Child employment in manufacturing (% of economically active children ages 7-14)

Definition: Employment by economic activity refers to the distribution of economically active children by the major industrial categories (ISIC revision 2 or revision 3). Manufacturing corresponds to division 3 (ISIC revision 2) or category D (ISIC revision 3). Economically active children refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.

Description: The map below shows how Child employment in manufacturing (% of economically active children ages 7-14) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Morocco, with a value of 17.91. The country with the lowest value in the world is Timor-Leste, with a value of 0.00.

Source: Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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