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Former British colonies Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Uganda 83 2008
2 Tanzania 78 2008
3 Qatar 76.9 2008
4 United Arab Emirates 75.9 2008
5 Burma 74.4 2008
6 Kenya 73 2008
=7 The Gambia 72.1 2008
=7 Malawi 72.1 2008
9 Bangladesh 67.9 2008
10 Somalia 66.5 2008
11 The Bahamas 65.4 2008
12 Kuwait 65.3 2008
13 Ghana 65.2 2008
14 Zimbabwe 64.9 2008
15 Sierra Leone 64.8 2008
16 Barbados 64.4 2008
17 Brunei 63.3 2008
18 New Zealand 62.7 2008
19 Singapore 61.6 2008
=20 Canada 61.2 2008
=20 Zambia 61.2 2008
22 Bhutan 61.1 2008
23 Bahrain 61 2008
24 Trinidad and Tobago 60.7 2008
25 Malaysia 60.5 2008
26 Australia 59.4 2008
27 United States 59.2 2008
28 Guyana 57.8 2008
29 Maldives 57.3 2008
30 Belize 56.9 2008
31 Fiji 56.3 2008
32 Jamaica 56.2 2008
33 India 55.6 2008
34 Sri Lanka 54.7 2008
35 Lesotho 54.1 2008
36 Nigeria 51.8 2008
37 Pakistan 51.5 2008
=38 Israel 50.4 2008
=38 Swaziland 50.4 2008
40 Sudan 47.3 2008
41 Botswana 46 2008
42 Namibia 42.9 2008
43 Jordan 37.9 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Labor/Employment-rate/Adults

Former British colonies Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults

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Interesting observations about Labor > Employment rate > Adults

  • Madagascar ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Burkina Faso ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Denmark ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Burundi ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Thailand ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Uganda ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
  • Iraq has ranked last for employment rate > adults since 2003.
  • China ranked second for employment rate > adults amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • Netherlands ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Eurozone in 2008.
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