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Table 18 Aggregate indicators: descriptive statistics

From: Pathways from school to work in the developing world

Region Country Log GDP Pop growth Poverty rate Minimum wage Unemp. Insurance Years comp. education
Asia and the Pacific Cambodia 7.99 1.80 10.05 0 0
Nepal 7.68 1.17 23.74 0.94 0
Samoa 8.63 0.78 . 0.36 0 8.00
Vietnam 8.54 1.05 2.44 0.60 1 9.00
Average   8.30 1.16 7.77 0.60 0.68 9.00
Eastern Europe and Central Asia Armenia 8.93 0.25 1.75 0.25 1 11.00
Kyrgyz Rep. 8.04 1.98 5.11 0.12 1 9.00
Macedonia, FYR 9.36 0.07 0.51 1 9.00
Moldova, Rep. 8.42 −0.01 0.23 0.39 1 9.00
Russian Fed. 10.07 0.22 0.17 1 10.00
Ukraine 9.05 −0.23 0 0.32 1 11.00
Average   9.73 0.17 0.61 0.21 1 10.18
Latin America and Caribbean Brazil 9.59 0.86 3.75 0.31 1 14.00
El Salvador 8.92 0.68 2.53 0.49 0 9.00
Jamaica 9.06 0.27 0.37 0 6.00
Peru 9.34 1.28 2.89 0.34 0 12.00
Average   9.53 0.90 3.61 0.32 0.84 13.52
Middle East and North Africa Egypt 9.28 1.64 0 1 9.00
Jordan 9.34 2.21 0.08 0.39 10.00
OPT  
Tunisia 9.28 1.00 0.74 0.54 0 9.00
Average   9.29 1.61 0.49 0.08 0.88 9.06
Sub-Saharan Africa Benin 7.46 2.68 51.61 0.52 0 6.00
Madagascar 7.22 2.79 87.67 0.74 1 5.00
Tanzania 7.45 3.03 43.48 0.65 1 7.00
Togo 7.20 2.59 52.46 1.34 0 10.00
Uganda 7.22 3.34 37.78 0.02 0 7.00
Average   7.33 3.02 50.92 0.51 0.57 6.72
Tot. average   9.00 1.18 14.68 0.34 0.81 10.37
S.d.   0.94 0.98 22.28 0.26 0.40 2.64
Europe Austria 10.70 0.52 0.26 1  
Belgium 10.61 0.60 0.41 1  
Denmark 10.65 0.40 0.00 1  
Finland 10.57 0.47 0.38 1  
France 10.52 0.53 0.35 1  
Germany 10.67 0.24 0.00 1  
Greece 10.11 −0.55 0.29 1  
Ireland 10.71 0.18 0.37 1  
Italy 10.44 0.49 0.46 1  
Portugal 10.15 −0.52 0.29 1  
Spain 10.36 −0.24 0.31 1  
United Kingdom 10.52 0.63 0.27 1  
Average   10.51 0.32 0.27 1  
  1. Notes. See Table 17 in the Appendix for details of definitions and sources