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Table 4 Average age and share of individuals with earnings from labor > 0

From: Human capital transmission and the earnings of second-generation immigrants in Sweden

   Average age (years) Share of individuals with earnings from labor > 0 in 1997, 1998 and 1999 (percent)
No. Father’s region of birth Second-generation immigrants Children of natives Second-generation immigrants Children of natives
1 Finland 33.1 34.6 79.1 72.9
2 Other Nordic countries 38.8 39.8 79.7 72.7
3 Former Yugoslavia 29.0 32.6 70.8 71.5
4 Greece 28.5 33.1 56.9 75.2
5 Italy 33.6 36.6 75.0 72.5
6 Turkey 28.8 34.6 60.8 65.8
7 Baltic States 40.1 41.5 81.7 72.8
8 Former Soviet Union 42.3 43.4 78.3 73.1
9 Czechoslovakia 36.1 37.2 80.3 75.9
10 Hungary 34.2 36.0 76.3 73.3
11 Poland 39.6 41.8 76.6 70.9
12 Germany 35.8 36.9 82.0 73.0
13 France 36.4 36.8 78.2 65.5
14 United Kingdom 34.1 36.2 80.2 74.1
15 The Netherlands 36.5 37.4 81.2 73.5
16 The Middle East 28.6 31.7 66.3 70.6
17 Africa 30.8 34.4 70.4 73.2
18 Asia 34.8 38.3 77.4 76.1
19 Latin America 33.4 36.6 79.7 73.9
20 United States and Canada 43.3 43.7 81.0 72.2
Pooled groups of second-generation immigrants
1 Nordic countries 35.2 36.5 79.3 72.8
2 Southern Europe and Turkey 29.8 33.6 77.4 71.9
3 Eastern Europe 38.5 39.9 79.2 73.0
4 Western Europe, US and Canada 35.8 36.9 81.6 72.7
5 Africa and Middle East 30.0 33.4 69.0 72.3
6 Latin America and Asia 34.3 37.7 78.2 75.3
  1. Second-generation immigrants and native comparison groups.