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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

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 Mozambique 72.86% 2010
2 Ghana 68.9% 2010
3 Malawi 68.07% 2010
4 Central African Republic 63.79% 2010
5 Tanzania 59.9% 2010
6 Zimbabwe 56.07% 2010
7 The Gambia 53.25% 2010
8 Uganda 48.63% 2010
9 Kenya 41.45% 2010
10 Madagascar 40.54% 2010
11 Eritrea 40.44% 2010
12 Burkina Faso 40.09% 2010
13 Angola 38.2% 2010
14 Comoros 35.01% 2010
15 Gabon 34.95% 2010
16 Rwanda 34.77% 2010
17 Burundi 34.73% 2010
18 Benin 34.35% 2010
19 Ethiopia 34.28% 2010
20 Mauritania 33.07% 2010
21 Guinea 32.96% 2010
22 Somalia 32.81% 2010
23 Togo 32.42% 2010
24 Mali 31.64% 2010
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 30.77% 2010
26 Zambia 30.74% 2010
=27 Senegal 27.6% 2010
=27 Cameroon 27.6% 2010
=29 Niger 25.61% 2010
=29 Nigeria 25.61% 2010
31 Guinea-Bissau 24.61% 2010
32 Botswana 24.52% 2010
33 Liberia 23.67% 2010
34 Cote d'Ivoire 23.42% 2010
35 Chad 22.75% 2010
36 Sudan 22.36% 2010
37 Lesotho 20.95% 2010
38 Equatorial Guinea 20.79% 2010
39 Namibia 19.38% 2010
40 Sierra Leone 18.34% 2010
41 Cape Verde 12.15% 2010
42 Swaziland 8.78% 2010
43 South Africa 4.56% 2010
44 Mauritius 3.66% 2010

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