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Labor > Economically active children, total > % of children ages 7-14: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Economically active children, total (% of children ages 7-14). Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Benin 74.4% 2006
2 Central African Republic 67% 2000
3 Chad 60.4% 2004
4 Sierra Leone 53.7% 2008
5 Guinea-Bissau 50.5% 2006
6 Ghana 48.9% 2006
7 Togo 48.8% 2010
8 Guinea 48.3% 1994
9 Nepal 47.2% 1999
10 Niger 47.1% 2006
11 Cote d'Ivoire 45.7% 2006
12 South Sudan 45.6% 2008
13 Somalia 43.5% 2006
14 Cameroon 43.4% 2007
15 Peru 42.2% 2007
16 Burkina Faso 42.1% 2006
17 Nigeria 40.7% 2007
18 Malawi 40.3% 2006
19 Uganda 38.17% 2006
20 Kenya 37.7% 2000
21 Kyrgyzstan 36.6% 2007
22 The Gambia 35.9% 2008
23 Cambodia 34.5% 2009
24 Zambia 34.4% 2008
25 Haiti 33.4% 2005
26 Burundi 31.9% 2010
27 Georgia 31.8% 2006
28 Tanzania 31.1% 2006
29 Angola 30.1% 2001
30 Republic of the Congo 30.06% 2005
31 Moldova 29% 2009
32 South Africa 27.7% 1999
33 Mozambique 27.4% 2008
34 Ethiopia 26.1% 2011
35 Madagascar 26% 2007
36 Mali 23% 2007
37 Albania 22% 2005
38 Mauritania 21.3% 2007
39 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.5% 2010
40 Bolivia 20.2% 2009
41 East Timor 19.9% 2007
42 Laos 18.6% 2006
43 Liberia 18.4% 2010
44 Yemen 18.3% 2006
45 Guatemala 18.2% 2006
46 Senegal 17.4% 2011
47 Ukraine 17.3% 2005
48 Bangladesh 16.2% 2006
49 Namibia 15.44% 1999
50 Paraguay 15.3% 2005
51 Thailand 15.1% 2005
52 Iraq 14.7% 2006
53 Zimbabwe 14.3% 1999
54 Dominican Republic 14.06% 2009
55 Swaziland 13.3% 2010
56 Philippines 13.26% 2001
=57 Pakistan 13% 2011
=57 Vietnam 13% 2011
59 Argentina 12.9% 2004
60 Sudan 12.5% 2008
61 Republic of Macedonia 11.8% 2005
62 Belarus 11.7% 2005
63 Sri Lanka 10.7% 2009
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.6% 2006
=65 Mongolia 10.1% 2007
=65 Nicaragua 10.1% 2005
67 Armenia 9.9% 2010
68 Jamaica 9.8% 2005
=69 Tajikistan 8.9% 2005
=69 Panama 8.9% 2008
71 Honduras 8.7% 2007
72 Egypt 7.9% 2005
73 Rwanda 7.5% 2008
74 El Salvador 7.44% 2011
75 Uruguay 7.3% 2009
76 Serbia 6.9% 2005
77 Mexico 6.8% 2011
78 Syria 6.6% 2006
79 Colombia 6.44% 2009
80 Azerbaijan 5.2% 2005
=81 Uzbekistan 5.1% 2005
=81 Venezuela 5.1% 2006
83 Morocco 4.5% 2004
84 Brazil 4.2% 2011
85 Chile 4.1% 2003
86 Indonesia 3.7% 2010
87 Portugal 3.64% 2001
88 Kazakhstan 3.6% 2006
89 Trinidad and Tobago 3.4% 2008
90 Ecuador 3.2% 2011
=91 Turkey 2.6% 2006
=91 Lesotho 2.6% 2002
=93 Costa Rica 2.5% 2011
=93 India 2.5% 2010
95 Romania 1.4% 2000
96 Jordan 1% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economically active children, total > % of children ages 7-14. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Economically-active-children,-total/%-of-children-ages-7--14

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