Table 5.1 :  LOCAL POPULATION 15 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER BY TYPE OF ACTIVITY, CROSS CLASSIFIED BY AGE AND LOCALITY, HIES 2009/2010
 (with unemployed as per ILO definition of seeking and available of work)
    Activity Status                     
           Economically Active          
  Total 15 years of        Not Economically     Not Stated Age specific Unemployment 
Age group age and over Total Employed Unemployed Active    activity rate Rate
Republic 213,872 111,426 98,393 13,033 100,617   1,829 52.1 11.7
15-19 38,443 8,528 5,530 2,998 29,580   335 22.2 35.2
20-24 34,248 21,905 17,172 4,733 12,122   221 64.0 21.6
25-29 27,600 16,836 15,239 1,597 10,350   413 61.0 9.5
30-34 21,387 13,273 12,348 926 7,924   189 62.1 7.0
35-39 19,725 13,243 12,248 995 6,421   61 67.1 7.5
40-44 18,950 12,858 12,090 768 6,037   54 67.9 6.0
45-49 14,537 9,433 9,072 362 4,967   136 64.9 3.8
50-54 11,915 7,877 7,560 317 3,939   99 66.1 4.0
55-59 6,483 3,312 3,141 171 3,151   20 51.1 5.2
60-64 4,678 2,036 1,986 50 2,610   33 43.5 2.5
65+ 15,520 2,030 1,913 117 13,305   186 13.1 5.8
Age not stated 387 95 95 0 211   81 0.0 0.0
                   
Male' 82,289 43,782 39,775 4,006 37,849   658 53.2 9.2
15-19 15,920 3,825 2,655 1,170 11,973   122 24.0 30.6
20-24 15,831 10,251 8,751 1,500 5,447   133 64.8 14.6
25-29 11,459 7,412 6,940 472 3,940   108 64.7 6.4
30-34 8,262 5,419 5,214 204 2,807   36 65.6 3.8
35-39 7,031 4,442 4,099 343 2,556   33 63.2 7.7
40-44 7,464 4,977 4,904 73 2,487   0 66.7 1.5
45-49 4,576 2,953 2,953 0 1,594   29 64.5 0.0
50-54 4,323 2,536 2,404 132 1,707   80 58.7 5.2
55-59 2,432 1,060 977 83 1,371   0 43.6 7.8
60-64 1,433 551 522 29 882   0 38.4 5.3
65+ 3,295 283 283 0 2,975   36 8.6 0.0
Age not stated 263 71 71 0 111   81 27 0
                   
Atolls 131,584 67,645 58,618 9,027 62,767   1,172 51.4 13.3
15-19 22,523 4,702 2,875 1,828 17,607   213 20.9 38.9
20-24 18,417 11,654 8,421 3,233 6,675   89 63.3 27.7
25-29 16,140 9,424 8,299 1,125 6,411   306 58.4 11.9
30-34 13,125 7,855 7,133 722 5,117   153 59.8 9.2
35-39 12,694 8,801 8,148 652 3,865   28 69.3 7.4
40-44 11,486 7,881 7,186 695 3,551   54 68.6 8.8
45-49 9,961 6,480 6,119 362 3,373   107 65.1 5.6
50-54 7,592 5,341 5,156 185 2,232   19 70.3 3.5
55-59 4,051 2,252 2,164 88 1,779   20 55.6 3.9
60-64 3,245 1,485 1,464 21 1,728   33 45.8 1.4
65+ 12,226 1,747 1,630 117 10,329   150 14.3 6.7
Age not stated 124 24 24 0 100   0 19.3 0.0
Source :  Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES 2009/2010)            
Department of National Planning          
Note: Includs only the local population