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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Burundi 84.2 2008
2 Madagascar 83.3 2008
3 Uganda 83 2008
4 Burkina Faso 81.9 2008
5 Guinea 81.2 2008
6 Ethiopia 80.6 2008
7 Rwanda 80.3 2008
8 Tanzania 78 2008
9 Mozambique 77.9 2008
10 Kenya 73 2008
11 Central African Republic 72.6 2008
=12 The Gambia 72.1 2008
=12 Malawi 72.1 2008
14 Benin 71.6 2008
15 Chad 69.7 2008
16 Comoros 69.4 2008
17 Guinea-Bissau 66.9 2008
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 66.7 2008
19 Somalia 66.5 2008
20 Senegal 66 2008
21 Liberia 65.9 2008
22 Eritrea 65.6 2008
23 Ghana 65.2 2008
24 Zimbabwe 64.9 2008
25 Sierra Leone 64.8 2008
26 Togo 64.6 2008
27 Equatorial Guinea 62.6 2008
28 Zambia 61.2 2008
29 Cote d'Ivoire 60.4 2008
30 Niger 59.8 2008
31 Cameroon 59.1 2008
32 Gabon 58.2 2008
33 Cape Verde 55.7 2008
34 Lesotho 54.1 2008
35 Mauritius 53.8 2008
36 Nigeria 51.8 2008
37 Swaziland 50.4 2008
38 Sudan 47.3 2008
39 Mauritania 47.2 2008
40 Mali 47 2008
41 Botswana 46 2008
42 Namibia 42.9 2008
43 South Africa 41.1 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Labor/Employment-rate/Adults

Sub-Saharan Africa 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.
  • Canada ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2008.
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