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Labor > Economically active children, work only > % of economically active children, ages 7-14: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Economically active children, work only (% of economically active 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Guinea 98.6% 1994
2 Pakistan 87.4% 2011
3 Morocco 84.5% 2004
4 South Sudan 76% 2008
5 Lesotho 74.4% 2002
6 Sudan 73.5% 2008
7 Mali 69.6% 2007
8 Burkina Faso 67.7% 2006
9 India 67.5% 2010
10 Niger 66.5% 2006
11 Central African Republic 54.93% 2000
12 Somalia 53.5% 2006
13 Senegal 52.5% 2011
14 Mauritania 49.2% 2007
15 Chad 49.1% 2004
16 Cote d'Ivoire 46.8% 2006
17 Honduras 45.1% 2007
18 Indonesia 44.4% 2010
19 Madagascar 40.9% 2007
20 Turkey 38.8% 2006
21 Bangladesh 37.8% 2006
22 East Timor 36.6% 2007
23 Guinea-Bissau 36.4% 2006
24 Benin 36.1% 2006
25 Nepal 35.6% 1999
26 Ethiopia 35.1% 2011
27 Syria 34.6% 2006
28 Sierra Leone 32.9% 2008
29 Iraq 32.4% 2006
=30 Nigeria 30.9% 2007
=30 Yemen 30.9% 2006
32 Nicaragua 30.8% 2005
33 Guatemala 28.4% 2006
34 Tanzania 28.2% 2007
35 Jordan 27.8% 2007
36 Angola 26.6% 2001
37 The Gambia 25.6% 2008
38 Paraguay 24.22% 2005
39 Ecuador 24.2% 2011
40 Liberia 23.9% 2010
41 Laos 22.9% 2006
42 Cameroon 21.9% 2007
43 Egypt 21% 2005
=44 Romania 20.7% 2000
=44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.7% 2010
46 Venezuela 19.8% 2006
47 Costa Rica 19% 2011
48 Ghana 18.7% 2006
49 Zambia 18.6% 2008
50 Rwanda 18.5% 2008
51 Burundi 18.3% 2010
52 Mozambique 18.2% 2008
53 Cambodia 18% 2009
54 Haiti 17.7% 2005
55 El Salvador 17.3% 2011
56 Mongolia 16.4% 2007
57 Vietnam 15.9% 2011
58 Mexico 15% 2011
59 Philippines 14.8% 2001
60 Colombia 14.61% 2009
61 Panama 14.6% 2008
62 Kenya 14.1% 2000
63 Zimbabwe 12% 1999
64 Togo 11.5% 2010
65 Uruguay 10.7% 2009
66 Malawi 10.5% 2006
67 Republic of the Congo 9.86% 2005
68 Namibia 9.49% 1999
69 Tajikistan 9% 2005
70 Uganda 7.73% 2006
71 Bolivia 7.2% 2009
72 Albania 6.7% 2005
73 Azerbaijan 6.3% 2005
74 South Africa 5.1% 1999
=75 Dominican Republic 4.8% 2009
=75 Argentina 4.8% 2004
77 Thailand 4.2% 2005
78 Peru 4% 2007
79 Portugal 3.6% 2001
80 Brazil 3.59% 2011
81 Chile 3.2% 2003
82 Sri Lanka 3.17% 2009
83 Republic of Macedonia 2.8% 2005
84 Trinidad and Tobago 2.6% 2008
85 Jamaica 2.5% 2005
86 Swaziland 2.4% 2010
87 Serbia 2.1% 2005
88 Kazakhstan 1.6% 2006
=89 Georgia 1% 2006
=89 Uzbekistan 1% 2005
91 Kyrgyzstan 0.781% 2007
=92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1% 2006
=92 Ukraine 0.1% 2005
=94 Moldova 0.0 2009
=94 Armenia 0.0 2010
=94 Belarus 0.0 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economically active children, work only > % of economically active 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,-work-only/%-of-economically-active-children,-ages-7--14

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