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New firms created per 1000 working age adults (average across countries)
2.8 3.2
Weeks of severance pay (average across countries)
39.9
Working days of paid annual leave (average across countries)
18.6

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Total global employment (million)
2,290 2,653
Share of employed in wage employment
69.7% 76.1%
Youth unemployment (average across countries)
16.9% 20.03%
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Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database

Source: World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database

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Self employment falls while new business density rises with income

Bubble Size: New business,density
Source: World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database