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  • Employment rate > Adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Expense > Current LCU: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.
  • Female retirement age: Women.

    China had range specified: 50-55

    Czech Republic had range specified: 59-63

    Denmark had range specified: 65-67

    Finland had range specified: 62-68

    Greece had range specified: 60-67

    Netherlands had range specified: 65-67

    Sweden had range specified: 61-67

    United States had range specified: 62-67

  • 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.
  • Hours worked > Standard workweek: Standard workweek (hours).
  • Labor force: The total labor force figure
  • Labor force > By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Labor force 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. 
  • 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.
  • Male retirement age: Men.

    Denmark had range specified: 65-67

    Finland had range specified: 62-68

    Netherlands had range specified: 65-67

    Sweden had range specified: 61-67

    United States had range specified: 62-67

  • Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage: Minimum wage.

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  • Unemployment rate: The percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
  • GNI per capita > Constant LCU: GNI per capita (constant LCU). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Expense > Current LCU per capita: Expense (current LCU). Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Employment rate > Women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Labor force > Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
  • Industrial workers > Male: Proportion of employed males engaged in the industrial sector. Employment by economic activity (%) (most recent year available between 1995 and 2001). Note: As a result of a number of limitations in the data, comparisons of labour statistics over time and across countries should be made with caution. For detailed notes on the data see ILO (2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; and 2002. Laboursta Database. February 2002). The percentage shares of employment by economic activity may not sum to 100 because of rounding or the omission of activities not classified.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • Female decision makers: Female legislators, senior officials and managers (as % of total). Data refer to the latest year available during the period 1991-2000. Those for countries that have implemented the recent International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-88) are not strictly comparable with those for countries using the previous classification (ISCO-68).
  • 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.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women: Employment-to-population ratio, 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
  • Industrial workers > Female: Proportion of employed females engaged in the industrial sector. Employment by economic activity (%) (most recent year available between 1995 and 2001). Note: As a result of a number of limitations in the data, comparisons of labour statistics over time and across countries should be made with caution. For detailed notes on the data see ILO (2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; and 2002. Laboursta Database. February 2002). The percentage shares of employment by economic activity may not sum to 100 because of rounding or the omission of activities not classified.
  • 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.
  • Female professionals: Female professional and technical workers (as % of total)
  • 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.
  • 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 > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in agriculture.
  • 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.
  • Service workers > Male: Proportion of employed males engaged in the service sector. Employment by economic activity (%) (most recent year available between 1995 and 2001). Note: As a result of a number of limitations in the data, comparisons of labour statistics over time and across countries should be made with caution. For detailed notes on the data see ILO (2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; and 2002. Laboursta Database. February 2002). The percentage shares of employment by economic activity may not sum to 100 because of rounding or the omission of activities not classified.
  • Female economic activity growth: The % change in the female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) from 1990 to 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $: GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 1990 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
  • GNI > Constant LCU: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency.
  • GNI > Constant LCU per capita: GNI (constant LCU). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GNI per capita (constant 2000 US$). GNI per capita is gross national income divided by midyear population. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Service workers > Female: Proportion of employed females engaged in the service sector. Employment by economic activity (%) (most recent year available between 1995 and 2001). Note: As a result of a number of limitations in the data, comparisons of labour statistics over time and across countries should be made with caution. For detailed notes on the data see ILO (2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; and 2002. Laboursta Database. February 2002). The percentage shares of employment by economic activity may not sum to 100 because of rounding or the omission of activities not classified.
  • 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 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 > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14: Percent employed in services.
  • Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14: Percent employed in industry.
  • 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 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 > 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 > 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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).
  • 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
  • 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 > 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
  • 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.
  • Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24: Employment-to-population ratio.
  • 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.
  • 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 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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)."
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
STAT Singapore United States HISTORY
Employment rate > Adults 61.6
Ranked 56th. 4% more than United States
59.2
Ranked 74th.

Expense > Current LCU 44.88 billion
Ranked 74th.
3.92 trillion
Ranked 18th. 87 times more than Singapore

Female retirement age 65
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
64.5
Ranked 3rd.
GNI > Current US$ $271.59 billion
Ranked 33th.
$16.51 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 61 times more than Singapore

GNI > Current US$ per capita $51,122.93
Ranked 10th.
$52,608.35
Ranked 8th. 3% more than Singapore

Hours worked > Standard workweek 44 hours
Ranked 67th. 10% more than United States
40 hours
Ranked 108th.
Labor force 3.08 million
Ranked 81st.
154.9 million
Ranked 4th. 50 times more than Singapore

Labor force > By occupation manufacturing 21%, construction 5%, transportation and communication 7%, financial, business, and other services 42%, other 25% 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 participation > Employment to population ratio > Both sexes 63.5%
Ranked 14th. 9% more than United States
58.4%
Ranked 34th.

Labor force per 1000 605.71
Ranked 8th. 21% more than United States
500.77
Ranked 33th.

Labor force, total 3.02 million
Ranked 103th.
158.69 million
Ranked 4th. 53 times more than Singapore

Labor force, total per 1000 568.8
Ranked 14th. 13% more than United States
505.51
Ranked 51st.

Male retirement age 65
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
64.5
Ranked 5th.
Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage None The federal minimum wage in the United States is US$ 7.25 per hour. States may also set a minimum, in which case the higher of the two is controlling; some territories are exempt and have lower rates.
Unemployment rate 2.1%
Ranked 86th.
9.7%
Ranked 31st. 5 times more than Singapore

GNI per capita > Constant LCU 56,849.3
Ranked 45th. 23% more than United States
46,084.41
Ranked 47th.

Expense > Current LCU per capita 8,657.72
Ranked 70th.
12,566.94
Ranked 57th. 45% more than Singapore

Employment rate > Women 50.9
Ranked 60th.
52.9
Ranked 50th. 4% more than Singapore

Labor force > Total 2.61 million
Ranked 101st.
158.37 million
Ranked 4th. 61 times more than Singapore

Industrial workers > Male 33%
Ranked 33th. 3% more than United States
32%
Ranked 42nd.
Employment rate > Men 72.4
Ranked 68th. 10% more than United States
66
Ranked 107th.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men 72.9%
Ranked 11th. 14% more than United States
63.9%
Ranked 38th.

Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Men 72.9%
Ranked 11th. 14% more than United States
63.9%
Ranked 38th.

Compensation of employees > Current LCU 8706000000 341229000000
Force > Total 2.21 million
Ranked 110th.
155.46 million
Ranked 3rd. 70 times more than Singapore

Force > Total > Per capita 0.51 per capita
Ranked 28th.
0.524 per capita
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than Singapore

Female decision makers 23%
Ranked 50th.
45%
Ranked 1st. 96% more than Singapore
Employment > Percent of population are employees > Women 91.9%
Ranked 14th.
94.1%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Singapore

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Men > Aged above 14 36%
Ranked 19th. 19% more than United States
30.2%
Ranked 44th.

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes 6.7%
Ranked 68th.
17.3%
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Singapore

GNI > Current LCU 341.64 billion
Ranked 102nd.
16.51 trillion
Ranked 27th. 48 times more than Singapore

Female economic activity 50.1%
Ranked 84th.
58.8%
Ranked 57th. 17% more than Singapore
Labor force participation > Employment to population ratio > Women 54.5%
Ranked 20th. 2% more than United States
53.2%
Ranked 22nd.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women 54.5%
Ranked 20th. 2% more than United States
53.2%
Ranked 22nd.

Labor force > Per capita 605.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 19% more than United States
508.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 84.69%
Ranked 78th.
86.54%
Ranked 69th. 2% more than Singapore
Industrial workers > Female 23%
Ranked 12th. 92% more than United States
12%
Ranked 56th.
Employment rate > Young adults 37.6
Ranked 98th.
50.7
Ranked 45th. 35% more than Singapore

Female professionals 42%
Ranked 54th.
54%
Ranked 20th. 29% more than Singapore
Net income from abroad > Current US$ $-3,115,863,110.62
Ranked 127th.
$269.90 billion
Ranked 1st.

Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid 0.0
Ranked 165th.
0.0
Ranked 170th.

Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Men > Aged above 14 0.0
Ranked 71st.
2.2%
Ranked 65th.

Employment > Percent of population are employees > Men 81.2%
Ranked 28th.
91.2%
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Singapore

Service workers > Male 67%
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than United States
64%
Ranked 7th.
Female economic activity growth -1%
Ranked 117th.
6%
Ranked 56th.
Employment rate > Young men 38.4
Ranked 119th.
51.7
Ranked 69th. 35% more than Singapore

Employment rate > Young women 36.7
Ranked 69th.
49.7
Ranked 34th. 35% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 9.72%
Ranked 126th.
9.92%
Ranked 124th. 2% more than Singapore
GDP per person employed > Constant 1990 PPP $ $45,786.00
Ranked 17th.
$65,480.00
Ranked 1st. 43% more than Singapore

GNI > Constant LCU 302.01 billion
Ranked 68th.
14.47 trillion
Ranked 14th. 48 times more than Singapore

GNI > Constant LCU per capita 56,849.3
Ranked 45th. 23% more than United States
46,084.41
Ranked 47th.

GNI per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $33,632.67
Ranked 19th.
$46,084.41
Ranked 6th. 37% more than Singapore

Service workers > Female 77%
Ranked 39th.
86%
Ranked 15th. 12% more than Singapore
Employment > Employment share by sector > Agriculture > Women > Aged above 14 0.0
Ranked 71st.
0.8%
Ranked 62nd.

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged above 14 48%
Ranked 86th.
57%
Ranked 37th. 19% more than Singapore

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, women aged 15 to 24 42.1%
Ranked 51st.
54%
Ranked 29th. 28% more than Singapore

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged above 14 72.7%
Ranked 83th. 5% more than United States
69.5%
Ranked 99th.

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, male 2.8%
Ranked 46th.
18.7%
Ranked 32nd. 7 times more than Singapore

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 72.61%
Ranked 120th.
86.12%
Ranked 58th. 19% more than Singapore
Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Men > Aged above 14 62.9%
Ranked 15th.
67.6%
Ranked 4th. 7% more than Singapore

Employment > Employment share by sector > Industry > Women > Aged above 14 20.5%
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than United States
9.6%
Ranked 59th.

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 61.62%
Ranked 98th.
82.15%
Ranked 52nd. 33% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 81.88%
Ranked 105th. 4% more than United States
78.54%
Ranked 139th.
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 21.33%
Ranked 153th.
40.19%
Ranked 98th. 88% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 98.07%
Ranked 39th. 5% more than United States
93.35%
Ranked 163th.
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 21.43%
Ranked 145th.
38.86%
Ranked 81st. 81% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 64.04%
Ranked 125th.
80.24%
Ranked 63th. 25% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 65.32%
Ranked 153th.
76.57%
Ranked 137th. 17% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 44.03%
Ranked 130th.
50.34%
Ranked 121st. 14% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 80.52%
Ranked 44th. 1% more than United States
79.87%
Ranked 49th.
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 0.6%
Ranked 77th.
0.8%
Ranked 75th. 33% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 42.78%
Ranked 154th.
67.56%
Ranked 65th. 58% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 49.23%
Ranked 118th.
80.06%
Ranked 48th. 63% more than Singapore
Self-employed, female > % of females employed 10.8%
Ranked 42nd. 96% more than United States
5.5%
Ranked 77th.

Self-employed, male > % of males employed 18.9%
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than United States
8%
Ranked 81st.

Self-employed, total > % of total employed 15.3%
Ranked 46th. 2 times more than United States
6.8%
Ranked 85th.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male > % 75.5%
Ranked 49th. 19% more than United States
63.6%
Ranked 122nd.

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total > % 66.1%
Ranked 43th. 14% more than United States
57.8%
Ranked 95th.

Wage and salaried workers, female > % of females employed 89.2%
Ranked 23th.
94.5%
Ranked 8th. 6% more than Singapore

Wage and salary workers, male > % of males employed 81.1%
Ranked 23th.
99.1%
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Singapore

Contributing family workers, female > % of females employed 1%
Ranked 38th. 10 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Contributing family workers, male > % of males employed 0.4%
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 73th.

Contributing family workers, total > % of total employed 0.6%
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than United States
0.1%
Ranked 78th.

Employees, services, female > % of female employment 82.8%
Ranked 34th.
91.9%
Ranked 4th. 11% more than Singapore

Employees, services, male > % of male employment 72.8%
Ranked 6th. 2% more than United States
71.7%
Ranked 6th.

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 2.7%
Ranked 80th.
8.2%
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Singapore

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 2.8%
Ranked 82nd.
8.1%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than Singapore

Force > Total per 1000 519.2
Ranked 26th.
526.07
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Singapore

Employees > Services > Female > % of female employment 81.9%
Ranked 32nd.
89.9%
Ranked 5th. 10% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 5.4%
Ranked 70th.
5.5%
Ranked 55th. 2% more than Singapore

Employees > Agriculture > Male > % of male employment 1.6%
Ranked 70th.
2%
Ranked 66th. 25% more than Singapore

Employees > Agriculture > Female > % of female employment 0.5%
Ranked 65th.
0.7%
Ranked 62nd. 40% more than Singapore

Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 1.1%
Ranked 70th.
1.4%
Ranked 68th. 27% more than Singapore

Employment in services > % of total employment 76.2%
Ranked 7th.
78%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Singapore

Labor participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15+ 65.1%
Ranked 83th.
65.4%
Ranked 76th. About the same as Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 43.2%
Ranked 4th.
45.7%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 36%
Ranked 36th. 75% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 27.04%
Ranked 58th.
33.3%
Ranked 50th. 23% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 25.4%
Ranked 45th. 54% more than United States
16.5%
Ranked 54th.

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 47.9%
Ranked 5th.
50.2%
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 11.1%
Ranked 46th. 18% more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 57th.

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 8.9%
Ranked 58th.
10.5%
Ranked 51st. 18% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 6.9%
Ranked 65th.
11.6%
Ranked 47th. 68% more than Singapore

Unemployment with secondary education > Male > % of male unemployment 22.7%
Ranked 47th.
34.5%
Ranked 41st. 52% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 20.03%
Ranked 148th.
58.96%
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Singapore
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 38.86%
Ranked 122nd.
72.09%
Ranked 50th. 86% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 79.76%
Ranked 102nd.
87.2%
Ranked 67th. 9% more than Singapore
Unemployment > Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 6.3%
Ranked 55th.
10.1%
Ranked 42nd. 60% more than Singapore

Labor force participation rate > Employment-population ratio, men aged 15 to 24 40.3%
Ranked 126th.
55.8%
Ranked 60th. 38% more than Singapore

GNI growth > Annual % 1.01%
Ranked 78th.
2.42%
Ranked 67th. 2 times more than Singapore

GNI per capita > Current LCU 64,310.09
Ranked 83th. 22% more than United States
52,608.35
Ranked 90th.

Force participation rate > Female > % of female population ages 15-64 56.73%
Ranked 95th.
70.07%
Ranked 34th. 24% more than Singapore

Unemployment with secondary education > Female > % of female unemployment 27.5%
Ranked 50th.
34.1%
Ranked 42nd. 24% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 4.1%
Ranked 56th.
12.4%
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Singapore

Compensation of employees > % of expense 31.11%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than United States
12.96%
Ranked 55th.

Employees > Industry > Female > % of female employment 17.6%
Ranked 21st. 87% more than United States
9.4%
Ranked 59th.

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 38.8%
Ranked 7th.
47.3%
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 81.02%
Ranked 28th. 7% more than United States
75.54%
Ranked 63th.
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 88.19%
Ranked 41st. 3% more than United States
85.46%
Ranked 56th.
Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 33.3%
Ranked 6th.
46.3%
Ranked 2nd. 39% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 72.25%
Ranked 77th.
79.8%
Ranked 57th. 10% more than Singapore
Unemployment > Female > % of female labor force 5.3%
Ranked 66th.
5.4%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Singapore

Net income from abroad > Current LCU -3,919,600,000
Ranked 80th.
269.9 billion
Ranked 6th.

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 97.5%
Ranked 61st. 5% more than United States
93.16%
Ranked 164th.
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 21.54%
Ranked 128th.
37.46%
Ranked 59th. 74% more than Singapore
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 45.2%
Ranked 46th.
47.4%
Ranked 31st. 5% more than Singapore

Labor force > Female > % of total labor force 41.66%
Ranked 110th.
46.09%
Ranked 57th. 11% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment > Total > % of total labor force 3.2%
Ranked 62nd.
5.8%
Ranked 43th. 81% more than Singapore

Employment > Employment share by sector > Services > Women > Aged above 14 79.1%
Ranked 37th.
89.6%
Ranked 5th. 13% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Youth unemployment, female 2.9%
Ranked 46th.
15.7%
Ranked 47th. 5 times more than Singapore

GNI > Current US$, % of GDP 98.87%
Ranked 67th.
105.29%
Ranked 12th. 6% more than Singapore

Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 0.234%
Ranked 104th.
65.63%
Ranked 21st. 281 times more than Singapore

Force > Female > % of total labor force 39.91%
Ranked 116th.
46.23%
Ranked 44th. 16% more than Singapore

Unemployment with tertiary education > Female > % of female unemployment 45.1%
Ranked 4th.
48.5%
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployment with tertiary education > Male > % of male unemployment 39.5%
Ranked 5th.
42%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 80.1%
Ranked 17th. 11% more than United States
72.42%
Ranked 52nd.
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 4.32%
Ranked 123th.
7.41%
Ranked 95th. 72% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 27.15%
Ranked 137th.
41.42%
Ranked 101st. 53% more than Singapore
Net income from abroad > Current US$ per million $-586,526,449.56
Ranked 145th.
$859.79 million
Ranked 9th.

Employment in industry > % of total employment 22.6%
Ranked 39th. 10% more than United States
20.6%
Ranked 55th.

Net income from abroad > Current LCU per million -737,820,947.218
Ranked 80th.
859.79 million
Ranked 19th.

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Women > Aged 15 to 24 1.3 ratio
Ranked 66th.
2.4 ratio
Ranked 42nd. 85% more than Singapore

Unemployment > Unemployed youths per unemployed adult > Men > Aged 15 to 24 1.1
Ranked 67th.
3.3
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Singapore

GNI > Current LCU per capita 64,310.09
Ranked 83th. 22% more than United States
52,608.35
Ranked 90th.

Expense > % of GDP 13.43%
Ranked 97th.
25.21%
Ranked 60th. 88% more than Singapore

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.7%
Ranked 35th. 6% more than United States
92.17%
Ranked 163th.
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 95.51%
Ranked 98th. 4% more than United States
92.2%
Ranked 156th.
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 88.72%
Ranked 133th. About the same as United States
88.58%
Ranked 137th.
Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male > % 35.5%
Ranked 123th.
42.6%
Ranked 98th. 20% more than Singapore

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female > % 57.2%
Ranked 49th. 9% more than United States
52.3%
Ranked 64th.

Force with tertiary education > % of total 37.9%
Ranked 4th.
43.3%
Ranked 1st. 14% more than Singapore
Force participation rate > Total > % of total population ages 15-64 69.88%
Ranked 91st.
75.75%
Ranked 40th. 8% more than Singapore

Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 1.5%
Ranked 85th.
2.3%
Ranked 74th. 53% more than Singapore

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total > % 34.2%
Ranked 101st.
42.2%
Ranked 72nd. 23% more than Singapore

Force participation rate > Male > % of male population ages 15-64 82.78%
Ranked 85th. 2% more than United States
81.46%
Ranked 101st.

Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed 84.7%
Ranked 20th.
93.2%
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than Singapore

Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 16.6%
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than United States
7.2%
Ranked 71st.

Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 25.7%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than United States
25.1%
Ranked 52nd.

Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 2.8%
Ranked 50th.
17.6%
Ranked 38th. 6 times more than Singapore

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 6.7%
Ranked 74th.
16.2%
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Singapore

Force with primary education > % of total 19.8%
Ranked 24th. 16% more than United States
17.1%
Ranked 18th.
Labor force with secondary education > Male > % of male labor force 46.2%
Ranked 25th. 52% more than United States
30.3%
Ranked 40th.

Labor force with primary education > Female > % of female labor force 24.1%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than United States
7.3%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 27.7%
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United States
9.5%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 48.6%
Ranked 23th. 65% more than United States
29.4%
Ranked 44th.

Labor force with primary education > Male > % of male labor force 30.4%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
11.3%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with secondary education > Female > % of female labor force 51.9%
Ranked 16th. 83% more than United States
28.4%
Ranked 43th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 23.7%
Ranked 30th.
61.1%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Singapore

Net income from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP -1.134%
Ranked 63th.
1.72%
Ranked 20th.

Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 2.9%
Ranked 50th.
14.7%
Ranked 49th. 5 times more than Singapore

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 3.1%
Ranked 78th.
7.9%
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Singapore

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 16.26%
Ranked 119th. 21% more than United States
13.49%
Ranked 127th.
Unemployment > Male > % of male labor force 5.5%
Ranked 68th.
5.6%
Ranked 53th. 2% more than Singapore

Force with secondary education > % of total 28%
Ranked 33th.
39.5%
Ranked 7th. 41% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 95.57%
Ranked 73th. 5% more than United States
90.93%
Ranked 159th.
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 81.34%
Ranked 100th.
87.29%
Ranked 68th. 7% more than Singapore
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 10.69%
Ranked 145th.
33.2%
Ranked 67th. 3 times more than Singapore
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 64.59%
Ranked 99th.
81.1%
Ranked 54th. 26% more than Singapore
Unemployment > Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 5.2%
Ranked 56th.
11.3%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Singapore

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