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Zambia

Zambia 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
Agriculture 95.91 2005 1st out of 9
Agriculture > Girls 95.32 2005 1st out of 9
Boys 48.93 2005 4th out of 27
Girls 46.77 2005 4th out of 27
Manufacturing 0.57 2005 9th out of 9

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

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