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Labor > Economic activity > Women 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 89.37% 2010
2 Ghana 88.85% 2010
3 Tanzania 86.6% 2010
4 Malawi 84.38% 2010
5 Solomon Islands 84.29% 2010
6 Cambodia 83.98% 2010
7 Uganda 83.48% 2010
8 Sweden 80.44% 2010
9 Central African Republic 79.02% 2010
10 Kenya 78.03% 2010
11 Iceland 77.53% 2010
12 Eritrea 76.51% 2010
13 Burkina Faso 76.5% 2010
14 Angola 74.59% 2010
15 Madagascar 74.52% 2010
16 Maldives 74.15% 2010
17 Rwanda 73.85% 2010
18 Burundi 73.71% 2010
19 Jamaica 72.33% 2010
20 Zimbabwe 72.25% 2010
21 The Gambia 70.67% 2010
=22 Guinea 70.47% 2010
=22 Papua New Guinea 70.47% 2010
24 Mali 69.56% 2010
25 East Timor 68.77% 2010
26 Chad 68.43% 2010
27 Burma 67.63% 2010
28 Bangladesh 66.73% 2010
29 Somalia 66.35% 2010
30 Thailand 65.44% 2010
31 The Bahamas 65.41% 2010
32 Mongolia 65.34% 2010
33 Norway 65.26% 2010
34 Benin 65.24% 2010
35 Comoros 64.27% 2010
36 Denmark 62.82% 2010
37 Mauritania 62.72% 2010
38 Gabon 62.64% 2010
39 Democratic Republic of the Congo 62.26% 2010
40 Laos 62.17% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 62% 2010
41 Senegal 61.17% 2010
42 Finland 60.79% 2010
43 Haiti 60.13% 2010
44 United States 58.96% 2010
=45 Nigeria 58.81% 2010
=45 Niger 58.81% 2010
47 Ethiopia 58.48% 2010
48 Cameroon 57.6% 2010
49 Nepal 57.44% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 57.4% 2010
50 Indonesia 57.18% 2010
51 Guinea-Bissau 56.73% 2010
52 Togo 56.4% 2010
53 South Korea 55.67% 2010
54 Switzerland 55.35% 2010
55 Japan 55.17% 2010
56 Vietnam 55.15% 2010
57 Namibia 53.22% 2010
58 Botswana 53.16% 2010
59 Liberia 53.03% 2010
60 Bhutan 52.88% 2010
failed states average (profile) 52.67% 2010
61 Equatorial Guinea 52.44% 2010
62 Estonia 52.39% 2010
63 Philippines 52.24% 2010
64 Georgia 50.6% 2010
65 Latvia 49.87% 2010
66 Canada 49.78% 2010
67 North Korea 49.31% 2010
68 Zambia 48.26% 2010
69 New Zealand 48.1% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 47.69% 2010
70 Bolivia 47.14% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 46.54% 2010
71 Poland 46.21% 2010
72 Cote d'Ivoire 45.82% 2010
73 Turkey 45.65% 2010
74 China 45.43% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 45.34% 2010
75 Sierra Leone 44.34% 2010
76 France 44.31% 2010
77 Barbados 44.24% 2010
78 Afghanistan 43.87% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 43.83% 2010
79 Armenia 43.17% 2010
80 Portugal 42.8% 2010
81 Germany 42.78% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 42.56% 2010
82 Lesotho 42.01% 2010
83 Israel 41.97% 2010
84 Nicaragua 41.2% 2010
85 Lithuania 41.02% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 40.72% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 39.58% 2010
86 Cyprus 39.09% 2010
87 India 38.88% 2010
88 Uruguay 38.28% 2010
89 Trinidad and Tobago 38.24% 2010
90 Australia 38.11% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 37.74% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 37.22% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 37.07% 2010
91 Morocco 37.02% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 36.64% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 36.18% 2010
Europe average (profile) 36.09% 2010
92 Pakistan 36.07% 2010
93 Sudan 35.08% 2010
94 Russia 34.61% 2010
European Union average (profile) 34.55% 2010
=95 Malaysia 34.42% 2010
=95 El Salvador 34.42% 2010
97 Honduras 34.16% 2010
=98 Dominica 33.32% 2010
=98 Dominican Republic 33.32% 2010
100 Czech Republic 33.29% 2010
101 Belarus 33.24% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 33.23% 2010
102 Swaziland 32.91% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 32.9% 2010
103 Paraguay 32.89% 2010
104 Chile 32.5% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 32.36% 2010
105 Suriname 32.3% 2010
106 Guyana 32.08% 2010
107 Colombia 31.97% 2010
108 Greece 31.23% 2010
109 Cape Verde 31.1% 2010
110 Venezuela 31.08% 2010
111 South Africa 30.54% 2010
112 Brazil 30.29% 2010
113 Romania 29.67% 2010
114 Slovakia 29.54% 2010
115 Azerbaijan 29.43% 2010
116 Mexico 29.36% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 29.16% 2010
117 Serbia and Montenegro 28.71% 2010
118 Fiji 28.42% 2010
119 Bulgaria 28.25% 2010
120 Guatemala 28.21% 2010
121 Ukraine 28.19% 2010
122 Turkmenistan 27.48% 2010
123 Sri Lanka 26.87% 2010
124 Peru 26.41% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 26.07% 2010
125 Netherlands 25.99% 2010
126 Ecuador 25.86% 2010
127 Kazakhstan 25.79% 2010
128 Republic of Macedonia 25.23% 2010
129 Egypt 24.88% 2010
130 Cuba 24.87% 2010
131 Yemen 24.36% 2010
132 Argentina 24.29% 2010
133 Tunisia 24.13% 2010
134 Albania 23.76% 2010
135 Mauritius 23.72% 2010
136 Croatia 23.69% 2010
137 Syria 23.18% 2010
138 Austria 23.16% 2010
139 Tajikistan 22.92% 2010
140 Spain 22.72% 2010
141 Slovenia 22.46% 2010
142 Algeria 22.43% 2010
143 Kyrgyzstan 21.83% 2010
144 Italy 21.07% 2010
145 Ireland 20.53% 2010
146 Costa Rica 20.46% 2010
147 Libya 20.1% 2010
148 Singapore 20.03% 2010
149 Iran 19.69% 2010
150 Uzbekistan 19.67% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 19.09% 2010
151 Luxembourg 18.66% 2010
152 Moldova 18.18% 2010
153 Malta 18.09% 2010
154 Jordan 17.99% 2010
155 Kuwait 17.51% 2010
156 Belgium 17.07% 2010
157 Panama 16.96% 2010
158 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.63% 2010
159 Qatar 14.17% 2010
160 Belize 14.02% 2010
161 Lebanon 11.05% 2010
162 Oman 10.83% 2010
163 Iraq 10.47% 2010
164 Saudi Arabia 9.23% 2010
165 United Arab Emirates 8.72% 2010
166 Bahrain 5.85% 2010
167 Hungary 4.78% 2010

Citation

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

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