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Labor > Employment rate > Men: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Arab Emirates 91.3 2008
2 Ethiopia 88.3 2008
3 Uganda 87.8 2008
4 Burkina Faso 87.3 2008
5 Madagascar 86.9 2008
6 Qatar 86.3 2008
7 Equatorial Guinea 85.8 2008
8 Guinea 85.3 2008
9 Benin 85 2008
10 Guinea-Bissau 84.5 2008
11 Burundi 84.3 2008
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 83.3 2008
=13 Afghanistan 83 2008
=13 Burma 83 2008
15 Guatemala 82.8 2008
16 Niger 82.6 2008
17 Somalia 82.4 2008
18 Nicaragua 82 2008
19 Central African Republic 81.9 2008
20 Bangladesh 81.6 2008
21 Pakistan 81.3 2008
22 Cote d'Ivoire 81.2 2008
23 Togo 81.1 2008
24 Bahrain 80.8 2008
25 Cambodia 80.6 2008
26 Paraguay 80.5 2008
27 Tanzania 80.3 2008
28 Eritrea 80.1 2008
South Asia average (profile) 80.06 2008
29 Indonesia 80 2008
=30 Rwanda 79.5 2008
=30 Bolivia 79.5 2008
=30 Kuwait 79.5 2008
33 Liberia 79.4 2008
34 East Timor 79 2008
=35 Thailand 78.8 2008
=35 Honduras 78.8 2008
37 Kenya 78.7 2008
38 Comoros 78.5 2008
39 Laos 78.2 2008
40 The Gambia 78 2008
=41 Malaysia 77.4 2008
=41 India 77.4 2008
43 Solomon Islands 77.3 2008
44 Haiti 77.2 2008
failed states average (profile) 77.19 2008
45 Peru 77.1 2008
46 Bhutan 77 2008
47 Congo, Republic of the 76.8 2008
48 Mexico 76.2 2008
49 Senegal 76.1 2008
=50 Brazil 75.8 2008
=50 Iceland 75.8 2008
52 Fiji 75.7 2008
=53 Venezuela 75.6 2008
=53 Saudi Arabia 75.6 2008
55 Malawi 75.1 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 75.02 2008
56 Costa Rica 74.9 2008
57 Belize 74.8 2008
58 Panama 74.7 2008
59 China 74.6 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 74.6 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 74.58 2008
60 Ecuador 74.5 2008
61 Philippines 74.2 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 73.88 2008
62 Vietnam 73.8 2008
63 Guyana 73.4 2008
64 Zimbabwe 73.3 2008
65 Trinidad and Tobago 73.1 2008
66 Barbados 72.6 2008
67 Syria 72.5 2008
68 Singapore 72.4 2008
=69 Chad 72.3 2008
=69 Mozambique 72.3 2008
71 Mauritius 72.2 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 72.19 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 72.17 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 72.12 2008
72 Papua New Guinea 72 2008
=73 Libya 71.9 2008
=73 Morocco 71.9 2008
=73 The Bahamas 71.9 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 71.9 2008
=76 Maldives 71.4 2008
=76 Oman 71.4 2008
=78 Colombia 71.2 2008
=78 Sri Lanka 71.2 2008
80 Lebanon 70.9 2008
81 Brunei 70.7 2008
=82 Argentina 70.3 2008
=82 Kazakhstan 70.3 2008
84 New Zealand 69.9 2008
=85 Cape Verde 69.4 2008
=85 Switzerland 69.4 2008
=85 Kyrgyzstan 69.4 2008
88 Uruguay 69.3 2008
89 Cameroon 69 2008
=90 Nepal 68.7 2008
=90 Zambia 68.7 2008
=92 El Salvador 68.4 2008
=92 Jamaica 68.4 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 67.85 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 67.4 2008
94 Norway 67.1 2008
95 Netherlands 66.9 2008
96 Algeria 66.6 2008
=97 Nigeria 66.5 2008
=97 Australia 66.5 2008
=97 Sudan 66.5 2008
=100 Canada 66.4 2008
=100 Japan 66.4 2008
=102 Ireland 66.2 2008
=102 Cuba 66.2 2008
=104 Denmark 66.1 2008
=104 Ghana 66.1 2008
=104 Cyprus 66.1 2008
107 United States 66 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 65.44 2008
108 Chile 65.2 2008
109 Dominican Republic 64.8 2008
110 Azerbaijan 64.5 2008
111 Gabon 64.4 2008
112 Sierra Leone 64.2 2008
113 Czech Republic 63.7 2008
=114 Portugal 63.5 2008
=114 Russia 63.5 2008
=116 Turkmenistan 63.2 2008
=116 Latvia 63.2 2008
118 United Kingdom 63.1 2008
119 Turkey 63 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 62.8 2008
=120 Georgia 62.7 2008
=120 Uzbekistan 62.7 2008
122 Sweden 62.6 2008
123 Austria 62.5 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 62.3 2008
=124 Slovakia 61.9 2008
=124 Iraq 61.9 2008
126 Malta 61.7 2008
=127 Slovenia 61.6 2008
=127 Lesotho 61.6 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 61.5 2008
129 Jordan 61.2 2008
130 Tunisia 60.9 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 60.83 2008
131 Suriname 60.8 2008
132 Estonia 60.6 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 60.45 2008
133 Tajikistan 60.4 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 60.35 2008
134 Ukraine 60 2008
Europe average (profile) 60 2008
=135 Greece 59.9 2008
=135 Mali 59.9 2008
European Union average (profile) 59.89 2008
137 Luxembourg 59.8 2008
138 Finland 59.5 2008
=139 Netherlands Antilles 59.3 2008
=139 Germany 59.3 2008
=141 Spain 59 2008
=141 Albania 59 2008
143 Belarus 58.8 2008
144 European Union 58.54 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 56.79 2008
145 Poland 56.1 2008
146 Lithuania 56 2008
147 Israel 55.8 2008
148 Italy 54.9 2008
=149 Swaziland 54.8 2008
=149 Croatia 54.8 2008
151 France 54.4 2008
152 Romania 54.3 2008
153 Belgium 53.9 2008
154 Botswana 53.6 2008
155 Hungary 53 2008
156 Mongolia 52.7 2008
157 Bulgaria 52.2 2008
158 Mauritania 51.9 2008
159 Puerto Rico 49 2008
160 Namibia 48.5 2008
161 South Africa 48.1 2008
162 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48 2008
163 Moldova 45.8 2008
164 Armenia 45.6 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Men. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Employment-rate/Men

Labor > Employment rate > Men: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Labor > Employment rate > Men

  • Ethiopia ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • United Arab Emirates ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Netherlands ranked first for employment rate > men amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Pakistan ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Uganda ranked second for employment rate > men amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Bhutan ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • China ranked first for employment rate > men amongst Non-religious countries in 2008.
  • France ranked last for employment rate > men amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2008.
  • New Zealand ranked second for employment rate > men amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
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