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Labor > Employment rate > Young adults: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Uganda 75.4 2008
2 Burkina Faso 74.2 2008
3 Ethiopia 73.5 2008
4 Burundi 73.2 2008
5 Guinea 72.8 2008
6 Madagascar 70.7 2008
7 Tanzania 70 2008
8 Cambodia 68.2 2008
9 Iceland 67.1 2008
10 Netherlands 66.8 2008
11 Mozambique 65.7 2008
=12 Australia 64.1 2008
=12 Rwanda 64.1 2008
14 Laos 63.6 2008
=15 Guinea-Bissau 63.1 2008
=15 Switzerland 63.1 2008
17 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.9 2008
18 Equatorial Guinea 61.5 2008
19 Denmark 61 2008
20 Canada 60.6 2008
21 Benin 58.9 2008
22 Kenya 58.7 2008
=23 East Timor 58.1 2008
=23 Central African Republic 58.1 2008
25 Somalia 57.9 2008
26 Paraguay 57.7 2008
27 Liberia 56.7 2008
28 New Zealand 56.3 2008
29 Bangladesh 56 2008
30 United Kingdom 55.8 2008
31 Norway 55.7 2008
=32 Senegal 54.5 2008
=32 The Gambia 54.5 2008
=32 China 54.5 2008
35 Papua New Guinea 54.2 2008
36 Eritrea 53.6 2008
37 Burma 53.4 2008
38 Austria 52.8 2008
39 Togo 52.7 2008
40 Brazil 52.6 2008
41 Peru 52.5 2008
=42 Guatemala 51.6 2008
=42 Niger 51.6 2008
44 Vietnam 51.1 2008
=45 Solomon Islands 50.7 2008
=45 United States 50.7 2008
47 Chad 50.2 2008
48 Zimbabwe 49.6 2008
49 Bolivia 49.4 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 49.36 2008
50 Malawi 49 2008
51 Comoros 48.5 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 48.23 2008
52 Nicaragua 48 2008
failed states average (profile) 47.66 2008
=53 Qatar 47.2 2008
=53 Malta 47.2 2008
55 Haiti 47 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 46.91 2008
56 Afghanistan 46.9 2008
57 Zambia 46.4 2008
South Asia average (profile) 46.34 2008
58 Nepal 45.9 2008
59 Trinidad and Tobago 45.7 2008
=60 Congo, Republic of the 45.6 2008
=60 Thailand 45.6 2008
=60 United Arab Emirates 45.6 2008
63 Bhutan 45.5 2008
64 Cote d'Ivoire 45.3 2008
65 Sweden 45.2 2008
66 Malaysia 44.5 2008
67 Ireland 44.4 2008
68 Germany 44.3 2008
69 Barbados 43.8 2008
70 Pakistan 43.7 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 43.69 2008
71 Finland 43.6 2008
72 Costa Rica 43.1 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 43.01 2008
73 Colombia 42.9 2008
74 Honduras 42.8 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 42.59 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 42.45 2008
75 Maldives 42.4 2008
76 Brunei 42.3 2008
77 The Bahamas 42.2 2008
78 Kazakhstan 42.1 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 42.09 2008
79 Sierra Leone 42 2008
80 Belize 41.8 2008
81 Mexico 41.6 2008
82 Indonesia 40.8 2008
=83 Lesotho 40.4 2008
=83 Japan 40.4 2008
85 Ghana 39.9 2008
=86 Ecuador 39.7 2008
=86 Fiji 39.7 2008
88 India 39.6 2008
=89 Panama 39.5 2008
=89 Venezuela 39.5 2008
=89 Kyrgyzstan 39.5 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 39.32 2008
92 Philippines 39.2 2008
93 Uzbekistan 38.9 2008
94 El Salvador 38.8 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 38.63 2008
=95 Azerbaijan 38.6 2008
=95 Uruguay 38.6 2008
97 Cape Verde 38.1 2008
98 Singapore 37.6 2008
99 Tajikistan 37.5 2008
100 Mauritius 37.3 2008
101 European Union 37.17 2008
102 Guyana 37 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 36.95 2008
103 Spain 36.8 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 36.35 2008
104 Argentina 36.2 2008
Europe average (profile) 35.98 2008
105 Albania 35.9 2008
European Union average (profile) 35.73 2008
106 Cyprus 35.7 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 35.57 2008
107 Sri Lanka 35.5 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 35.37 2008
=108 Portugal 35.1 2008
=108 Latvia 35.1 2008
=110 Morocco 34.7 2008
=110 Mongolia 34.7 2008
=110 Belarus 34.7 2008
113 Mali 34.5 2008
114 Ukraine 34.3 2008
115 Turkmenistan 33.7 2008
116 Dominican Republic 33.5 2008
117 Cameroon 33.4 2008
118 Gabon 33.1 2008
119 Russia 32.7 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 32.51 2008
=120 Syria 32.3 2008
=120 Slovenia 32.3 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 31.91 2008
122 Cuba 31.9 2008
123 Turkey 30.7 2008
124 Algeria 30.6 2008
125 Bahrain 30.3 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 30.23 2008
=126 Slovakia 30.2 2008
=126 Kuwait 30.2 2008
128 Oman 29.4 2008
=129 France 29.3 2008
=129 Estonia 29.3 2008
131 Jamaica 29.1 2008
132 Czech Republic 28.8 2008
=133 Lebanon 28.7 2008
=133 Croatia 28.7 2008
135 Puerto Rico 28.5 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 27.99 2008
136 Greece 27.6 2008
137 Libya 27.4 2008
138 Belgium 27.2 2008
=139 Israel 27.1 2008
=139 Botswana 27.1 2008
141 Poland 26.8 2008
142 Bulgaria 26.5 2008
143 Netherlands Antilles 26.2 2008
144 Swaziland 25.5 2008
145 Armenia 25.4 2008
=146 Italy 24.7 2008
=146 Saudi Arabia 24.7 2008
148 Nigeria 24.2 2008
149 Romania 24 2008
150 Chile 23.7 2008
151 Sudan 23.4 2008
=152 Mauritania 23.2 2008
=152 Iraq 23.2 2008
154 Luxembourg 22.7 2008
155 Tunisia 22.3 2008
156 Georgia 22 2008
157 Suriname 21.7 2008
158 Serbia and Montenegro 21.07 2008
159 Hungary 20.4 2008
160 Jordan 19.8 2008
161 Lithuania 18 2008
162 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.6 2008
163 Moldova 16.9 2008
164 South Africa 14.6 2008
165 Namibia 13.6 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Young adults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Employment-rate/Young-adults

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