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Sub-Saharan Africa: Labor > Employment rate stats

Definitions

  • Adults: 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.
  • Men: 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.
  • Women: 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.
  • Young adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Young men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Young women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
Adults 64.8
10% more than average
2008
Men 73.88
6% more than average
2008
Women 56.05
18% more than average
2008
Young adults 49.36
17% more than average
2008
Young men 54.23
13% more than average
2008
Young women 44.52
24% more than average
2008

Citation

"Sub-Saharan Employment rate Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Labor/Employment-rate