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Labor Stats: compare key data on European Union & United States

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Labor force: The total labor force figure
  • Labor force > By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Labor force > By occupation > Note: 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 capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unemployment > Long-term unemployment rate: Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed."
  • Unemployment rate: The percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $: GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 1990 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
  • GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$: 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.
  • Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: 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.
  • Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment: Long-term unemployment, male (% of male unemployment). Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.
  • Unemployment, female > % of female labor force: Unemployment, female (% of female 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.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment: Employees, agriculture, female (% of female 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.
  • Self-employed, female > % of females employed: Self-employed, female (% of females employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • Self-employed, male > % of males employed: Self-employed, male (% of males employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • Self-employed, total > % of total employed: Self-employed, total (% of total employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" (i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.
  • 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.
  • Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed: Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Employees, industry, female > % of female employment: Employees, industry, female (% of female 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).
  • Employees, industry, male > % of male employment: Employees, industry, male (% of male 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).
  • Employees, services, female > % of female employment: Employees, services, female (% of female 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.
  • Employees, services, male > % of male employment: Employees, services, male (% of male 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.
  • Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: 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.
  • Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: 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.
  • Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment: Long-term unemployment, female (% of female unemployment). Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.
  • Labor force with secondary education > Male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with primary education > Female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with primary education > Male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with secondary education > Female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force."
  • Employees > Services > Female > % of female 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."
  • Employees > Agriculture > Male > % of male 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 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.
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Long-term unemployment rate > Female: Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO)."
  • Unemployment > 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.
  • Unemployment > 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.
  • Unemployment > 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.
  • Steel industry jobs: Employment in the steel industry. Figures in thousand jobs.
  • 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.
  • Part time employment, male > % of total male employment: Part time employment, male (% of total male employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Part time employment, total > % of total employment: Part time employment, total (% of total employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Employees > Industry > Female > % of female 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.
  • Employees > Agriculture > Female > % of female 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."
  • Steel industry jobs per million: Employment in the steel industry. Figures in thousand jobs. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment: Employees, agriculture, male (% of male 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 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.
  • Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed: Wage and salaried workers, female (% of females employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed: Wage and salary workers, male (% of males employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.
  • Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed: Contributing family workers, female (% of females employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold u2018self-employment jobsu2019 as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed: Contributing family workers, male (% of males employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed: Contributing family workers, total (% of total employed). Contributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
  • Part time employment, female > % of total part time employment: Part time employment, female (% of total part time employment). Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.
  • Unemployment, male > % of male labor force: Unemployment, male (% of male 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.
  • 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.
STAT European Union United States HISTORY
Employment rate > Adults 50.43
Ranked 128th.
59.2
Ranked 74th. 17% more than European Union

Employment rate > Men 58.54
Ranked 144th.
66
Ranked 107th. 13% more than European Union

Employment rate > Women 43.07
Ranked 103th.
52.9
Ranked 50th. 23% more than European Union

GNI > Current US$ $16.69 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
$16.51 trillion
Ranked 2nd.

GNI > Current US$ per capita $32,787.14
Ranked 23th.
$52,608.35
Ranked 8th. 60% more than European Union

Labor force 225.4 million
Ranked 3rd. 46% more than United States
154.9 million
Ranked 4th.

Labor force > By occupation agriculture 4.5%, industry 27.4%, services 66.9%; <i>note:</i> the remainder is in miscellaneous public and private sector industries and services farming, forestry, and fishing 0.7%, manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts 22.9%, managerial, professional, and technical 34.9%, sales and office 25%, other services 16.5%; <i>note:</i> figures exclude the unemployed
Labor force > By occupation > Note the remainder is in miscellaneous public and private sector industries and services figures exclude the unemployed
Labor force > Per capita 457.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th.
508.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 11% more than European Union

Labor force > Total 241.08 million
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than United States
158.37 million
Ranked 4th.

Labor force per 1000 444.83
Ranked 66th.
500.77
Ranked 33th. 13% more than European Union

Labor force, total 250.03 million
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than United States
158.69 million
Ranked 4th.

Labor force, total per 1000 491.18
Ranked 62nd.
505.51
Ranked 51st. 3% more than European Union

Unemployment > Long-term unemployment rate 38.48
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
10.6
Ranked 30th.

Unemployment rate 9.5%
Ranked 32nd.
9.7%
Ranked 31st. 2% more than European Union

Employment rate > Young adults 37.17
Ranked 101st.
50.7
Ranked 45th. 36% more than European Union

Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid 33.62
Ranked 63th.
0.0
Ranked 170th.

Employment rate > Young women 34.44
Ranked 74th.
49.7
Ranked 34th. 44% more than European Union

Employment rate > Young men 39.77
Ranked 112th.
51.7
Ranked 69th. 30% more than European Union

GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $ $41,823.66
Ranked 24th.
$65,480.00
Ranked 1st. 57% more than European Union

GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $28,741.14
Ranked 21st.
$46,084.41
Ranked 6th. 60% more than European Union

Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 24.8%
Ranked 23th. 69% more than United States
14.7%
Ranked 49th.

Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment 4.57%
Ranked 18th. 90% more than United States
2.4%
Ranked 29th.

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 10.42%
Ranked 33th. 32% more than United States
7.9%
Ranked 44th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 12.08%
Ranked 39th.
42%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than European Union

Employment in industry > % of total employment 26.82%
Ranked 12th. 30% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 6.96%
Ranked 30th. 20% more than United States
5.8%
Ranked 43th.

Labor force > Female > % of total labor force 44.8%
Ranked 75th.
46.09%
Ranked 57th. 3% more than European Union

Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 47.38%
Ranked 32nd.
47.4%
Ranked 31st. The same as European Union

Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 4.22%
Ranked 35th. 5 times more than United States
0.8%
Ranked 75th.

Self-employed, female > % of females employed 12.49%
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than United States
5.5%
Ranked 77th.

Self-employed, male > % of males employed 20.24%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than United States
8%
Ranked 81st.

Self-employed, total > % of total employed 16.7%
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than United States
6.8%
Ranked 85th.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > % 58.08%
Ranked 147th.
63.6%
Ranked 122nd. 10% more than European Union

Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed 83.23%
Ranked 29th.
93.2%
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than European Union

Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 12.71%
Ranked 30th. 77% more than United States
7.2%
Ranked 71st.

Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 35.4%
Ranked 15th. 41% more than United States
25.1%
Ranked 52nd.

Employees, services, female > % of female employment 82.87%
Ranked 28th.
91.9%
Ranked 4th. 11% more than European Union

Employees, services, male > % of male employment 58.43%
Ranked 24th.
71.7%
Ranked 6th. 23% more than European Union

Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 25.16%
Ranked 23th. 43% more than United States
17.6%
Ranked 38th.

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 24.94%
Ranked 27th. 54% more than United States
16.2%
Ranked 49th.

Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment 4.52%
Ranked 18th. 97% more than United States
2.3%
Ranked 31st.

Labor force with secondary education > Male > % of male labor force 49.12%
Ranked 20th. 62% more than United States
30.3%
Ranked 40th.

Labor force with primary education > Female > % of female labor force 24.28%
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than United States
7.3%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 26.34%
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than United States
9.5%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 49.04%
Ranked 22nd. 67% more than United States
29.4%
Ranked 44th.

Labor force with primary education > Male > % of male labor force 28.01%
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than United States
11.3%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with secondary education > Female > % of female labor force 48.89%
Ranked 22nd. 72% more than United States
28.4%
Ranked 43th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 23.88%
Ranked 29th.
61.1%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than European Union

Employees > Services > Female > % of female employment 81.82%
Ranked 15th.
89.9%
Ranked 5th. 10% more than European Union

Employees > Agriculture > Male > % of male employment 5.32%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
2%
Ranked 66th.

Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 4.64%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
1.4%
Ranked 68th.

Employment in services > % of total employment 68%
Ranked 14th.
78%
Ranked 5th. 15% more than European Union

Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+ 57.53%
Ranked 139th.
65.4%
Ranked 76th. 14% more than European Union

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 13.77%
Ranked 43th.
45.7%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than European Union

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 38.87%
Ranked 32nd. 89% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 48.57%
Ranked 24th. 46% more than United States
33.3%
Ranked 50th.

Unemployment > Long-term unemployment rate > Female 37.74
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
10.3
Ranked 29th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 35.19%
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than United States
16.5%
Ranked 54th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 15.54%
Ranked 41st.
50.2%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than European Union

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 16.83%
Ranked 17th. 79% more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 57th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 16.33%
Ranked 16th. 56% more than United States
10.5%
Ranked 51st.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 15.98%
Ranked 16th. 38% more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 47th.

Steel industry jobs 278 thousand jobs
Ranked 1st. 84% more than United States
151 thousand jobs
Ranked 3rd.

GNI growth > Annual % -0.549%
Ranked 91st.
2.42%
Ranked 67th.

Part time employment, male > % of total male employment 8.46%
Ranked 26th. 19% more than United States
7.1%
Ranked 31st.

Part time employment, total > % of total employment 17.8%
Ranked 21st. 59% more than United States
11.2%
Ranked 37th.

Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment 13.84%
Ranked 13th. 47% more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 59th.

Personal remittances, received > % of GDP 0.61%
Ranked 97th. 16 times more than United States
0.0387%
Ranked 136th.

Employees > Agriculture > Female > % of female employment 3.87%
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than United States
0.7%
Ranked 62nd.

Steel industry jobs per million 0.57 thousand jobs
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United States
0.535 thousand jobs
Ranked 16th.

GNI > Current US$, % of GDP 100.34%
Ranked 44th.
105.29%
Ranked 12th. 5% more than European Union

Expense > % of GDP 39.31%
Ranked 18th. 56% more than United States
25.21%
Ranked 60th.

Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 64.2%
Ranked 24th.
65.63%
Ranked 21st. 2% more than European Union

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > % 34.57%
Ranked 125th.
42.6%
Ranked 98th. 23% more than European Union

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > % 45.4%
Ranked 105th.
52.3%
Ranked 64th. 15% more than European Union

Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 5.94%
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than United States
2.3%
Ranked 74th.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > % 32.58%
Ranked 111th.
42.2%
Ranked 72nd. 30% more than European Union

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > % 51.52%
Ranked 125th.
57.8%
Ranked 95th. 12% more than European Union

Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed 87.47%
Ranked 28th.
94.5%
Ranked 8th. 8% more than European Union

Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed 79.67%
Ranked 27th.
99.1%
Ranked 2nd. 24% more than European Union

Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed 2.18%
Ranked 29th. 22 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed 0.996%
Ranked 33th. 10 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed 1.51%
Ranked 32nd. 15 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 78th.

Part time employment, female > % of total part time employment 72.35%
Ranked 12th. 9% more than United States
66.4%
Ranked 24th.

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 10.36%
Ranked 26th. 26% more than United States
8.2%
Ranked 38th.

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 10.38%
Ranked 29th. 28% more than United States
8.1%
Ranked 37th.

SOURCES: International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; World Bank national accounts data; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; International Iron and Steel Institute 2006 report; World Bank staff estimates; International Iron and Steel Institute 2006 report. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.

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