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Sub Saharan Africa

 (average across countries in the region)
Business Environment
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)
142.4
2013  
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP)
48%
2013  
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
66.1
2013  
Roads, paved (% of total roads)
15.6%
2011  
Labor Market Institutions
Minimum wage for a 19 year old or apprentice (US$/mn; 0=no min wage)
$73
2010  
% of countries where legal provisions mandate equal pay for equal work
88.9%
2010  
Weeks of severance pay for redundancy of experienced workers
57.1
2010  
Paid annual leave for a worker with 5 years of tenure (in working days)
21.6
2010  
Employment
GDP per person employed (constant 1990 PPP $)
$4,015
2012  
Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)
70%
2013  
Total Employment (total, not average, for region)
343.3
2013  
Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed)
N/A
  
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TOTAL UNEMPLOYMENT (% of total labor force)
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Unemployment Rates:
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Density of New Firm Creation:
*Excluding countries designated by the IMF as off-shore financial centers
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School Enrollment Rates:
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Employment Shares by Sector:
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