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Table 2 Characteristics of jobs currently held, individuals aged 15–29

From: Pathways from school to work in the developing world

Region Country Fraction of employed individuals by type of employment Fraction in stable employment
Wage employment Self-employment Unpaid family worker Other
Asia and the Pacific Bangladesh 54.6 32.14 11.15 2.11 40.5
Cambodia 34.4 18.9 46.8 0 25.1
Nepal 40.6 17.4 40.6 1.4 31.9
Samoa 71.4 27.5 1.1 0 59.4
Vietnam 58.3 15.9 25.2 0.5 43.0
Average   53.4 25.0 20.2 1.4 39.7
Eastern Europe and Central Asia Armenia 74.9 8.2 16.9 0 65.5
Kyrgyz Rep. 40.1 18.0 41.9 0 33.2
Macedonia, FYR 66.7 7.2 21.9 4.2 50.9
Moldova, Rep. 80.1 18.0 1.9 0 76.4
Russian Fed. 90.6 8.5 0.9 0 80.6
Ukraine 85.7 10.2 3.2 0.9 81.6
Average   87.4 9.3 3.0 0.2 78.9
Latin America and the Caribbean Brazil 74.9 20.6 2.9 1.7 69.8
Colombia 75.8 21.0 2.8 0.5 56.7
El Salvador 56.9 20.9 22 0.2 43.8
Jamaica 68.2 24.6 0 7.2 57.5
Peru 69.5 20.0 10.3 0.2 23.9
Average   74.0 20.6 4.1 1.4 62.1
Middle East and North Africa Egypt 73.9 8.9 17.2 0 16.3
Jordan 93.8 4.5 1.7 0 89.3
OPT 82.2 8.8 8.9 0.1 75.5
Tunisia 76.0 7.8 15.9 0.4 58.8
Average   75.4 8.5 16.1 0.0 25.7
Sub-Saharan Africa Benin 11.7 56.3 21.4 10.6 9.4
Liberia 11.7 46.5 32 9.8 8.3
Madagascar 13.0. 33.8 52.8 0.4 8.2
Malawi 20.8 63.2 15.5 0.5 8.2
Tanzania 35.9 42.8 18.2 3.2 27.9
Togo 14.5 45.1 30.5 10.0 10.8
Uganda 24.6 53.3 21.4 0.6 19.6
Zambia 39 31.2 26.8 3.0 26.6
Average   27.8 46.0 25.4 2.8 18.7
Tot. average   56.5 24.7 18.3 2.1 42.8
  1. Notes. See notes to Table 1