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Labor > Employment rate > Young men: 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 Equatorial Guinea 79.6 2008
2 Ethiopia 78.9 2008
3 Uganda 78.6 2008
4 Burkina Faso 77.7 2008
5 Guinea 74.7 2008
6 Guinea-Bissau 74.3 2008
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 72.8 2008
8 Burundi 72.2 2008
9 Madagascar 72 2008
10 Niger 71.3 2008
=11 Tanzania 70.3 2008
=11 Guatemala 70.3 2008
13 Nicaragua 70.2 2008
14 Cambodia 69.9 2008
15 Pakistan 69.2 2008
16 Benin 68.9 2008
17 Somalia 68.6 2008
18 Netherlands 67.5 2008
19 Iceland 65.8 2008
20 Senegal 65.5 2008
21 Central African Republic 65.3 2008
22 Bangladesh 65.1 2008
23 Afghanistan 64.9 2008
24 Australia 64.6 2008
25 Togo 64.2 2008
=26 Eritrea 64 2008
=26 Switzerland 64 2008
28 East Timor 63.5 2008
=29 Cote d'Ivoire 63.4 2008
=29 Burma 63.4 2008
31 Paraguay 62.7 2008
South Asia average (profile) 62.48 2008
32 Liberia 62.4 2008
33 Brazil 62.3 2008
34 Rwanda 62.1 2008
35 Kenya 61.9 2008
36 Honduras 61.3 2008
=37 Denmark 61.2 2008
=37 United Arab Emirates 61.2 2008
39 Peru 59.7 2008
40 Canada 59.1 2008
41 New Zealand 58.7 2008
failed states average (profile) 57.72 2008
42 Austria 57.7 2008
43 Bolivia 57.5 2008
44 Bhutan 56.8 2008
45 United Kingdom 56.6 2008
46 Laos 56.5 2008
47 India 56.4 2008
48 Mozambique 55.9 2008
49 Qatar 55.8 2008
=50 Solomon Islands 55.7 2008
=50 Haiti 55.7 2008
52 Congo, Republic of the 55.6 2008
53 Guyana 55.1 2008
54 The Gambia 54.8 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.73 2008
55 Zimbabwe 54.5 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 54.23 2008
56 Belize 54.2 2008
=57 Norway 54.1 2008
=57 Costa Rica 54.1 2008
59 Papua New Guinea 54 2008
60 Comoros 53.5 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 53.45 2008
61 Mexico 53.4 2008
62 Trinidad and Tobago 53.2 2008
63 Thailand 53 2008
64 Venezuela 52.7 2008
65 Zambia 52.5 2008
66 Panama 52.4 2008
67 Fiji 52.1 2008
68 Vietnam 51.8 2008
69 United States 51.7 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 51.55 2008
70 Malaysia 51.3 2008
71 Morocco 51 2008
72 El Salvador 50.1 2008
=73 Maldives 49.9 2008
=73 China 49.9 2008
75 Indonesia 49.7 2008
76 Barbados 49.5 2008
77 Syria 49.2 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.19 2008
78 Ecuador 49.1 2008
79 Colombia 48.4 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.31 2008
80 Kyrgyzstan 48.3 2008
81 Lesotho 48.1 2008
82 Malta 47.9 2008
83 Sri Lanka 47.8 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 47.72 2008
84 Philippines 47.6 2008
85 Ireland 47.1 2008
=86 Malawi 46.3 2008
=86 Germany 46.3 2008
88 Chad 46.1 2008
89 Nepal 46 2008
=90 Cape Verde 45.9 2008
=90 Brunei 45.9 2008
92 Uruguay 45.7 2008
93 Kazakhstan 45.3 2008
94 The Bahamas 45 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 44.94 2008
95 Lebanon 44.9 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 44.31 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 44.26 2008
96 Mauritius 44.2 2008
97 Sweden 44.1 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 44.02 2008
98 Argentina 43.4 2008
99 Dominican Republic 42.9 2008
100 Uzbekistan 42.5 2008
101 Finland 42.3 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 42.24 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 41.75 2008
102 Saudi Arabia 41.5 2008
103 Tajikistan 41.4 2008
=104 Bahrain 41.3 2008
=104 Spain 41.3 2008
106 Libya 41.2 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 41.18 2008
107 Turkey 41 2008
108 Azerbaijan 40.6 2008
109 Mali 40.5 2008
110 Cameroon 40.1 2008
111 Algeria 39.9 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 39.88 2008
112 European Union 39.77 2008
113 Japan 39.7 2008
114 Portugal 39.6 2008
115 Albania 39.5 2008
116 Oman 39.3 2008
117 Latvia 39.2 2008
118 Iraq 39 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 38.98 2008
Europe average (profile) 38.67 2008
=119 Ghana 38.4 2008
=119 Cuba 38.4 2008
=119 Singapore 38.4 2008
European Union average (profile) 38.19 2008
122 Ukraine 37.9 2008
123 Slovenia 37.4 2008
124 Cyprus 37.2 2008
125 Jamaica 37.1 2008
126 Belarus 37 2008
127 Turkmenistan 36.5 2008
=128 Gabon 36.1 2008
=128 Mongolia 36.1 2008
=130 Russia 35.9 2008
=130 Kuwait 35.9 2008
132 Sierra Leone 35.7 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 35.67 2008
133 Puerto Rico 33.5 2008
134 Slovakia 33.1 2008
135 Estonia 32.3 2008
=136 France 32.2 2008
=136 Suriname 32.2 2008
=138 Jordan 31.9 2008
=138 Greece 31.9 2008
=138 Armenia 31.9 2008
141 Czech Republic 31.5 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 31.36 2008
142 Croatia 31.3 2008
143 Nigeria 31.1 2008
144 Georgia 30.1 2008
145 Poland 30 2008
146 Belgium 29.7 2008
147 Chile 29.5 2008
148 Bulgaria 29.3 2008
149 Italy 29 2008
150 Tunisia 28.9 2008
151 Botswana 28.8 2008
152 Sudan 28.5 2008
153 Romania 26.9 2008
154 Swaziland 26.4 2008
=155 Luxembourg 26.1 2008
=155 Netherlands Antilles 26.1 2008
157 Israel 25.2 2008
158 Mauritania 24.1 2008
159 Hungary 22.3 2008
160 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.7 2008
161 Lithuania 18.3 2008
162 Moldova 17.8 2008
163 South Africa 16.5 2008
164 Namibia 15 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Young men. 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-men

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