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Labor > Economic activity > Women 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 72.86% 2010
2 Ghana 68.9% 2010
3 Malawi 68.07% 2010
4 Central African Republic 63.79% 2010
5 Tanzania 59.9% 2010
6 Zimbabwe 56.07% 2010
7 The Gambia 53.25% 2010
8 Solomon Islands 50.96% 2010
9 Uganda 48.63% 2010
10 Kenya 41.45% 2010
11 Madagascar 40.54% 2010
12 Eritrea 40.44% 2010
13 Burkina Faso 40.09% 2010
14 Angola 38.2% 2010
15 Bolivia 36.9% 2010
16 Nepal 36.46% 2010
17 Comoros 35.01% 2010
18 Gabon 34.95% 2010
19 Rwanda 34.77% 2010
20 Burundi 34.73% 2010
21 Benin 34.35% 2010
22 Ethiopia 34.28% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 33.66% 2010
23 Haiti 33.5% 2010
24 Mauritania 33.07% 2010
=25 Guinea 32.96% 2010
=25 Papua New Guinea 32.96% 2010
=27 Bangladesh 32.9% 2010
=27 Burma 32.9% 2010
29 Somalia 32.81% 2010
30 Togo 32.42% 2010
31 Maldives 32.38% 2010
32 Mali 31.64% 2010
33 Democratic Republic of the Congo 30.77% 2010
34 Zambia 30.74% 2010
35 East Timor 30.65% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 28.68% 2010
=36 Cameroon 27.6% 2010
=36 Senegal 27.6% 2010
failed states average (profile) 27.43% 2010
38 Bhutan 27.42% 2010
39 Laos 27.09% 2010
40 Philippines 26.24% 2010
41 Cambodia 26.2% 2010
42 Vietnam 26.14% 2010
=43 Nigeria 25.61% 2010
=43 Niger 25.61% 2010
45 Guinea-Bissau 24.61% 2010
46 Botswana 24.52% 2010
47 Indonesia 24.12% 2010
48 Liberia 23.67% 2010
49 Turkey 23.66% 2010
50 Cote d'Ivoire 23.42% 2010
51 Chad 22.75% 2010
52 Sudan 22.36% 2010
53 Jamaica 22.34% 2010
54 Mongolia 22.01% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 21.35% 2010
55 Lesotho 20.95% 2010
56 Equatorial Guinea 20.79% 2010
57 Afghanistan 20.51% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 19.89% 2010
58 Iceland 19.57% 2010
59 Namibia 19.38% 2010
60 Sierra Leone 18.34% 2010
61 Thailand 17.34% 2010
62 Malaysia 16.96% 2010
63 El Salvador 16.62% 2010
64 Serbia and Montenegro 16.36% 2010
65 South Korea 16.02% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 15.37% 2010
66 Poland 15.32% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 15.26% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 14.76% 2010
67 The Bahamas 14.67% 2010
68 Nicaragua 14.45% 2010
69 Japan 14.41% 2010
70 North Korea 13.69% 2010
71 Honduras 13.61% 2010
72 India 13.52% 2010
73 Estonia 13.3% 2010
74 Ecuador 13.18% 2010
75 Pakistan 12.42% 2010
76 Mexico 12.35% 2010
77 Cape Verde 12.15% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 12.12% 2010
78 Iran 11.88% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 11.65% 2010
79 Guatemala 11.23% 2010
80 Peru 11.21% 2010
81 Latvia 11.14% 2010
82 Georgia 11.1% 2010
83 Morocco 10.95% 2010
84 Paraguay 10.77% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 10.31% 2010
85 Fiji 10.19% 2010
=86 Dominica 10.18% 2010
=86 Dominican Republic 10.18% 2010
88 Colombia 10.09% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 8.81% 2010
89 Swaziland 8.78% 2010
90 Slovenia 8.76% 2010
91 Republic of Macedonia 8.46% 2010
92 Egypt 7.95% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.79% 2010
93 Cyprus 7.77% 2010
94 China 7.6% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 7.51% 2010
95 United States 7.41% 2010
96 Portugal 7.09% 2010
97 Croatia 7.06% 2010
98 Syria 6.77% 2010
99 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.46% 2010
100 Yemen 6.45% 2010
101 Lithuania 6.35% 2010
102 Azerbaijan 6.34% 2010
103 Tunisia 6.33% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 6.02% 2010
104 Norway 5.88% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.87% 2010
105 Israel 5.85% 2010
106 Panama 5.84% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.72% 2010
107 Algeria 5.66% 2010
Europe average (profile) 5.48% 2010
108 Russia 5.38% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.27% 2010
109 Sri Lanka 5.12% 2010
110 Armenia 5.1% 2010
111 Albania 5.01% 2010
112 Brazil 4.95% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.94% 2010
113 Tajikistan 4.9% 2010
114 Czech Republic 4.88% 2010
115 Venezuela 4.77% 2010
116 Guyana 4.73% 2010
117 Belize 4.6% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.59% 2010
118 Libya 4.58% 2010
119 Turkmenistan 4.57% 2010
120 South Africa 4.56% 2010
121 Uruguay 4.53% 2010
122 Trinidad and Tobago 4.48% 2010
123 Singapore 4.32% 2010
European Union average (profile) 4.25% 2010
124 Belarus 4.24% 2010
125 Romania 4.22% 2010
126 Slovakia 4.16% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 3.82% 2010
127 Jordan 3.75% 2010
128 Mauritius 3.66% 2010
129 Greece 3.64% 2010
130 Canada 3.55% 2010
131 Oman 3.51% 2010
132 Iraq 3.49% 2010
133 Barbados 3.42% 2010
134 Uzbekistan 3.38% 2010
=135 New Zealand 3.34% 2010
=135 Ukraine 3.34% 2010
137 Costa Rica 3.17% 2010
138 Chile 3.16% 2010
139 Kyrgyzstan 3.14% 2010
140 Kazakhstan 3.11% 2010
141 Bulgaria 2.93% 2010
142 Switzerland 2.75% 2010
143 Denmark 2.69% 2010
144 Moldova 2.68% 2010
145 Sweden 2.54% 2010
146 Argentina 2.52% 2010
147 Ireland 2.43% 2010
=148 Australia 2.1% 2010
=148 Lebanon 2.1% 2010
150 Suriname 1.85% 2010
151 Italy 1.81% 2010
152 Cuba 1.43% 2010
153 Finland 1.36% 2010
154 Spain 1.33% 2010
155 Germany 1.31% 2010
156 Saudi Arabia 1.24% 2010
157 Malta 1.2% 2010
158 France 1.15% 2010
159 Austria 0.84% 2010
160 Luxembourg 0.72% 2010
161 Bahrain 0.65% 2010
162 United Arab Emirates 0.57% 2010
163 Qatar 0.52% 2010
164 Belgium 0.44% 2010
165 Kuwait 0.38% 2010
166 Netherlands 0.23% 2010
167 Hungary 0.2% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Women 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/Women-aged-65-plus

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