Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (national estimate) - Country Ranking - Africa

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.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Madagascar 88.70 2012
2 Uganda 87.00 2013
3 Ethiopia 86.90 2013
4 Burundi 83.90 1998
5 Burkina Faso 83.80 2006
6 Tanzania 80.70 2013
7 Guinea 79.70 2012
8 Niger 79.20 2005
9 Ghana 78.30 2013
10 Chad 77.20 1993
10 Togo 77.20 2006
12 Mali 76.50 2010
13 Benin 75.40 2010
14 Zambia 74.00 2012
15 Rwanda 73.50 2012
16 Cameroon 71.70 2010
16 Dem. Rep. Congo 71.70 2005
18 Mauritius 71.00 2014
19 Malawi 70.50 2013
20 Zimbabwe 67.50 2012
21 Morocco 66.40 2013
22 Egypt 66.20 2013
23 Seychelles 65.70 2011
24 Liberia 63.80 2010
25 Senegal 62.70 2011
26 Nigeria 62.20 2003
27 Kenya 61.20 2005
28 Mozambique 60.70 2012
28 Tunisia 60.70 2013
30 The Gambia 60.40 2012
31 Algeria 60.10 2014
32 Sierra Leone 59.90 2004
33 Mauritania 58.00 2012
34 Congo 57.90 2005
35 Sudan 57.70 2008
36 Lesotho 57.40 2013
37 Botswana 56.70 2010
38 São Tomé and Principe 54.40 2000
39 Namibia 53.30 2012
40 Swaziland 51.40 1995
41 Libya 51.30 2012
42 Gabon 49.80 2010
43 South Africa 46.70 2014
44 Djibouti 45.40 2002

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Data are based on national surveys or censuses and may differ from the ILO estimates (SL.EMP.TOTL.SP.MA.ZS).