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Labor > Economically active children > Total > % of 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Benin 74.4% 2006
2 Central African Republic 67% 2000
3 Sierra Leone 62.7% 2005
4 Chad 60.4% 2004
5 Ethiopia 56% 2005
6 Guinea-Bissau 50.5% 2006
7 Mali 49.5% 2006
=8 Cambodia 48.9% 2004
=8 Ghana 48.9% 2006
10 Guinea 48.3% 1994
11 Zambia 47.86% 2005
12 Nepal 47.2% 1999
13 Niger 47.1% 2006
14 Cote d'Ivoire 45.7% 2006
15 Cameroon 43.6% 2007
=16 Somalia 43.5% 2006
=16 The Gambia 43.5% 2005
18 Peru 42.2% 2007
19 Burkina Faso 42.1% 2006
20 Malawi 40.3% 2006
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 39.8% 2000
22 Togo 38.69% 2006
23 Uganda 38.17% 2006
24 Kenya 37.7% 2000
25 Liberia 37.4% 2007
26 Moldova 33.48% 2000
27 Haiti 33.4% 2005
28 Bolivia 32.1% 2008
29 Tanzania 31.1% 2006
=30 Angola 30.1% 2001
=30 Congo, Republic of the 30.1% 2005
32 South Africa 27.7% 1999
33 Madagascar 26.1% 2007
34 Vietnam 21.3% 2006
35 Sudan 19.13% 2000
36 Senegal 18.5% 2005
37 Guatemala 18.2% 2006
38 Ukraine 17.3% 2005
39 Sri Lanka 17% 1999
40 Bangladesh 16.2% 2006
41 Namibia 15.44% 1999
42 Paraguay 15.3% 2005
43 Thailand 15.1% 2005
44 Iraq 14.7% 2005
=45 Ecuador 14.3% 2006
=45 Zimbabwe 14.3% 1999
47 Philippines 13.26% 2001
48 Morocco 13.2% 1999
49 Argentina 12.9% 2004
=50 Belarus 11.7% 2005
=50 Burundi 11.7% 2005
52 Swaziland 11.16% 2000
53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.6% 2005
54 Nicaragua 10.1% 2005
55 Mongolia 10.06% 2007
56 Jamaica 9.8% 2005
57 Indonesia 8.93% 2000
=58 Panama 8.9% 2008
=58 Tajikistan 8.9% 2005
60 Mexico 8.3% 2007
61 East Timor 7.6% 2001
62 Rwanda 7.5% 2008
63 El Salvador 7.1% 2007
64 Serbia and Montenegro 6.9% 2005
65 Honduras 6.8% 2004
66 Syria 6.6% 2006
67 Brazil 6.1% 2007
68 Dominican Republic 5.8% 2005
69 Costa Rica 5.7% 2004
=70 Kyrgyzstan 5.2% 2006
=70 Azerbaijan 5.2% 2005
=72 Uzbekistan 5.1% 2005
=72 Venezuela 5.1% 2006
74 India 4.2% 2005
75 Chile 4.1% 2003
=76 Colombia 3.9% 2007
=76 Trinidad and Tobago 3.9% 2000
78 Portugal 3.64% 2001
79 Kazakhstan 3.6% 2006
=80 Turkey 2.6% 2006
=80 Lesotho 2.6% 2002
82 Mozambique 1.8% 1996
83 Romania 1.4% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economically active children > Total > % of 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/Total/%-of-children-ages-7--14

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