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Labor Stats: compare key data on China & United Kingdom

Definitions

  • Employment rate > Adults: 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.
  • Expense > Current LCU: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • GNI > Current US$: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Hours worked > Standard workweek: Standard workweek (hours).
  • Labor force: The total labor force figure
  • Labor force > By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Labor force > By occupation > Industry: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Labor force > By occupation > Services: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Labor force per 1000: The total labor force figure. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Labor force, total: Labor force, total. Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.
  • Rigidity of employment index: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations.
  • Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage: Hourly minimum wage at international USD (this means that discrepancies in purchasing power have been compensated for).
  • Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage: Minimum wage.

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  • Unemployment rate: The percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
  • GNI > Current US$ per capita: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Male retirement age: Men.

    Denmark had range specified: 65-67

    Finland had range specified: 62-68

    Netherlands had range specified: 65-67

    Sweden had range specified: 61-67

    United States had range specified: 62-67

  • Female retirement age: Women.

    China had range specified: 50-55

    Czech Republic had range specified: 59-63

    Denmark had range specified: 65-67

    Finland had range specified: 62-68

    Greece had range specified: 60-67

    Netherlands had range specified: 65-67

    Sweden had range specified: 61-67

    United States had range specified: 62-67

  • Labor force, total per 1000: Labor force, total. Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Firing cost > Weeks of wages: Firing cost is the cost of advance notice requirements, severance payments, and penalties due when terminating a redundant worker, expressed in weekly wages. One month is recorded as 4 1/3 weeks.
  • GNI per capita > Constant LCU: GNI per capita (constant LCU). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Expense > Current LCU per capita: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Employment rate > Women: 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.
  • Labor force > Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
  • Employment rate > Men: 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.
  • Force > Total > Per capita: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Force > Total: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.
  • GNI > Current LCU: GNI (current LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency.
  • Female economic activity: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000.
  • Labor force > Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Employment rate > Young adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations."
  • Female economic activity growth: The % change in the female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) from 1990 to 2000.
  • Employment rate > Young women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Employment rate > Young men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $: GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 1990 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
  • GNI > Constant LCU per capita: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GNI per capita (constant 2000 US$). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • GNI > Constant LCU: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per $ GDP: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Technicians in RandD > Per million people: Technicians in R&D and equivalent staff are people whose main tasks require technical knowledge and experience in engineering, physical and life sciences (technicians), or social sciences and humanities (equivalent staff). They participate in R&D by performing scientific and technical tasks involving the application of concepts and operational methods, normally under the supervision of researchers.
  • Minimum Age Convention > 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age: years
  • Net income from abroad > Constant LCU per million: Net income from abroad (constant LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • Net income from abroad > Constant LCU: Net income from abroad (constant LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in constant local currency.
  • Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Net income from abroad > Current LCU: Net income from abroad (current LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current local currency.
  • Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment: Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector is the share of female workers in the nonagricultural sector (industry and services), expressed as a percentage of total employment in the nonagricultural sector. Industry includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, electricity, gas, and water, corresponding to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3). Services include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services-corresponding to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3)."
  • Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million: Net income from abroad (current LCU). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Labor force > Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • GNI > Current US$, % of GDP: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Expense > % of GDP: Expense (% of GDP). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > %: Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%). 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.
  • Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment, total > % of total labor force: Unemployment, total (% of total labor force). Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Employment in agriculture > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing."
  • Employment in services > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services."
  • Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Force > Total per 1000: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • GNI growth > Annual %: GNI growth (annual %). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad.
  • GNI per capita > Current LCU: GNI per capita (current LCU). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency.
  • Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Force > Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Employment in industry > % of total employment: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water)."
  • Personal remittances, received > % of GDP: Personal remittances, received (% of GDP). Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees.
  • Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • GNI > Current LCU per capita: GNI (current LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense: Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense). Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.
  • Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > %: Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > %: Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%). 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.
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ per capita: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > %: Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%). Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > %: 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.
STAT China United Kingdom HISTORY
Employment rate > Adults 71
Ranked 23th. 26% more than United Kingdom
56.3
Ranked 94th.

Expense > Current LCU 1.78 trillion
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
671.66 billion
Ranked 37th.

GNI > Current US$ $8.18 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
$2.46 trillion
Ranked 7th.

Hours worked > Standard workweek 40 hours
Ranked 112th. 5% more than United Kingdom
38.2 hours
Ranked 176th.
Labor force 819.5 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than United Kingdom
31.45 million
Ranked 18th.

Labor force > By occupation agriculture 49%, industry 22%, services 29% agriculture 1.5%, industry 19.1%, services 79.5%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 39.5%
Ranked 5th. 28 times more than United Kingdom
1.4%
Ranked 27th.

Labor force > By occupation > Industry 27.2%
Ranked 7th. 49% more than United Kingdom
18.2%
Ranked 16th.

Labor force > By occupation > Services 33.2%
Ranked 19th.
80.4%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China

Labor force per 1000 612.62
Ranked 5th. 21% more than United Kingdom
505.05
Ranked 32nd.

Labor force, total 787.63 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than United Kingdom
32.38 million
Ranked 19th.

Rigidity of employment index 24
Ranked 123th. 71% more than United Kingdom
14
Ranked 146th.

Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage $1.73
Ranked 74th.
$7.81
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than China

Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage The minimum wage in China is set locally, ranges from 830 RMB per month, 7.50 RMB per hour in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to 1,400 RMB per month, 15.2 RMB per hour in Beijing . \u00a3 6.31 per hour (aged 21 and older), \u00a35.03 per hour (aged 18\u201320) or \u00a33.72 per hour (under 18 and finished compulsory education).
Unemployment rate 4%
Ranked 74th.
7.9%
Ranked 47th. 98% more than China

GNI > Current US$ per capita $6,059.82
Ranked 78th.
$38,975.52
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than China

Male retirement age 60
Ranked 31st.
65
Ranked 6th. 8% more than China
Female retirement age 52.5
Ranked 31st.
60
Ranked 16th. 14% more than China
Labor force, total per 1000 583.13
Ranked 10th. 14% more than United Kingdom
512.08
Ranked 41st.

Firing cost > Weeks of wages 91 weeks of wages
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
22.1 weeks of wages
Ranked 122nd.

GNI per capita > Constant LCU 23,327.51
Ranked 67th. 13% more than United Kingdom
20,722.73
Ranked 69th.

Expense > Current LCU per capita 1,372.17
Ranked 105th.
10,703.34
Ranked 64th. 8 times more than China

Employment rate > Women 67.2
Ranked 15th. 35% more than United Kingdom
49.9
Ranked 67th.

Labor force > Total 776.88 million
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than United Kingdom
31.49 million
Ranked 18th.

Employment rate > Men 74.6
Ranked 59th. 18% more than United Kingdom
63.1
Ranked 118th.

Force > Total > Per capita 0.595 per capita
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than United Kingdom
0.509 per capita
Ranked 29th.

Force > Total 776.05 million
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than United Kingdom
30.64 million
Ranked 17th.

GNI > Current LCU 51.67 trillion
Ranked 17th. 33 times more than United Kingdom
1.56 trillion
Ranked 71st.

Female economic activity 72.7%
Ranked 19th. 38% more than United Kingdom
52.8%
Ranked 79th.
Labor force > Per capita 611.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 20% more than United Kingdom
508.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.

Employment rate > Young adults 54.5
Ranked 32nd.
55.8
Ranked 30th. 2% more than China

Net income from abroad > Current US$ $-42,139,426,000.00
Ranked 161st. 6 times more than United Kingdom
$-7,458,135,860.98
Ranked 138th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ per capita 2$
Ranked 114th.
51.26$
Ranked 47th. 26 times more than China

Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid 31
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
10
Ranked 141st.

Female economic activity growth -1%
Ranked 122nd.
5%
Ranked 65th.
Employment rate > Young women 59.7
Ranked 18th. 9% more than United Kingdom
55
Ranked 21st.

Employment rate > Young men 49.9
Ranked 73th.
56.6
Ranked 45th. 13% more than China

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per capita 1,994.63$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 116th.
51,256.51$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th. 26 times more than China

GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $ $10,378.00
Ranked 80th.
$51,697.00
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than China

GNI > Constant LCU per capita 23,327.51
Ranked 67th. 13% more than United Kingdom
20,722.73
Ranked 70th.

GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $3,331.08
Ranked 61st.
$37,677.83
Ranked 14th. 11 times more than China

GNI > Constant LCU 31.51 trillion
Ranked 10th. 24 times more than United Kingdom
1.31 trillion
Ranked 47th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14 66.8%
Ranked 15th. 26% more than United Kingdom
53%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24 66.3%
Ranked 11th. 15% more than United Kingdom
57.9%
Ranked 24th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14 78.9%
Ranked 39th. 20% more than United Kingdom
65.6%
Ranked 122nd.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ 2.6 billion$
Ranked 17th.
3.09 billion$
Ranked 14th. 19% more than China

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Paid > US$ > Per $ GDP 1.17$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 115th.
1.4$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 109th. 21% more than China

Technicians in RandD > Per million people 201.6 per million people
Ranked 6th.
1,013.9 per million people
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than China

Minimum Age Convention > 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 16
Ranked 17th. The same as United Kingdom
16
Ranked 25th.
Net income from abroad > Constant LCU per million 223.91 million
Ranked 19th.
-62,713,464.038
Ranked 30th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24 62.9%
Ranked 31st. 4% more than United Kingdom
60.5%
Ranked 42nd.

Net income from abroad > Constant LCU 300.97 billion
Ranked 5th.
-3,965,217,178.015
Ranked 45th.

Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 0.8%
Ranked 66th.
13.4%
Ranked 36th. 17 times more than China

Net income from abroad > Current LCU -265,998,082,043.652
Ranked 137th. 56 times more than United Kingdom
-4,721,000,000
Ranked 82nd.

Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 39.1%
Ranked 74th.
52.2%
Ranked 7th. 34% more than China

Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million -196,934,231.669
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
-74,666,846.841
Ranked 46th.

Labor force > Female > % of total labor force 44.65%
Ranked 77th.
45.66%
Ranked 62nd. 2% more than China

GNI > Current US$, % of GDP 97.93%
Ranked 82nd.
101.2%
Ranked 35th. 3% more than China

Expense > % of GDP 11.12%
Ranked 113th.
43.7%
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than China

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP 10.07$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 84th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
3.06$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 122nd.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > % 74.1%
Ranked 57th. 18% more than United Kingdom
63%
Ranked 124th.

Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64 87.79%
Ranked 28th. 7% more than United Kingdom
81.86%
Ranked 98th.

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 4%
Ranked 92nd.
7.9%
Ranked 40th. 98% more than China

Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 44.1%
Ranked 11th. 32 times more than United Kingdom
1.4%
Ranked 28th.

Employment in services > % of total employment 16.1%
Ranked 94th.
76.9%
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than China

Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+ 73.8%
Ranked 27th. 19% more than United Kingdom
62.2%
Ranked 105th.

Force > Total per 1000 595.26
Ranked 5th. 17% more than United Kingdom
508.85
Ranked 33th.

Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP -0.504%
Ranked 47th. 65% more than United Kingdom
-0.306%
Ranked 44th.

GNI growth > Annual % 8.25%
Ranked 12th.
-1.472%
Ranked 100th.

GNI per capita > Current LCU 38,251.58
Ranked 98th. 55% more than United Kingdom
24,671.5
Ranked 120th.

Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 1%
Ranked 67th.
11.8%
Ranked 40th. 12 times more than China

Force > Female > % of total labor force 44.54%
Ranked 66th.
45.99%
Ranked 51st. 3% more than China

Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million $-31,198,328.27
Ranked 65th.
$-117,957,104.01
Ranked 96th. 4 times more than China

Employment in industry > % of total employment 17.7%
Ranked 76th.
21.4%
Ranked 24th. 21% more than China

Personal remittances, received > % of GDP 0.477%
Ranked 100th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
0.0718%
Ranked 132nd.

Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 4.2%
Ranked 7th.
4.6%
Ranked 64th. 10% more than China

Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64 75.79%
Ranked 15th. 9% more than United Kingdom
69.34%
Ranked 38th.

Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 1.1%
Ranked 67th.
10%
Ranked 43th. 9 times more than China

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per capita 17.24$ per capita
Ranked 110th.
111.61$ per capita
Ranked 53th. 6 times more than China

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ 22.49 billion$
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
6.72 billion$
Ranked 8th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 4.2%
Ranked 53th.
5.6%
Ranked 46th. 33% more than China

Minimum Age Convention > 1973 > Ratifications > Date April 28, 1999 June 7, 2000
GNI > Current LCU per capita 38,251.58
Ranked 98th. 55% more than United Kingdom
24,671.5
Ranked 121st.

Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 63.84%
Ranked 18th. 19% more than United Kingdom
53.75%
Ranked 39th.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > % 51.9%
Ranked 54th. 12% more than United Kingdom
46.4%
Ranked 81st.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > % 61.5%
Ranked 37th. 19% more than United Kingdom
51.6%
Ranked 68th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ per capita 17.25$
Ranked 108th.
111.62$
Ranked 50th. 6 times more than China

Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64 81.97%
Ranked 15th. 8% more than United Kingdom
75.56%
Ranked 41st.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > % 50.8%
Ranked 44th. 10% more than United Kingdom
46.3%
Ranked 55th.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > % 68%
Ranked 36th. 19% more than United Kingdom
57.1%
Ranked 100th.

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