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

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.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Qatar 86.90 2013
2 Madagascar 85.90 2012
3 Burundi 84.90 1998
4 Uganda 84.20 2013
5 Cambodia 82.80 2013
6 Belarus 80.40 2013
7 Ethiopia 79.40 2013
8 Nepal 78.40 2013
9 Cayman Islands 77.80 2013
10 Togo 77.40 2006
11 Iceland 76.90 2014
12 Vietnam 76.20 2014
12 Burkina Faso 76.20 2007
14 Tanzania 75.70 2013
15 Ghana 75.40 2013
16 Benin 74.50 2010
17 Kuwait 73.20 2011
18 Guinea 72.60 2012
19 Nicaragua 71.70 2013
20 Macao SAR, China 71.30 2013
21 Rwanda 71.00 2012
22 Dem. Rep. Congo 70.90 2005
23 Bolivia 70.30 2011
24 Chad 69.90 1993
25 Malawi 69.80 2013
26 Thailand 69.40 2014
26 United Arab Emirates 69.40 2009
28 China 68.60 2013
29 Zambia 68.50 2012
30 Kazakhstan 68.00 2013
31 Vanuatu 67.60 2009
32 Cameroon 66.40 2010
33 Sweden 66.20 2014
34 Antigua and Barbuda 65.80 2001
35 Lao PDR 65.70 2005
36 Switzerland 65.60 2014
36 Malaysia 65.60 2014
38 Russia 65.30 2014
38 St. Kitts and Nevis 65.30 2001
40 New Zealand 65.00 2014
41 San Marino 64.90 1998
42 Paraguay 64.50 2014
43 Peru 64.40 2014
44 Singapore 64.10 2013
45 Indonesia 63.90 2014
46 Norway 62.60 2014
47 Seychelles 62.30 2011
48 The Bahamas 62.10 2011
49 Mozambique 61.80 2012
50 Canada 61.40 2014
50 Azerbaijan 61.40 2013
52 Tuvalu 61.30 2004
53 Brunei 61.10 2014
54 Panama 60.90 2014
55 Australia 60.80 2014
56 Venezuela 60.60 2014
57 Liberia 60.50 2010
58 Israel 60.40 2014
59 Korea 60.20 2014
59 Netherlands 60.20 2014
61 Philippines 60.00 2014
61 Bhutan 60.00 2013
61 Mali 60.00 2010
64 El Salvador 59.90 2013
65 Uruguay 59.50 2013
65 Ecuador 59.50 2013
67 Zimbabwe 59.40 2012
68 Hong Kong SAR, China 59.10 2013
68 Trinidad and Tobago 59.10 2013
70 Suriname 59.00 2013
70 United States 59.00 2014
72 Barbados 58.90 2013
73 United Kingdom 58.80 2014
74 Tajikistan 58.40 2004
74 Colombia 58.40 2014
76 Guatemala 58.30 2013
76 Mongolia 58.30 2012
78 Denmark 58.10 2014
79 New Caledonia 57.90 2009
80 Bahrain 57.80 2004
80 Belize 57.80 2012
82 Germany 57.40 2014
83 Austria 57.30 2014
83 Japan 57.30 2014
83 Kyrgyz Republic 57.30 2013
86 Mexico 56.90 2014
87 Ukraine 56.60 2014
87 Bangladesh 56.60 2010
87 Georgia 56.60 2013
87 Estonia 56.60 2014
87 Luxembourg 56.60 2014
87 Costa Rica 56.60 2014
93 Brazil 56.50 2014
94 Sierra Leone 56.20 2004
95 Chile 56.00 2014
96 Czech Republic 55.70 2014
97 Nigeria 55.40 2011
98 Grenada 55.20 1998
98 Mauritius 55.20 2014
98 Argentina 55.20 2014
101 Kenya 55.00 2005
102 Oman 54.90 2010
103 Jamaica 54.10 2012
104 St. Lucia 53.90 2013
105 Finland 53.80 2014
106 Niger 53.70 2005
107 Cyprus 53.50 2014
108 Armenia 53.20 2013
108 Ireland 53.20 2014
110 Cabo Verde 52.80 2010
110 Cuba 52.80 2013
110 Latvia 52.80 2014
113 Albania 52.70 2013
114 Lithuania 52.60 2014
115 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.50 2008
116 Slovenia 52.10 2014
117 Fiji 52.00 2010
118 Honduras 51.60 2013
119 Slovak Republic 51.50 2014
120 Dominica 51.40 2001
121 Poland 51.20 2014
122 The Gambia 51.10 2012
122 Romania 51.10 2014
124 Saudi Arabia 50.90 2014
125 Malta 50.80 2014
126 Portugal 50.70 2014
126 Pakistan 50.70 2010
126 France 50.70 2014
129 Tonga 50.60 1996
130 Sri Lanka 50.50 2014
131 Haiti 50.20 1990
132 Guyana 50.10 2002
133 Namibia 50.00 2013
134 India 49.90 2014
135 Hungary 49.50 2014
136 Senegal 49.30 2011
137 Lesotho 49.20 2013
138 Dominican Republic 49.00 2014
139 Belgium 48.90 2014
140 Botswana 48.60 2010
141 Congo 48.40 2009
142 Bulgaria 48.00 2014
143 Afghanistan 45.70 2011
144 Turkey 45.50 2014
145 Spain 44.50 2014
146 Monaco 44.10 2000
147 Swaziland 43.80 1995
148 Morocco 43.30 2014
148 Croatia 43.30 2014
150 Montenegro 43.20 2014
151 Italy 42.80 2014
152 Egypt 42.10 2013
153 Sudan 41.30 2008
154 Kiribati 41.10 2010
155 São Tomé and Principe 40.60 2000
156 Djibouti 40.50 2002
157 Macedonia 40.20 2014
157 Timor-Leste 40.20 2010
159 South Africa 40.10 2014
160 Mauritania 40.00 2012
161 Tunisia 39.90 2013
162 Moldova 39.70 2014
163 Lebanon 39.50 2007
164 Syrian Arab Republic 39.00 2010
165 Gabon 38.80 2010
166 Libya 38.70 2012
167 Greece 38.10 2014
168 Serbia 37.70 2013
169 Iraq 36.60 2004
170 Algeria 36.40 2014
171 Puerto Rico 35.60 2012
172 Iran 33.30 2014
173 Jordan 32.40 2013
174 Yemen 31.90 2010
175 Bosnia and Herzegovina 31.60 2013
176 Samoa 29.40 2012
177 Solomon Islands 23.70 2009

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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.ZS).