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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid

DEFINITION: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 68 2009
2 Equatorial Guinea 66 2009
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 63 2009
=4 Sao Tome and Principe 59 2009
=4 Senegal 59 2009
6 Madagascar 56 2009
=7 Guinea-Bissau 54 2009
=7 Togo 54 2009
=7 Tanzania 54 2009
10 Gabon 52 2009
11 Central African Republic 50 2009
=12 Djibouti 46 2009
=12 Cape Verde 46 2009
14 Sierra Leone 41 2009
=15 Comoros 40 2009
=15 Mozambique 40 2009
=15 Benin 40 2009
=18 Mauritania 39 2009
=18 Cameroon 39 2009
=20 Seychelles 36 2009
=20 Sudan 36 2009
22 South Africa 35 2009
=23 Chad 33 2009
=23 Cote d'Ivoire 33 2009
=23 Zimbabwe 33 2009
26 Mali 31 2009
=27 Burundi 28 2009
=27 Ethiopia 28 2009
=29 Ghana 27 2009
=29 The Gambia 27 2009
=29 Liberia 27 2009
32 Guinea 24 2009
=33 Zambia 21 2009
=33 Malawi 21 2009
=33 Burkina Faso 21 2009
36 Eritrea 20 2009
37 Mauritius 18 2009
38 Kenya 17 2009
39 Lesotho 14 2009
=40 Namibia 13 2009
=40 Botswana 13 2009
42 Swaziland 10 2009
=43 Rwanda 7 2009
=43 Nigeria 7 2009
45 Uganda 0.0 2009

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