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Tunisia

Tunisia Labor force Stats

Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • By occupation > Agriculture: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Industry: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Services: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Note: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
A note shortage of skilled labor 2003
By occupation services 55%, industry 23%, agriculture 22% 1995
By occupation > Agriculture 18.3% 2009 6th out of 17
By occupation > Industry 31.9% 2009 5th out of 18
By occupation > Services 49.8% 2009 12th out of 17
Female > % of total labor force 26.56% 2008 161st out of 175
Note shortage of skilled labor (2006 est.) 2011
Per capita 363.06 per 1,000 people 2010 48th out of 62
Total 3.79 million 2008 84th out of 175

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, December 2003; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.

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