Table 5.2 :  POPULATION 15 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER BY TYPE OF ACTIVITY, CROSS CLASSIFIED BY REGION, HIES 2009/2010
(with unemployed including discouraged workers)
      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   136,886 98,393 38,493   75,157 1,829   64.0   28.1
15-19 38,443   13,588 5,530 8,057   24,520 335   35.3   59.3
20-24 34,248   26,198 17,172 9,026   7,829 221   76.5   34.5
25-29 27,600   21,053 15,239 5,814   6,133 413   76.3   27.6
30-34 21,387   15,973 12,348 3,625   5,225 189   74.7   22.7
35-39 19,725   15,084 12,248 2,836   4,579 61   76.5   18.8
40-44 18,950   15,178 12,090 3,088   3,718 54   80.1   20.3
45-49 14,537   11,425 9,072 2,353   2,976 136   78.6   20.6
50-54 11,915   9,037 7,560 1,477   2,778 99   75.8   16.3
55-59 6,483   4,311 3,141 1,169   2,152 20   66.5   27.1
60-64 4,678   2,311 1,986 325   2,334 33   49.4   14.1
65+ 15,520   2,523 1,913 610   12,812 186   16.3   24.2
Age not stated 387   206 95 111   100 81   0.0   0.0
                         
Male' 82,289   52,153 39,775 12,378   29,478 658   63.4   23.7
15-19 15,920   5,404 2,655 2,749   10,394 122   33.9   50.9
20-24 15,831   11,868 8,751 3,117   3,830 133   75.0   26.3
25-29 11,459   8,784 6,940 1,844   2,567 108   76.7   21.0
30-34 8,262   6,160 5,214 946   2,065 36   74.6   15.4
35-39 7,031   5,112 4,099 1,013   1,886 33   72.7   19.8
40-44 7,464   5,764 4,904 860   1,700 0   77.2   14.9
45-49 4,576   3,503 2,953 550   1,044 29   76.6   15.7
50-54 4,323   3,043 2,404 639   1,200 80   70.4   21.0
55-59 2,432   1,327 977 350   1,105 0   54.6   26.3
60-64 1,433   649 522 127   784 0   45.3   19.6
65+ 3,295   355 283 72   2,903 36   10.8   20.3
Age not stated 263   182 71 111   0 81   69.1   60.8
                         
Table 5.2 (Continued)                      
Atolls 131,584   84,733 58,618 26,115   45,679 1,172   64.4   30.8
15-19 22,523   8,183 2,875 5,308   14,127 213   36.3   64.9
20-24 18,417   14,329 8,421 5,909   3,999 89   77.8   41.2
25-29 16,140   12,269 8,299 3,970   3,566 306   76.0   32.4
30-34 13,125   9,813 7,133 2,680   3,159 153   74.8   27.3
35-39 12,694   9,972 8,148 1,824   2,693 28   78.6   18.3
40-44 11,486   9,414 7,186 2,228   2,018 54   82.0   23.7
45-49 9,961   7,921 6,119 1,803   1,932 107   79.5   22.8
50-54 7,592   5,994 5,156 838   1,579 19   79.0   14.0
55-59 4,051   2,984 2,164 820   1,047 20   73.7   27.5
60-64 3,245   1,662 1,464 198   1,550 33   51.2   11.9
65+ 12,226   2,167 1,630 538   9,909 150   17.7   24.8
Age not stated 124   0 24 0   100 0   0.0   0.0
Source :  Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES 2009/2010)                
Department of National Planning          
Note:                         
 Includes only the local population but  excludes those locals working in resorts and industrial islands