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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Young adults

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Uganda 75.4 2008
2 Burkina Faso 74.2 2008
3 Ethiopia 73.5 2008
4 Burundi 73.2 2008
5 Guinea 72.8 2008
6 Madagascar 70.7 2008
7 Tanzania 70 2008
8 Mozambique 65.7 2008
9 Rwanda 64.1 2008
10 Guinea-Bissau 63.1 2008
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.9 2008
12 Equatorial Guinea 61.5 2008
13 Benin 58.9 2008
14 Kenya 58.7 2008
15 Central African Republic 58.1 2008
16 Somalia 57.9 2008
17 Liberia 56.7 2008
=18 Senegal 54.5 2008
=18 The Gambia 54.5 2008
20 Eritrea 53.6 2008
21 Togo 52.7 2008
22 Niger 51.6 2008
23 Chad 50.2 2008
24 Zimbabwe 49.6 2008
25 Malawi 49 2008
26 Comoros 48.5 2008
27 Zambia 46.4 2008
28 Cote d'Ivoire 45.3 2008
29 Sierra Leone 42 2008
30 Lesotho 40.4 2008
31 Ghana 39.9 2008
32 Cape Verde 38.1 2008
33 Mauritius 37.3 2008
34 Mali 34.5 2008
35 Cameroon 33.4 2008
36 Gabon 33.1 2008
37 Botswana 27.1 2008
38 Swaziland 25.5 2008
39 Nigeria 24.2 2008
40 Sudan 23.4 2008
41 Mauritania 23.2 2008
42 South Africa 14.6 2008
43 Namibia 13.6 2008

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