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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Rwanda 83.28% 2010
2 Burundi 82.47% 2010
3 Angola 74.12% 2010
4 Uganda 73.78% 2010
5 Burkina Faso 71.31% 2010
6 Tanzania 69.83% 2010
7 Mali 68.06% 2010
8 Kenya 67.55% 2010
9 Mozambique 64.57% 2010
10 Zambia 64.01% 2010
11 Eritrea 63.87% 2010
12 The Gambia 62.62% 2010
13 Chad 62.45% 2010
14 Malawi 59.52% 2010
15 Madagascar 58.88% 2010
16 Guinea-Bissau 58.57% 2010
17 Somalia 58.5% 2010
18 Senegal 58.11% 2010
19 Mauritania 56.95% 2010
20 Ethiopia 56.75% 2010
21 Central African Republic 56.21% 2010
22 Guinea 56.12% 2010
23 Comoros 55.59% 2010
24 Equatorial Guinea 54.45% 2010
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 54.44% 2010
26 Cape Verde 54.18% 2010
27 Togo 52.94% 2010
28 Gabon 52.21% 2010
29 Benin 50.81% 2010
30 Zimbabwe 48.34% 2010
31 Cote d'Ivoire 47.86% 2010
32 Cameroon 47.43% 2010
=33 Niger 47.32% 2010
=33 Nigeria 47.32% 2010
35 Ghana 46.35% 2010
36 Lesotho 42.35% 2010
37 Sierra Leone 41.54% 2010
38 Liberia 41.53% 2010
39 Sudan 40.2% 2010
40 Botswana 39.8% 2010
41 Namibia 39.11% 2010
42 Swaziland 37.71% 2010
43 South Africa 36.76% 2010
44 Mauritius 36.26% 2010

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