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Mexico

Mexico Child labor rate Stats

Definitions

  • Agriculture: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes agriculture and hunting, forestry and logging, and fishing. Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey."
  • Agriculture > Girls: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes agriculture and hunting, forestry and logging, and fishing. Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey."
  • Boys: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
  • Girls: Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
  • Manufacturing: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Manufacturing corresponds to division 3 (ISIC revision 2) or category D (ISIC revision 3). Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Agriculture 36.7 2007 8th out of 8
Agriculture > Girls 20.6 2004 5th out of 7
Boys 10.9 2007 6th out of 9
Girls 5.6 2007 6th out of 9
Manufacturing 10.76 2007 3rd out of 8

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

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