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Table 1 Countries identified for inclusion

From: Trade liberalization, social policies and health: an empirical case study

Country Year T & C employment combined as % of total manufacturing employmenta % of working population in industryc
Albania 2004 26.76 13.6
Azerbaijan 2004 12.92 11.9
Bangladeshb 2004 40 13.7
Bolivia 2001 14.81 20.5
Botswana 2004 33.41 22.6
Brazil 2004 12.76 21
Bulgaria 2004 29.53 32.9
Cambodia 2000 73.60 10.5
China 2004 18.11 22.5
China, Hong Kong SAR 2004 27.90 15.6
China, Macao SAR 2004 82.70 25.2
Colombia 2004 22.30 19.9
Costa Rica 2003 17.60 22
Croatia 2004 13.78 29.8
Ecuador 2004 10.87 17.5
Egypt 2004 28.51 20
Estonia 2004 17.98 34.9
Greece 2004 13.73 22.5
Guatemala 2004 40.57 19.5
Hungary 2004 10.19 32.8
India 2004 21.03 16.1
Indonesia 2004 22.90 18
Italy 2004 11.14 30.8
Jamaica 2004 16.28 18.3
Jordan 2004 15.49 21.8
Kuwait 2001 16.75 18.3
Korea 2004 10.04 27.5
Kyrgyz Republic 2004 11.48 17.6
Latvia 2004 13.74 27.3
Lithuania 2004 21.97 28.2
Mauritius 2004 66.83 33.5
Mexico 2003 14.42 24.8
Mongolia 2004 51.23 16.1
Morocco 2004 41.53 19.5
Nepal 2002 28.28 13.4
Peru 2004 35.60 41.7
Philippines 2003 18.54 15.8
Poland 2004 10.24 28.8
Portugal 2004 24.24 31
Puerto Rico 2000 18.42 19.4
Qatar 2004 21.51 41
Republic of Macedonia 2004 36.42 32.8
Romania 2004 24.29 31.2
Saudi Arabia 2003 14.75 21
Serbia & Montenegro 2001 17.82 26.9
Slovakia 2004 10.56 39
South Africa 2004 12.82 26.1
Sri Lanka 2001 49.32 24.1
Syrian Arab Republic 2004 25.41 25.6
Thailand 2002 18.04 20.5
Turkey 2004 34.55 23
Uruguay 2004 13.14 21.4
Vietnam 2004 23.04 17.4
  1. Sources: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (2011): INDSTAT2, Industrial Statistics Database (Edition: 2011). ESDS International, University of Manchester. doi: 10.5257/unido/indstat2/2011. Industrial Statistics Database 2011 at the 2-digit level of ISIC Code (Revision 3).
  2. aISIC codes 17 for textiles, 18 for wearing apparel and D for total manufacturing
  3. bSince data was not available on Bangladesh in the UNIDO database, and because the country is oft cited as extremely reliant on the textile and clothing sector, data for Bangladesh taken from the IMF Working Paper by Mlachila and Yang (2004): The End of Textiles Quotas: A Case Study of the Impact on The End of Textiles Quotas on Bangladesh
  4. cWorld Bank (2011): World Development Indicators (Edition: September 2011). ESDS International, University of Manchester. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/wb/wdi/2011-09