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Guyana

Guyana Labor force Stats

Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
By occupation agriculture NA%, industry NA%, services NA% 2006
Female > % of total labor force 34.6% 2008 148th out of 175
Per capita 434.15 per 1,000 people 2007 95th out of 163
Total 341,815.81 2008 149th out of 175

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"Guyana Labor force Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Guyana/Labor/Labor-force