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Labor > Economically active children > Female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 72.7% 2000
2 Togo 71.6% 2000
3 Burkina Faso 67.7% 1998
4 Central African Republic 67.6% 2000
5 Guinea-Bissau 67.5% 2000
6 Chad 66.45% 2000
7 Nepal 52.4% 1999
8 Cambodia 52.14% 2001
9 Guinea 49.5% 1994
10 Ethiopia 45.88% 2001
11 Comoros 42.19% 2000
12 Cote d'Ivoire 40.5% 2000
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 39.8% 2000
14 Tanzania 39.22% 2001
15 Burundi 35.68% 2000
16 Moldova 32.81% 2000
17 Albania 31.84% 2000
=18 Angola 30.3% 2001
=18 Rwanda 30.3% 2000
20 Kazakhstan 29.1% 1996
21 Ghana 28.43% 2000
22 Senegal 27.75% 2000
23 Lesotho 27.52% 2000
24 Guyana 27% 2000
25 South Africa 26.4% 1999
26 The Gambia 25.27% 2000
27 Madagascar 25.13% 2001
28 Mongolia 20.59% 2000
29 Mali 18.6% 2001
30 Bolivia 17.98% 2000
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.6% 2000
32 Cameroon 17.41% 2001
33 Sudan 16.78% 2000
34 Argentina 16% 1997
35 Zimbabwe 15.3% 1999
36 Peru 15.2% 1994
37 Namibia 14.69% 1999
38 Uzbekistan 13.98% 2000
39 Yemen 13.97% 1999
40 Guatemala 13.93% 2000
41 Bangladesh 13.91% 2003
42 Zambia 13.88% 1999
43 Ecuador 13.56% 2001
44 Sri Lanka 13.4% 1998
45 Morocco 12.8% 1999
46 Malawi 11.63% 2000
47 Uganda 11.3% 2003
48 Swaziland 10.88% 2000
49 Philippines 10.04% 2001
50 Iraq 9.67% 2000
51 Mexico 9.5% 1996
52 Egypt 8.9% 1998
53 El Salvador 8.11% 2003
=54 East Timor 8.1% 2001
=54 Dominican Republic 8.1% 2000
56 Colombia 7.7% 2001
57 Kyrgyzstan 7.6% 1998
58 Azerbaijan 7.33% 2000
59 Chile 6.88% 2003
60 Venezuela 6.6% 2003
61 Nicaragua 6.5% 2001
62 Honduras 6.14% 2002
63 Belize 5.25% 2001
64 India 5.1% 2000
65 Brazil 4.61% 2003
66 Kenya 4.42% 2000
67 Paraguay 4.4% 1999
68 Turkey 3.85% 1999
69 Costa Rica 3.48% 2002
70 Trinidad and Tobago 2.8% 2000
71 Portugal 2.63% 2001
72 Panama 1.4% 2000
73 Romania 1.1% 2000
74 Jamaica 0.6% 2000

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