Children in employment, work only, male (% of male children in employment, ages 7-14)
Definition: Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
Description: The map below shows how Children in employment, work only, male (% of male children in employment, 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 90.50. The country with the lowest value in the world is Jamaica, with a value of 0.00.
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.