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Table 2 Pacific ACP - countries - formal and informal employment

From: Envisioning South-South relations in the fields of environmental change and migration in the Pacific Islands - past, present and futures

       formal sector employment (2004)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Country Sub-Region Population Population 0–14 years Urban Population at last cencus Urban Population Working Age Population Formal Sector Employment % of 8 Fresh entrants of the workforce per year Public Service Informal Sector
(2013) (% of total population 2013) (%) (Nos) (15–64 years old) % of 8
Cook Islands Polynesia 15,200 28.5 72 10,916 7,276 5,900 81 341 22.0 1,376
Niue 1,500 24.7 36 536 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Samoa 187,400 39.0 21 39,096 91,193 57,00 63 5,298 39.0 34,093
Tonga 103,300 37.6 23 23,966 51,842 34,600 67 2,415 22.5 17,224
Tuvalu 10,900 32.8 47 5,121 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 69.5 n.a.
Fed. States of Micronesia Miconesia 103,000 33.8 22 22,688 61,786 15,137 24 3,008 52.5 46,649
Kiribati 180,800 35.3 44 47,398 54,335 7,900 15 2,537 67.0 46,435
Marshall Islands 54,200 40.2 65 35,314 29,634 10,300 35 1,604 48.0 19,334
Nauru 10,500 38.9 100 10,500 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 47.0 n.a.
Palau 17,800 19.9 77 13,569 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Fiji Islands Melanesia 859,200 28.2 51 435,973 487,450 120,000 25 18,600 38.0 367,450
Papua New Guinea 7,398,500 39.4 13 961,805 3,320,217 187,320 6 159,618 40.0 3,132,897
Solomon Islands 610,800 39.3 20 120,531 239,362 22,177 9 13,320 18.0 217,185
Vanuatu 264,700 36.9 24 64,692 110,976 16,300 15 6,359 30.5 94,676
Timor Leste   1,066,409 43.2 28 298,595 520,265 36874 7 n.a. 47.2 483,391
  1. Sources: Population (Forum Countries) : SPC Pacific Islands Populations - Estimates the projections of demographic indicators of selected years, Sept. 2013, http://www.spc.int/sdd/ on Timor Leste: http://www.statistics.gov.tl/ Employment Data: World Bank (2006), p. 37, Table two. six, Fresh entrants into the workforce pert year: PIFS 2006, Table four.