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Children at work Survey year

% of children ages 7–14 in employment

% of children ages 7–14

Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angolab Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bangladesh Belarus Belgium Benin Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodiad Cameroon Canada Central African Republic Chad Chile China Hong Kong SAR, China Colombia Congo, Dem. Rep.d Congo, Rep Costa Ricad Côte d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republicd Ecuador Egypt, Arab Rep. El Salvador Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Finland France Gabon Gambia, The Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Honduras

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2005 2001 2004

2005 2006 2005 2006 2008 2006 2008 2006 2005 2003/04 2007 2000 2004 2003

2007 2000 2005 2004 2006

2005 2006 2005 2007

2005

2005 2006 2006 2006 1994 2006 2005 2007

Employment by economic activitya

Status in employmenta

% of children ages 7–14 in employment

% of children ages 7–14 in employment SelfUnpaid employed Wage family

Children in employment

Total

Male

Female

Work only

Study and work

.. 25.0

.. 18.8 .. 30.0 15.7 .. .. .. 5.8 25.7 12.1 .. 72.8 33.0 11.7 .. 6.9 .. 49.0 12.5 49.6 43.5 .. 66.5 64.4 5.1 .. .. 5.3 39.9 29.9 8.1 47.7 .. .. .. .. 9.0 16.9 11.5 10.1 .. .. 64.3 .. .. .. 33.9 33.6 .. 49.9 .. 24.5 47.2 52.8 37.3 13.3

.. 22.0 .. 30.1 9.8 .. .. .. 4.5 6.4 11.2 .. 76.1 31.1 9.5 .. 3.5 .. 34.5 11.0 48.1 43.4 .. 67.6 56.2 3.1 .. .. 2.3 39.8 30.2 3.5 43.6 .. .. .. .. 2.7 11.6 4.3 3.8 .. .. 47.1 .. .. .. 52.3 29.9 .. 48.0 .. 11.7 49.5 48.1 29.6 4.1

.. 6.7 .. 26.6 4.8 .. .. .. 6.3 37.8 0.0 .. 36.1 5.2 0.1 .. 4.8 .. 67.7 38.9 13.8 21.9 .. 54.9 49.1 3.2 .. .. 24.8 35.7 9.9 44.6 46.8 .. .. .. .. 6.2 21.0 21.0 24.9 .. .. 69.4 .. .. .. 32.1 1.0 .. 18.7 .. 28.4 98.6 36.4 17.7 45.1

.. 93.3 .. 73.4 95.2 .. .. .. 93.7 62.2 100.0 .. 63.9 94.8 99.9 .. 95.2 .. 32.3 61.1 86.2 78.1 .. 45.1 50.9 96.8 .. .. 75.2 64.3 90.1 55.4 53.2 .. .. .. .. 93.8 79.0 79.0 75.1 .. .. 30.6 .. .. .. 67.9 99.0 .. 81.3 .. 71.6 1.4 63.6 82.3 54.9

30.1 12.9 .. .. .. 5.2 16.2 11.7 .. 74.4 32.1 10.6 .. 5.2 .. 42.1 11.7 48.9 43.4 .. 67.0 60.4 4.1 .. .. 3.9 39.8 30.1 5.7 45.7 .. .. .. .. 5.8 14.3 7.9 7.1 .. .. 56.0 .. .. .. 43.5 31.8 .. 48.9 .. 18.2 48.3 50.5 33.4 8.7

2011 World Development Indicators

Agriculture Manufacturing

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 91.7 .. .. .. .. 73.2 .. .. 54..7 .. 70.9 .. 82.3 88.5 .. .. .. 24.1 .. .. 41.2 .. .. 40.3 .. .. .. .. .. 18.5 69.3 .. 50.1 .. .. 94.6 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 63.7 .. .. .. 61.6

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.7 .. .. .. .. 6.1 .. .. 7.6 .. 1.4 .. 4.2 3.1 .. .. .. 6.9 .. .. 10.8 .. .. 9.5 .. .. .. .. .. 9.8 6.3 .. 13.3 .. .. 1.5 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 9.7 .. .. .. 10.4

Services

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.4 .. .. .. .. 19.2 .. .. 34.6 .. 24.9 .. 12.9 8.2 .. .. .. 66.9 .. .. 46.1 .. .. 49.0 .. .. .. .. .. 57.5 22.8 .. 35.2 .. .. 3.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.7 .. .. .. 25.1

.. .. .. .. 34.2 .. .. .. 4.1 .. .. .. 0.9 .. .. 5.5 .. 1.9 .. 6.0 2.5 .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.7 .. .. 15.8 .. .. .. .. .. 23.8 3.6 2.2 .. .. 1.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2.0 .. .. .. 3.5

.. 1.4 .. 6.2 8.1 .. .. .. 3.8 17.0 9.2 .. .. 9.2 1.6 .. 24.7 .. 2.2 25.9 4.1 9.5 .. 2.0 1.8 .. .. .. 29.1 6.6 4.2 57.7 2.4 .. .. .. .. 19.5 15.2 11.4 23.6 .. .. 2.4 .. .. .. 1.1 4.3 .. 6.1 .. 18.8 .. 4.0 1.8 23.0

.. 94.5 .. 80.1 56.2 .. .. .. 92.1 77.8 78.8 .. .. 89.9 92.1 .. 69.8c .. 95.8 68.6 89.4 87.6 .. 56.4 77.2 .. .. .. 45.6 76.7 84.5 26.6 88.0 .. .. .. .. 56.2e 81.2 87.4 74.2 .. .. 95.8 .. .. .. 87.3 77.0 .. 76.2 .. 79.2 .. 87.7 79.4 73.5

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