Child employment in services, female (% of female 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). Services correspond to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or categories G-P (ISIC revision 3) and include wholesale and retail trade, hotels and restaurants, transport, financial intermediation, real estate, public administration, education, health and social work, other community services, and private household activity. 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 services, female (% of female 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 Niger, with a value of 91.80. The country with the lowest value in the world is Timor-Leste, with a value of 0.66.
Source: Understanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.
General Comments: The time series may not be comparable across countries and over time due to differences in survey instruments and survey type. For detailed source information, see footnotes at each data point.