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Labor > Employment rate > Young women: 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 Mozambique 75.4 2008
2 Burundi 74.3 2008
3 Uganda 72.2 2008
4 Guinea 70.9 2008
5 Laos 70.8 2008
6 Burkina Faso 70.6 2008
7 Tanzania 69.7 2008
8 Madagascar 69.4 2008
9 Iceland 68.5 2008
10 Ethiopia 68.1 2008
11 Cambodia 66.4 2008
12 Rwanda 66.2 2008
13 Netherlands 66.1 2008
14 Australia 63.5 2008
15 Canada 62.1 2008
16 Switzerland 62 2008
17 Denmark 60.8 2008
18 China 59.7 2008
19 Norway 57.4 2008
20 Kenya 55.4 2008
21 United Kingdom 55 2008
22 Papua New Guinea 54.5 2008
=23 The Gambia 54.3 2008
=23 Chad 54.3 2008
25 New Zealand 53.7 2008
26 Paraguay 52.6 2008
27 East Timor 52.4 2008
28 Guinea-Bissau 51.9 2008
29 Malawi 51.6 2008
30 Central African Republic 51.1 2008
31 Democratic Republic of the Congo 51 2008
32 Liberia 50.9 2008
33 Vietnam 50.3 2008
34 United States 49.7 2008
35 Benin 48.5 2008
36 Sierra Leone 47.9 2008
37 Austria 47.7 2008
38 Somalia 47.1 2008
39 Bangladesh 46.5 2008
40 Malta 46.4 2008
41 Sweden 46.3 2008
42 Nepal 45.8 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 45.46 2008
43 Solomon Islands 45.3 2008
44 Peru 45.1 2008
45 Finland 45 2008
46 Zimbabwe 44.9 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 44.52 2008
=47 Equatorial Guinea 43.5 2008
=47 Burma 43.5 2008
=49 Senegal 43.4 2008
=49 Eritrea 43.4 2008
=49 Comoros 43.4 2008
52 Brazil 42.7 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 42.36 2008
53 Germany 42.1 2008
54 Ireland 41.7 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 41.69 2008
55 Ghana 41.6 2008
56 Togo 41.4 2008
=57 Bolivia 41.2 2008
=57 Japan 41.2 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 40.51 2008
59 Zambia 40.3 2008
60 The Bahamas 39.4 2008
61 Kazakhstan 38.9 2008
62 Brunei 38.5 2008
63 Haiti 38.4 2008
64 Trinidad and Tobago 38.1 2008
=65 Barbados 38 2008
=65 Thailand 38 2008
67 Malaysia 37.4 2008
failed states average (profile) 37.34 2008
68 Colombia 37.1 2008
69 Singapore 36.7 2008
70 Azerbaijan 36.5 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 36.02 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 35.98 2008
71 Congo, Republic of the 35.6 2008
72 Uzbekistan 35.1 2008
73 Maldives 34.6 2008
74 European Union 34.44 2008
75 Cyprus 34.1 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 33.91 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 33.61 2008
=76 Tajikistan 33.5 2008
=76 Niger 33.5 2008
=78 Guatemala 33.4 2008
=78 Bhutan 33.4 2008
80 Mongolia 33.3 2008
Europe average (profile) 33.19 2008
European Union average (profile) 33.16 2008
81 Lesotho 32.9 2008
82 Belarus 32.3 2008
83 Albania 32.2 2008
84 Spain 32.1 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 32.1 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 31.61 2008
85 Indonesia 31.6 2008
86 Costa Rica 31.5 2008
87 Uruguay 31.4 2008
88 Latvia 30.9 2008
89 Turkmenistan 30.8 2008
=90 Portugal 30.5 2008
=90 Philippines 30.5 2008
=90 Cape Verde 30.5 2008
=90 Ukraine 30.5 2008
=90 Kyrgyzstan 30.5 2008
95 Mauritius 30.2 2008
=96 Ecuador 30.1 2008
=96 Mexico 30.1 2008
=96 Gabon 30.1 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 30.01 2008
99 Russia 29.5 2008
100 Belize 29.1 2008
South Asia average (profile) 29.06 2008
101 Israel 29 2008
102 Argentina 28.7 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 28.66 2008
103 Mali 28.5 2008
104 El Salvador 28.1 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 28.08 2008
105 Afghanistan 27.4 2008
106 Slovakia 27.3 2008
107 Cote d'Ivoire 27.1 2008
108 Slovenia 27 2008
109 Cameroon 26.6 2008
110 Fiji 26.4 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 26.32 2008
111 Netherlands Antilles 26.3 2008
=112 France 26.2 2008
=112 Estonia 26.2 2008
114 Panama 26.1 2008
115 Croatia 26 2008
=116 Venezuela 25.9 2008
=116 Czech Republic 25.9 2008
=116 Nicaragua 25.9 2008
119 Botswana 25.4 2008
120 Cuba 25 2008
121 United Arab Emirates 24.9 2008
122 Belgium 24.7 2008
123 Swaziland 24.6 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 24.51 2008
124 Honduras 24.2 2008
125 Dominican Republic 24.1 2008
=126 Bulgaria 23.5 2008
=126 Poland 23.5 2008
=128 Puerto Rico 23.4 2008
=128 Kuwait 23.4 2008
130 Greece 22.9 2008
131 Sri Lanka 22.8 2008
132 Mauritania 22.3 2008
133 India 21.4 2008
=134 Jamaica 21 2008
=134 Romania 21 2008
136 Algeria 20.8 2008
137 Italy 20.2 2008
138 Turkey 20 2008
139 Luxembourg 19.3 2008
140 Armenia 18.9 2008
141 Guyana 18.8 2008
=142 Morocco 18.5 2008
=142 Qatar 18.5 2008
=144 Hungary 18.3 2008
=144 Oman 18.3 2008
146 Sudan 18.2 2008
=147 Lithuania 17.8 2008
=147 Chile 17.8 2008
149 Bahrain 17.6 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 17.56 2008
150 Nigeria 17.1 2008
151 Pakistan 16.6 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 16.52 2008
152 Moldova 16 2008
153 Tunisia 15.4 2008
154 Syria 14.8 2008
155 Bosnia and Herzegovina 14.5 2008
156 Georgia 13.8 2008
157 Libya 13.1 2008
158 South Africa 12.7 2008
=159 Lebanon 12.1 2008
=159 Namibia 12.1 2008
161 Suriname 10.9 2008
162 Saudi Arabia 7.6 2008
163 Jordan 7.1 2008
164 Iraq 6.7 2008

Citation

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

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