Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) fell to 85.4% in Ethiopia in 2018

Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) (%)
Labour | Ethiopia | May 18, 2019
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Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) reached 85.4 % in 2018 in Ethiopia. This is 0.026 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 88.4 % in 2005 and an all time low of 85.4 % in 2018. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) in Eritrea amounted to 81.7 %, 62.6 % in Kenya, 64.2 % in Somalia and 63.8 % in Sudan in 2018.

Ethiopia has been ranked 9th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male), 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The employment-to-population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed.

Employment to Population Ratio (15+ Years Old, Male) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Chad % 77.4% 77.0% 76.9% 76.6% 76.4%
Djibouti % 64.2% 64.3% 64.0% 64.3% 64.1%
Egypt % 69.2% 69.0% 68.8% 67.1% 66.8%
Eritrea % 81.3% 81.4% 81.6% 81.8% 81.8%
Ethiopia % 87.1% 86.8% 86.4% 86.1% 85.7%
Kenya % 63.6% 63.3% 63.2% 62.9% 62.7%
Somalia % 64.0% 63.8% 63.8% 63.8% 63.9%
South Sudan % 66.9% 66.6% 66.6% 66.0% 66.1%
Sudan % 65.0% 64.7% 64.6% 64.3% 64.1%
Tanzania % 86.1% 86.1% 86.1% 86.1% 86.0%
Uganda % 73.8% 74.8% 74.6% 74.4% 74.2%
Yemen % 59.8% 59.5% 59.3% 59.9% 61.2%