 2010
77 Tajikistan 87.84% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 87.73% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 87.59% 2010
78 Syria 87.59% 2010
79 Laos 87.58% 2010
80 East Timor 87.44% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 86.67% 2010
81 Morocco 86.61% 2010
82 Libya 86.55% 2010
83 Belize 86.35% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 86.08% 2010
84 Sweden 85.61% 2010
85 Solomon Islands 85.45% 2010
86 Lithuania 85.39% 2010
87 Jordan 85.38% 2010
88 Latvia 85.25% 2010
89 Estonia 85.24% 2010
90 Barbados 85.11% 2010
91 Iran 84.96% 2010
92 Senegal 84.91% 2010
93 Belarus 84.68% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 84.5% 2010
94 The Bahamas 84.44% 2010
95 South Africa 84.19% 2010
96 Guyana 84.18% 2010
=97 Guinea 84.16% 2010
=97 Papua New Guinea 84.16% 2010
99 Algeria 84.03% 2010
100 Uzbekistan 84.01% 2010
101 Venezuela 83.97% 2010
102 Saudi Arabia 83.78% 2010
103 Georgia 83.55% 2010
104 Moldova 83.49% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 82.9% 2010
105 Azerbaijan 82.68% 2010
106 South Korea 82.59% 2010
107 Kyrgyzstan 82.27% 2010
108 North Korea 82.11% 2010
109 Swaziland 81.91% 2010
110 Armenia 81.85% 2010
111 Denmark 81.62% 2010
112 China 81.61% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 81.54% 2010
113 Kuwait 81.44% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 81.32% 2010
114 Colombia 80.68% 2010
115 Czech Republic 79.77% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 79.51% 2010
116 Fiji 79.43% 2010
117 Norway 79.38% 2010
=118 Mauritius 79.16% 2010
=118 Israel 79.16% 2010
120 Albania 78.95% 2010
121 Slovakia 78.76% 2010
122 Kazakhstan 78.61% 2010
123 Suriname 78.57% 2010
124 Trinidad and Tobago 78.53% 2010
125 Costa Rica 78.11% 2010
126 Chile 77.93% 2010
127 Uruguay 77.9% 2010
=128 Argentina 77.88% 2010
=128 Tunisia 77.88% 2010
130 Sri Lanka 77.7% 2010
131 Panama 77.5% 2010
132 New Zealand 77.45% 2010
133 Bulgaria 77.44% 2010
134 Vietnam 77.09% 2010
135 Ireland 77.04% 2010
136 Ukraine 76.82% 2010
137 United States 76.57% 2010
138 Oman 76.2% 2010
139 Lebanon 75.47% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 75.28% 2010
140 Brazil 74.97% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 74.83% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 74.75% 2010
141 Germany 74.48% 2010
142 Iraq 74.13% 2010
143 Canada 74.04% 2010
144 Russia 73.17% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 73.08% 2010
145 Spain 72.54% 2010
146 Portugal 72.28% 2010
Europe average (profile) 72.21% 2010
147 Malta 72.08% 2010
148 Australia 71.92% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 71.31% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 69.76% 2010
European Union average (profile) 69.18% 2010
149 Greece 69.02% 2010
150 Poland 68.77% 2010
151 Malaysia 68.23% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 68.18% 2010
152 Turkey 66.74% 2010
153 Singapore 65.32% 2010
154 France 65.21% 2010
155 Italy 64.53% 2010
156 Netherlands 60.09% 2010
157 Republic of Macedonia 59.99% 2010
158 Austria 59.52% 2010
159 Hungary 59.14% 2010
160 Serbia and Montenegro 58.89% 2010
161 Finland 58.25% 2010
162 Croatia 56.45% 2010
163 Bosnia and Herzegovina 55.73% 2010
164 Luxembourg 49.96% 2010
165 Romania 46.34% 2010
166 Belgium 46.33% 2010
167 Slovenia 44.75% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Men 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/Men-aged-55--59

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