Senegal

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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in n.c.: n.c. (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

10 454 896  
4 670 411  
45%  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

1990  

76.7%  
7.5%  
15.8%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts
Employment contracts are regulated by law. Collective agreements and individual negotiations complement it.


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 01/01/03: US$ 0.37 (223.7 CFA francs) by hour


Social security contributions

Employer: 15 %.

Employee: 20 %.

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): beetween 40 and 48 hours

Retirement age: 55

 

Unions

Average rate of union membership:N/A.


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws


Last modified in January 2006
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