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Labor > Economically active children > Work only > % 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. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mozambique 100% 1996
2 Guinea 98.6% 1994
3 Morocco 93.2% 1999
4 India 84.9% 2005
5 Lesotho 74.4% 2002
6 Ethiopia 69.4% 2005
7 Burkina Faso 67.7% 2006
8 Niger 66.5% 2006
9 Senegal 61.9% 2005
10 Mali 59.5% 2006
11 Sudan 55.94% 2000
12 Central African Republic 54.93% 2000
13 Somalia 53.5% 2006
14 Chad 49.1% 2004
15 Honduras 48.6% 2004
16 Cote d'Ivoire 46.8% 2006
17 Liberia 45% 2007
18 Costa Rica 44.6% 2004
19 Madagascar 40.6% 2007
20 Burundi 38.9% 2005
21 Turkey 38.8% 2006
22 Bangladesh 37.8% 2006
23 Guinea-Bissau 36.4% 2006
24 Benin 36.1% 2006
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.7% 2000
26 Nepal 35.6% 1999
27 Syria 34.6% 2006
28 Iraq 32.4% 2005
29 The Gambia 32.1% 2005
30 Nicaragua 30.8% 2005
31 Guatemala 30.5% 2006
32 Sierra Leone 29.9% 2005
33 Togo 29.76% 2006
34 Tanzania 28.2% 2007
35 East Timor 26.8% 2001
36 Angola 26.6% 2001
37 Zambia 25.92% 2005
38 Indonesia 24.95% 2000
39 El Salvador 24.9% 2007
40 Colombia 24.8% 2007
41 Paraguay 24.22% 2005
42 Cameroon 21.9% 2007
43 Ecuador 21% 2005
44 Romania 20.7% 2000
45 Venezuela 19.8% 2006
46 Ghana 18.7% 2006
47 Rwanda 18.5% 2008
48 Haiti 17.7% 2005
49 Mexico 17.2% 2007
50 Mongolia 16.4% 2007
51 Philippines 14.8% 2001
52 Panama 14.6% 2008
53 Kenya 14.1% 2000
54 Swaziland 14.02% 2000
55 Cambodia 13.8% 2004
56 Trinidad and Tobago 12.82% 2000
57 Zimbabwe 12% 1999
58 Vietnam 11.9% 2006
59 Malawi 10.5% 2006
60 Congo, Republic of the 9.9% 2005
61 Namibia 9.49% 1999
62 Tajikistan 9% 2005
63 Kyrgyzstan 7.9% 2006
64 Uganda 7.73% 2006
65 Brazil 6.6% 2007
66 Azerbaijan 6.3% 2005
67 Dominican Republic 6.2% 2005
68 Sri Lanka 5.4% 1998
69 South Africa 5.1% 1999
70 Bolivia 5% 2008
71 Argentina 4.8% 2004
72 Thailand 4.2% 2005
73 Peru 4% 2007
74 Moldova 3.84% 2000
75 Portugal 3.6% 2001
76 Chile 3.2% 2003
77 Jamaica 2.5% 2005
78 Serbia and Montenegro 2.1% 2005
79 Kazakhstan 1.6% 2006
80 Uzbekistan 1% 2005
=81 Ukraine 0.1% 2005
=81 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1% 2005
83 Belarus 0.0 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Economically active children > Work only > % 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/Work-only/%-of-economically-active-children/Ages-7--14

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