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Labor > Economically active children > Study and work > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14: 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. Study and work refer to children attending school in combination with economic activity.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Belarus 100% 2005
=2 Ukraine 99.9% 2005
=2 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.9% 2005
4 Uzbekistan 99% 2005
5 Kazakhstan 98.4% 2006
6 Serbia and Montenegro 97.9% 2005
7 Jamaica 97.5% 2005
8 Chile 96.8% 2003
9 Portugal 96.4% 2001
10 Moldova 96.16% 2000
11 Peru 96% 2007
12 Thailand 95.8% 2005
13 Argentina 95.2% 2004
14 Bolivia 95% 2008
15 South Africa 94.9% 1999
16 Sri Lanka 94.6% 1998
17 Dominican Republic 93.8% 2005
18 Azerbaijan 93.7% 2005
19 Brazil 93.4% 2007
20 Uganda 92.27% 2006
21 Kyrgyzstan 92.1% 2004
22 Tajikistan 91% 2005
23 Namibia 90.51% 1999
24 Congo, Republic of the 90.1% 2005
25 Malawi 89.5% 2006
26 Vietnam 88.1% 2006
27 Zimbabwe 88% 1999
28 Trinidad and Tobago 87.18% 2000
29 Cambodia 86.2% 2004
30 Swaziland 85.98% 2000
31 Kenya 85.9% 2000
32 Panama 85.4% 2008
33 Philippines 85.2% 2001
34 Mongolia 83.6% 2007
35 Mexico 82.8% 2007
36 Haiti 82.3% 2005
37 Rwanda 81.5% 2008
38 Ghana 81.3% 2006
39 Venezuela 80.2% 2006
40 Romania 79.3% 2000
41 Ecuador 79% 2006
42 Cameroon 78.1% 2007
43 Paraguay 75.65% 2005
44 Colombia 75.2% 2007
45 El Salvador 75.09% 2007
46 Indonesia 75.05% 2000
47 Zambia 74.08% 2005
48 Angola 73.4% 2001
49 East Timor 73.24% 2001
50 Tanzania 71.78% 2006
51 Togo 70.24% 2006
52 Sierra Leone 70.1% 2005
53 Guatemala 69.5% 2006
54 Nicaragua 69.2% 2005
55 The Gambia 67.9% 2005
56 Iraq 67.6% 2005
57 Syria 65.4% 2006
58 Nepal 64.4% 1999
59 Democratic Republic of the Congo 64.3% 2000
60 Benin 63.9% 2006
61 Guinea-Bissau 63.6% 2006
62 Bangladesh 62.2% 2006
63 Turkey 61.2% 2006
64 Burundi 61.1% 2005
65 Madagascar 59.4% 2007
66 Costa Rica 55.4% 2004
67 Liberia 55% 2007
68 Cote d'Ivoire 53.2% 2006
69 Honduras 51.4% 2004
70 Chad 50.85% 2004
71 Somalia 46.5% 2006
72 Central African Republic 45.07% 2000
73 Sudan 44.06% 2000
74 Mali 40.5% 2006
75 Senegal 38.1% 2005
76 Niger 33.5% 2006
77 Burkina Faso 32.3% 2006
78 Ethiopia 30.6% 2005
79 Lesotho 25.6% 2002
80 India 15.2% 2005
81 Morocco 6.8% 1999
82 Guinea 1.4% 1994
83 Mozambique 0.0 1996

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economically active children > Study and work > % of economically active children > Ages 7-14. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Economically-active-children/Study-and-work/%-of-economically-active-children/Ages-7--14

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