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Labor > Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 86.2% 2012
2 Tanzania 86.1% 2012
=3 Madagascar 85.5% 2012
=3 Rwanda 85.5% 2012
5 Zimbabwe 82.9% 2012
6 Cambodia 81.2% 2012
7 Nepal 81.1% 2012
8 Burkina Faso 80.7% 2012
9 Equatorial Guinea 80.1% 2012
10 Ethiopia 79.2% 2012
11 Eritrea 78.1% 2012
12 Mozambique 78% 2012
13 Malawi 76.7% 2012
14 Laos 76.6% 2012
15 United Arab Emirates 76.3% 2012
16 Burundi 76.2% 2012
17 Vietnam 75.7% 2012
18 Burma 75.4% 2012
19 Togo 74.8% 2012
20 North Korea 74.5% 2012
21 Uganda 74.3% 2012
22 Peru 73.1% 2012
23 Central African Republic 72.7% 2012
24 Benin 72.1% 2012
25 Thailand 71.9% 2012
26 The Gambia 71.5% 2012
=27 Papua New Guinea 70.6% 2012
=27 Bhutan 70.6% 2012
=29 Bolivia 70% 2012
=29 Macau 70% 2012
31 Guinea 69.6% 2012
32 Iceland 69.5% 2012
33 Zambia 69% 2012
34 Senegal 68.9% 2012
35 Kazakhstan 68.4% 2012
36 China 68% 2012
37 Guinea-Bissau 67.7% 2012
38 Bangladesh 67.6% 2012
39 Cameroon 67.5% 2012
40 Kuwait 67.1% 2012
=41 Ghana 66.7% 2012
=41 Democratic Republic of the Congo 66.7% 2012
43 Singapore 66.1% 2012
44 Chad 66% 2012
45 Paraguay 65.8% 2012
46 Republic of the Congo 65.7% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 65.46% 2012
=47 Bahrain 65.3% 2012
=47 Ecuador 65.3% 2012
=47 Switzerland 65.3% 2012
=50 Sierra Leone 65% 2012
=50 Brazil 65% 2012
52 Guatemala 64.8% 2012
=53 Cote d'Ivoire 64.6% 2012
=53 Angola 64.6% 2012
55 The Bahamas 64.1% 2012
56 Norway 63.4% 2012
=57 Indonesia 63.3% 2012
=57 Solomon Islands 63.3% 2012
=59 Botswana 63.1% 2012
=59 New Zealand 63.1% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 63.1% 2012
61 Barbados 63% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 62.63% 2012
62 Panama 62.6% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 62.1% 2012
63 Cape Verde 62.1% 2012
64 Azerbaijan 62% 2012
=65 Australia 61.9% 2012
=65 Brunei 61.9% 2012
67 Uruguay 61.6% 2012
68 Canada 61.5% 2012
=69 Niger 61.4% 2012
=69 Kyrgyzstan 61.4% 2012
71 Netherlands 61.3% 2012
72 Haiti 61% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 60.92% 2012
73 Kenya 60.9% 2012
74 Philippines 60.7% 2012
75 Mali 60.6% 2012
76 Belize 60.4% 2012
=77 Colombia 60.3% 2012
=77 Trinidad and Tobago 60.3% 2012
79 Russia 60% 2012
=80 Tajikistan 59.9% 2012
=80 Venezuela 59.9% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 59.85% 2012
82 Honduras 59.5% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 59.34% 2012
83 Israel 59.3% 2012
84 Liberia 59.2% 2012
85 Mongolia 59.1% 2012
=86 Maldives 59% 2012
=86 Sweden 59% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 58.94% 2012
88 South Korea 58.8% 2012
89 Mexico 58.6% 2012
90 Denmark 58.5% 2012
=91 Oman 58.3% 2012
=91 Austria 58.3% 2012
93 Nicaragua 58.2% 2012
94 Costa Rica 58.1% 2012
failed states average (profile) 58.09% 2012
95 United States 57.8% 2012
96 El Salvador 57.7% 2012
97 Chile 57.6% 2012
98 Malaysia 57.5% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 57.44% 2012
99 Hong Kong 57.2% 2012
100 United Kingdom 57.1% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 57.09% 2012
=101 Dominican Republic 56.5% 2012
=101 Germany 56.5% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 56.43% 2012
=103 Argentina 56.3% 2012
=103 Japan 56.3% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 56.15% 2012
105 Cyprus 56% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 55.85% 2012
=106 Finland 55.5% 2012
=106 Estonia 55.5% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 55.44% 2012
108 Cuba 55.3% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 55.21% 2012
109 Georgia 55% 2012
110 Luxembourg 54.8% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 54.8% 2012
=111 Jamaica 54.7% 2012
=111 Czech Republic 54.7% 2012
113 Ukraine 54.6% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 54.5% 2012
114 Uzbekistan 54.4% 2012
115 Turkmenistan 54.3% 2012
116 Mauritius 54% 2012
117 India 53.7% 2012
118 Comoros 53.5% 2012
119 Slovenia 52.7% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 52.6% 2012
120 Lithuania 52.5% 2012
121 Sri Lanka 52.4% 2012
122 Romania 52.3% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 52.26% 2012
European Union average (profile) 51.91% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 51.82% 2012
123 Somalia 51.8% 2012
124 Nigeria 51.7% 2012
Europe average (profile) 51.52% 2012
125 European Union 51.52% 2012
=126 Portugal 51.5% 2012
=126 Pakistan 51.5% 2012
128 Ireland 51.3% 2012
=129 Slovakia 51.2% 2012
=129 Latvia 51.2% 2012
131 Armenia 51% 2012
132 Poland 50.8% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 50.77% 2012
133 France 50.6% 2012
134 Fiji 50.4% 2012
135 Belarus 50.3% 2012
136 Saudi Arabia 49.3% 2012
137 Belgium 49% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 48.95% 2012
=138 Malta 48.8% 2012
=138 Namibia 48.8% 2012
=140 Libya 48.4% 2012
=140 Lesotho 48.4% 2012
142 Gabon 48.2% 2012
143 Guyana 48% 2012
144 Suriname 47.6% 2012
145 Albania 47% 2012
146 Bulgaria 46.6% 2012
147 Hungary 46.2% 2012
148 Morocco 45.8% 2012
149 Sudan 45.6% 2012
150 Turkey 44.9% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 44.87% 2012
151 Spain 44.4% 2012
152 Swaziland 44.3% 2012
=153 Afghanistan 43.8% 2012
=153 Italy 43.8% 2012
=155 Croatia 43.2% 2012
=155 Egypt 43.2% 2012
157 Lebanon 43% 2012
158 Serbia 42% 2012
159 Tunisia 41.4% 2012
160 Greece 40.3% 2012
161 Montenegro 40.2% 2012
162 Yemen 40% 2012
163 Syria 39.9% 2012
164 Algeria 39.4% 2012
165 Iran 38.9% 2012
166 South Africa 38.8% 2012
167 Republic of Macedonia 38% 2012
168 Moldova 37.7% 2012
169 Mauritania 37.1% 2012
170 East Timor 36.5% 2012
171 Jordan 36.2% 2012
172 Iraq 35.8% 2012
173 Puerto Rico 35.7% 2012
174 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.5% 2012

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