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Malawi Economically active children Stats

Definitions

  • Female: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of female children ages 7-14
  • Male: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of male children ages 7-14
  • Study and work: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.
    % of economically active children, ages 7-14
  • Study and work > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.
  • Study and work > Female: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.
    % of female economically active children, ages 7-14
  • Study and work > Male: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.
    % of male economically active children, ages 7-14
  • Total: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
    % of children ages 7-14
  • Total > % of children ages 7-14: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
  • Work only: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
    % of economically active children, ages 7-14
  • Work only > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
  • Work only > Female: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
    % of female economically active children, ages 7-14
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female 11.63% 2000 24th out of 34
Male 9.43% 2000 28th out of 34
Study and work 82.86% 2000 10th out of 34
Study and work > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14 89.5% 2006 3rd out of 20
Study and work > Female 84.12% 2000 12th out of 34
Study and work > Male 81.19% 2000 10th out of 34
Total 10.57% 2000 27th out of 34
Total > % of children ages 7-14 40.3% 2006 9th out of 21
Work only 17.14% 2000 25th out of 34
Work only > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14 10.5% 2006 16th out of 19
Work only > Female 15.88% 2000 23th out of 33

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.

Citation

Malawi Labor > Economically active children Profiles (Subcategories)

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