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  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Both sexes: Percentage of unemployed people out of total population able to work. Workers not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage. 
  • 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.
  • Salaries and benefits > Workers earning less than $1 per day: Percentage of workers earning less than the equivalent of one USD per day.
  • 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.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men: Employment-to-population ratio, men, percentage.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Men: Percentage of unemployed men out of total male population able to work. Men not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage.
  • Compensation of employees > Current LCU: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees.
  • 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.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • Employment > Percent of population are employees > Women: Number of female self-reported employees (formal or informal), expressed as a percentage of the total female employed population.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes: Percentage of population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
  • 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 participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women: Employment-to-population ratio, women, percentage.
  • Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women: Percentage of unemployed women out of total female population able to work. Women not able to work due to labor disputes, sickness and childcare do not count towards the percentage.
  • Self employed > One-person and family businesses > Women: Proportion of own-account and contributing family workers in total employment, women, percentage.
  • Labor force > Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Net income from abroad > Current US$: Net income from abroad (current US$). Net income includes the net labor income and net property and entrepreneurial income components of the SNA. Labor income covers compensation of employees paid to nonresident workers. Property and entrepreneurial income covers investment income from the ownership of foreign financial claims (interest, dividends, rent, etc.) and nonfinancial property income (patents, copyrights, etc.). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Employment > Percent of population are employees > Men: Number of male self-reported employees (formal or informal), expressed as a percentage of the total male employed population.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in agriculture.
  • Female economic activity growth: The % change in the female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) from 1990 to 2000.
  • Self employed > One-person and family businesses > Men: Proportion of own-account and contributing family workers in total employment, men, percentage.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • GNI > Constant LCU: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$: 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 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.
  • Employment > Percent of population are employers > Women: Number of female self-reported employers (self-employed with paid employees), expressed as a percentage of the total female employed population.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in agriculture.
  • 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.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, male: Percentage of male population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. 
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Employment > Percent of population are employers > Men: Number of male self-reported employers (self-employed with paid employees), expressed as a percentage of the total male employed population.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in services.
  • 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.
  • Economic activity > Women aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Compensation of employees > % of expense: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees.
  • Economic activity > Women aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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 Organization (UNESCO).
  • Economic activity > Women aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 Organization (UNESCO).
  • 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.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Labor force > Note: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
  • Unemployment with secondary 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 Organization (UNESCO).
  • 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.
  • Employers, male > % of employment: Employers, male (% of employment). Employers refers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, 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), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).
  • One-person and family businesses > Women: Percentage of employed women who are self-employed without employees or contribute to a family-run business.
  • 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.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • One-person businesses > Men > Aged above 14: Percentage of employed men older than 14 years who are self-employed without employees.
  • One-person and family businesses > Men: Percentage of employed men who are self-employed without employees or contribute to a family-run business.
  • Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Women > Aged 15 to 24: Ratio of youth unemployment rate to adult unemployment rate.
  • Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Men > Aged 15 to 24: Ratio of youth unemployment rate to adult unemployment rate.
  • 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.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • One-person and family businesses > Men > Percentage: Proportion of own-account and contributing family workers in total employment, men, percentage.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • Employers, female > % of employment: Employers, female (% of employment). Employers refers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, 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), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).
  • Employers, total > % of employment: Employers, total (% of employment). Employers refers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, 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), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).
  • 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.
  • Vulnerable employment, total > % of total employment: Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment). Vulnerable employment is unpaid family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • 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 Organization (UNESCO).
  • 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 Organization (UNESCO).
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in services.
  • Unemployment > Youth unemployment, female: Percentage of female population aged 15-24 that is unemployed.
  • GNI > Current US$, % of GDP: GNI (current US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Expense > % of GDP: Expense (% of GDP). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > 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.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 10-14: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Men aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Economic activity > Women aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Vulnerable employment, female > % of female employment: Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment). Vulnerable employment is unpaid family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.
  • Vulnerable employment, male > % of male employment: Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment). Vulnerable employment is unpaid family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
STAT Iran Turkey HISTORY
Expense > Current LCU 806.6 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 2658 times more than Turkey
303.47 billion
Ranked 52nd.

GNI > Current US$ $328.59 billion
Ranked 27th.
$782.28 billion
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Iran

GNI > Current US$ per capita $4,468.05
Ranked 95th.
$10,571.72
Ranked 53th. 2 times more than Iran

Labor force 25.7 million
Ranked 21st. 4% more than Turkey
24.73 million
Ranked 23th.

Labor force > By occupation agriculture 30%, industry 25%, services 45% agriculture 35.9%, industry 22.8%, services 41.2% (3rd quarter, 2004)
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 25%
Ranked 8th.
29.5%
Ranked 14th. 18% more than Iran
Labor force > By occupation > Industry 31%
Ranked 2nd. 26% more than Turkey
24.7%
Ranked 14th.
Labor force > By occupation > Services 45%
Ranked 17th.
45.8%
Ranked 36th. 2% more than Iran
Labor force per 1000 345.14
Ranked 97th. 1% more than Turkey
342.82
Ranked 98th.

Labor force, total 26.13 million
Ranked 23th.
27.05 million
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than Iran

Labor force, total per 1000 341.9
Ranked 164th.
365.56
Ranked 154th. 7% more than Iran

Rigidity of employment index 49
Ranked 46th. The same as Turkey
49
Ranked 49th.

Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage $3.50
Ranked 35th. 37% more than Turkey
$2.55
Ranked 15th.

Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage The minimum wage was raised to 487,125 Iranian tomans (165$) (equal to 4,871,250 rials ) effective on the 2013 Persian New year ; set annually for each industrial sector and region. The standard workweek is 44 hours, and any work over 48 entitles the worker to overtime. 1071 Turkish lira per month.
Unemployment rate 14.6%
Ranked 9th. 18% more than Turkey
12.4%
Ranked 18th.

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Both sexes 35.6%
Ranked 90th.
45%
Ranked 64th. 26% more than Iran

Firing cost > Weeks of wages 90.7 weeks of wages
Ranked 26th.
94.7 weeks of wages
Ranked 19th. 4% more than Iran

Salaries and benefits > Workers earning less than $1 per day 0.9%
Ranked 37th.
1.4%
Ranked 35th. 56% more than Iran

GNI per capita > Constant LCU 6.64 million
Ranked 6th. 4207 times more than Turkey
1,578.41
Ranked 101st.

Expense > Current LCU per capita 10.97 million
Ranked 1st. 2640 times more than Turkey
4,153.72
Ranked 89th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men 57.6%
Ranked 73th.
65.1%
Ranked 34th. 13% more than Iran

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Men 57.6%
Ranked 73th.
65.1%
Ranked 34th. 13% more than Iran

Compensation of employees > Current LCU 164720500000000 1.246778e+016
Force > Total > Per capita 0.404 per capita
Ranked 131st. 9% more than Turkey
0.37 per capita
Ranked 160th.

Force > Total 27.54 million
Ranked 18th. 3% more than Turkey
26.64 million
Ranked 21st.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14 30.9%
Ranked 41st. 10% more than Turkey
28.1%
Ranked 50th.

Employment > Percent of population are employees > Women 53.7%
Ranked 66th. 23% more than Turkey
43.8%
Ranked 61st.

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes 23%
Ranked 24th. 25% more than Turkey
18.4%
Ranked 35th.

GNI > Current LCU 3,241.34 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 2308 times more than Turkey
1.4 trillion
Ranked 78th.

Female economic activity 29%
Ranked 149th.
49.9%
Ranked 85th. 72% more than Iran
Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women 13.2%
Ranked 88th.
25.6%
Ranked 73th. 94% more than Iran

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women 13.2%
Ranked 88th.
25.6%
Ranked 73th. 94% more than Iran

Self employed > One-person and family businesses > Women 52.4%
Ranked 8th. 11% more than Turkey
47.1%
Ranked 4th.

Labor force > Per capita 415.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd. 24% more than Turkey
335.44 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 67.89%
Ranked 157th.
77.16%
Ranked 120th. 14% more than Iran
Net income from abroad > Current US$ $-3,057,950,133.78
Ranked 154th.
$-6,698,000,000.00
Ranked 136th. 2 times more than Iran

Employment > Percent of population are employees > Men 51.4%
Ranked 69th.
57.8%
Ranked 56th. 12% more than Iran

Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14 22.8%
Ranked 16th. 5% more than Turkey
21.7%
Ranked 18th.

Female economic activity growth 34%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Turkey
14%
Ranked 28th.
Self employed > One-person and family businesses > Men 39.9%
Ranked 16th. 46% more than Turkey
27.4%
Ranked 12th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 33.03%
Ranked 61st. 2% more than Turkey
32.48%
Ranked 64th.
GNI > Constant LCU 476.89 trillion
Ranked 5th. 4083 times more than Turkey
116.8 billion
Ranked 82nd.

GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $3,022.89
Ranked 77th.
$8,423.73
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Iran

GNI > Constant LCU per capita 6.64 million
Ranked 6th. 4207 times more than Turkey
1,578.41
Ranked 101st.

Employment > Percent of population are employers > Women 0.9%
Ranked 59th. The same as Turkey
0.9%
Ranked 54th.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Women > Aged above 14 34.2%
Ranked 11th.
51.6%
Ranked 5th. 51% more than Iran

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14 33.7%
Ranked 142nd. 35% more than Turkey
25%
Ranked 163th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24 25.3%
Ranked 124th. 3% more than Turkey
24.5%
Ranked 129th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14 67.6%
Ranked 113th.
68.5%
Ranked 109th. 1% more than Iran

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, male 20.2%
Ranked 21st. 18% more than Turkey
17.1%
Ranked 39th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 2.58%
Ranked 75th.
7.78%
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than Iran
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 59.62%
Ranked 158th.
68.25%
Ranked 137th. 14% more than Iran
Employment > Percent of population are employers > Men 4%
Ranked 50th.
6.6%
Ranked 28th. 65% more than Iran

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14 28.4%
Ranked 4th. 88% more than Turkey
15.1%
Ranked 31st.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14 46.3%
Ranked 55th.
50.2%
Ranked 43th. 8% more than Iran

Technicians in RandD > Per million people 174.17 per million people
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Turkey
36.53 per million people
Ranked 38th.

Labor force > A note shortage of skilled <a href=/cat/Labor>labor</a> (1998) about 1.2 million <a href=/encyclopedia/Turkey><a href=/encyclopedia/Turkey>Turks</a></a> work abroad (1999)
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 32.01%
Ranked 156th.
57.04%
Ranked 109th. 78% more than Iran
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 81.93%
Ranked 103th.
87.76%
Ranked 39th. 7% more than Iran
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.25%
Ranked 104th.
98.03%
Ranked 43th. 1% more than Iran
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 38.52%
Ranked 102nd.
60.83%
Ranked 34th. 58% more than Iran
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 30.5%
Ranked 112th.
52.68%
Ranked 42nd. 73% more than Iran
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 10.5%
Ranked 28th. 14% more than Turkey
9.2%
Ranked 33th.

Force > Total per 1000 392.61
Ranked 142nd.
393.24
Ranked 141st. About the same as Iran

Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP -1.069%
Ranked 78th. 26% more than Turkey
-0.849%
Ranked 53th.

Net income from abroad > Constant LCU per million 34.62 billion
Ranked 5th.
-16,026,523.985
Ranked 25th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24 42.4%
Ranked 119th.
53.3%
Ranked 69th. 26% more than Iran

Net income from abroad > Constant LCU 2.49 trillion
Ranked 2nd.
-1,185,916,746.749
Ranked 33th.

Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 33.9%
Ranked 15th. 70% more than Turkey
19.9%
Ranked 36th.

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 16.8%
Ranked 19th. 56% more than Turkey
10.8%
Ranked 31st.

Unemployment > Male > % of male labor force 10.1%
Ranked 27th.
10.3%
Ranked 4th. 2% more than Iran

Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 20.3%
Ranked 14th. 5% more than Turkey
19.3%
Ranked 17th.

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 93.37%
Ranked 132nd.
97.31%
Ranked 18th. 4% more than Iran
Compensation of employees > % of expense 47.14%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Turkey
15.58%
Ranked 57th.

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 37.37%
Ranked 158th.
60.06%
Ranked 99th. 61% more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 11.88%
Ranked 78th.
23.66%
Ranked 49th. Twice as much as Iran
Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 3.4%
Ranked 57th.
9.2%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Iran

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 37.75%
Ranked 157th.
55.8%
Ranked 122nd. 48% more than Iran
Net income from abroad > Current LCU -28,381,300,000,000
Ranked 186th. 2360 times more than Turkey
-12,023,755,342.868
Ranked 97th.

Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 11.6%
Ranked 26th. 13% more than Turkey
10.3%
Ranked 4th.

Unemployment > Female > % of female labor force 20.4%
Ranked 9th. 98% more than Turkey
10.3%
Ranked 5th.

Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 34.2%
Ranked 43th.
39.7%
Ranked 28th. 16% more than Iran

Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64 40.54%
Ranked 155th. 49% more than Turkey
27.2%
Ranked 177th.

Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 32.1%
Ranked 7th. 66% more than Turkey
19.3%
Ranked 22nd.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 63.95%
Ranked 161st.
76.5%
Ranked 116th. 20% more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 22.08%
Ranked 156th.
47.59%
Ranked 106th. 2 times more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 19.69%
Ranked 149th.
45.65%
Ranked 73th. 2 times more than Iran
Labor force > Note shortage of skilled labor (2006 est.) about 1.2 million Turks work abroad (2006 est.)
Unemployment rate > Note data are according to the Iranian Government underemployment amounted to 4% in 2008
Unemployment with secondary education > Male > % of male unemployment 22.8%
Ranked 49th.
25.7%
Ranked 29th. 13% more than Iran

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per capita 15.12$ per capita
Ranked 115th. 28% more than Turkey
11.81$ per capita
Ranked 120th.

Employers, male > % of employment 5.7%
Ranked 36th.
6.5%
Ranked 16th. 14% more than Iran

One-person and family businesses > Women 52.4%
Ranked 8th. 11% more than Turkey
47.1%
Ranked 4th.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ 1.03 billion$
Ranked 54th. 21% more than Turkey
851 million$
Ranked 61st.

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 96.72%
Ranked 116th.
98.09%
Ranked 27th. 1% more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 22.35%
Ranked 123th.
44.12%
Ranked 48th. 97% more than Iran
One-person businesses > Men > Aged above 14 37.9%
Ranked 9th. 33% more than Turkey
28.5%
Ranked 12th.

One-person and family businesses > Men 39.9%
Ranked 16th. 46% more than Turkey
27.4%
Ranked 12th.

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Women > Aged 15 to 24 3 ratio
Ranked 20th. 15% more than Turkey
2.6 ratio
Ranked 31st.

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Men > Aged 15 to 24 3
Ranked 31st. 30% more than Turkey
2.3
Ranked 51st.

GNI > Current LCU per capita 44.07 million
Ranked 1st. 2322 times more than Turkey
18,977.57
Ranked 127th.

Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 34.32%
Ranked 67th.
42.79%
Ranked 54th. 25% more than Iran

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 55.39%
Ranked 161st.
62.5%
Ranked 136th. 13% more than Iran
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 90.38%
Ranked 115th. 17% more than Turkey
77.15%
Ranked 164th.
Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > % 36.1%
Ranked 122nd.
44.2%
Ranked 92nd. 22% more than Iran

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > % 13.1%
Ranked 170th.
26.3%
Ranked 155th. Twice as much as Iran

One-person and family businesses > Men > Percentage 39.9%
Ranked 16th. 46% more than Turkey
27.4%
Ranked 12th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 51.87%
Ranked 128th.
56.14%
Ranked 109th. 8% more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 25.45%
Ranked 154th.
48.09%
Ranked 119th. 89% more than Iran
Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64 58.18%
Ranked 164th. 12% more than Turkey
51.9%
Ranked 179th.

Employers, female > % of employment 0.9%
Ranked 74th.
1.3%
Ranked 52nd. 44% more than Iran

Employers, total > % of employment 4.9%
Ranked 23th.
5%
Ranked 12th. 2% more than Iran

Self-employed, female > % of females employed 53.2%
Ranked 12th. 16% more than Turkey
45.7%
Ranked 10th.

Self-employed, male > % of males employed 45.6%
Ranked 19th. 36% more than Turkey
33.5%
Ranked 16th.

Self-employed, total > % of total employed 46.8%
Ranked 20th. 26% more than Turkey
37.1%
Ranked 16th.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > % 64.6%
Ranked 120th.
64.7%
Ranked 119th. About the same as Iran

Vulnerable employment, total > % of total employment 42%
Ranked 17th. 31% more than Turkey
32.1%
Ranked 15th.

Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64 75.48%
Ranked 153th.
76%
Ranked 146th. 1% more than Iran

Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed 53.2%
Ranked 82nd.
62.9%
Ranked 52nd. 18% more than Iran

Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 27.3%
Ranked 3rd. 83% more than Turkey
14.9%
Ranked 25th.

Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 33.2%
Ranked 36th. 8% more than Turkey
30.7%
Ranked 30th.

Employees, services, female > % of female employment 41.9%
Ranked 91st.
47.9%
Ranked 57th. 14% more than Iran

Employees, services, male > % of male employment 47.4%
Ranked 65th.
51.5%
Ranked 39th. 9% more than Iran

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 9.1%
Ranked 24th. 7% more than Turkey
8.5%
Ranked 34th.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 66.29%
Ranked 160th.
77.12%
Ranked 120th. 16% more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 16.93%
Ranked 116th.
37.35%
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Iran
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 35.21%
Ranked 157th.
55.82%
Ranked 124th. 59% more than Iran
Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 23.1%
Ranked 13th. 20% more than Turkey
19.3%
Ranked 21st.

Force > Female > % of total labor force 33.77%
Ranked 154th. 28% more than Turkey
26.44%
Ranked 171st.

Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 7%
Ranked 44th.
23.2%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Iran

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 19.3%
Ranked 27th. 69% more than Turkey
11.4%
Ranked 3rd.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 60.08%
Ranked 158th.
74.34%
Ranked 71st. 24% more than Iran
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 64.96%
Ranked 165th.
77.26%
Ranked 113th. 19% more than Iran
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 46.95%
Ranked 85th.
47.07%
Ranked 84th. About the same as Iran
Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million $-42,584,366.97
Ranked 96th.
$-90,517,026.55
Ranked 90th. 2 times more than Iran

Personal remittances, received > % of GDP 0.259%
Ranked 121st. 2 times more than Turkey
0.129%
Ranked 123th.

Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million -395,231,982,678.993
Ranked 181st. 2432 times more than Turkey
-162,489,486.658
Ranked 52nd.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Women > Aged above 14 37.4%
Ranked 67th. 12% more than Turkey
33.3%
Ranked 68th.

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, female 33.9%
Ranked 18th. 64% more than Turkey
20.7%
Ranked 34th.

GNI > Current US$, % of GDP 90.61%
Ranked 174th.
99.12%
Ranked 59th. 9% more than Iran

Expense > % of GDP 22.55%
Ranked 71st.
23.38%
Ranked 63th. 4% more than Iran

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 96.39%
Ranked 113th. 1% more than Turkey
95.09%
Ranked 141st.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP 5.44$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 109th. 2 times more than Turkey
2.35$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 130th.

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 2.19%
Ranked 82nd.
8.81%
Ranked 65th. 4 times more than Iran
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 94.28%
Ranked 128th. 7% more than Turkey
87.73%
Ranked 167th.
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 84.96%
Ranked 91st. 27% more than Turkey
66.74%
Ranked 152nd.
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 76.37%
Ranked 66th. 32% more than Turkey
57.9%
Ranked 112th.
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 34.82%
Ranked 163th.
56.58%
Ranked 115th. 62% more than Iran
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 30.6%
Ranked 15th.
37.2%
Ranked 7th. 22% more than Iran

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ per capita 14.71$
Ranked 113th. 17% more than Turkey
12.56$
Ranked 118th.

Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 19.3%
Ranked 33th. 8% more than Turkey
17.8%
Ranked 21st.

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > % 22%
Ranked 149th.
32.8%
Ranked 109th. 49% more than Iran

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > % 38.9%
Ranked 165th.
44.9%
Ranked 150th. 15% more than Iran

Vulnerable employment, female > % of female employment 52.4%
Ranked 9th. 18% more than Turkey
44.4%
Ranked 9th.

Vulnerable employment, male > % of male employment 39.9%
Ranked 18th. 48% more than Turkey
26.9%
Ranked 20th.

Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed 46.8%
Ranked 89th.
54.3%
Ranked 56th. 16% more than Iran

Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed 54.4%
Ranked 82nd.
66.5%
Ranked 49th. 22% more than Iran

Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed 29.7%
Ranked 10th.
33.6%
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Iran

Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed 4.8%
Ranked 20th. 4% more than Turkey
4.6%
Ranked 12th.

Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed 8.9%
Ranked 23th.
13.2%
Ranked 4th. 48% more than Iran

Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 20.2%
Ranked 19th. 24% more than Turkey
16.3%
Ranked 41st.

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 23%
Ranked 22nd. 31% more than Turkey
17.5%
Ranked 44th.

GNI growth > Annual % 8.46%
Ranked 35th. 4 times more than Turkey
2.41%
Ranked 68th.

GNI per capita > Current LCU 44.07 million
Ranked 1st. 2322 times more than Turkey
18,977.57
Ranked 128th.

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 53.71%
Ranked 52nd. 25% more than Turkey
42.86%
Ranked 69th.

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