×

Labor > Employment in agriculture > % of total employment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind. Agriculture corresponds to division 1 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories A and B (ISIC revision 3) and includes hunting, forestry, and fishing.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Rwanda 90.1% 1989
2 Burkina Faso 88.8% 1994
3 Laos 85.4% 1995
4 Chad 83% 1993
5 Madagascar 82% 2005
6 Equatorial Guinea 76.3% 1983
7 Guinea 76% 1994
8 Tanzania 74.6% 2006
=9 Papua New Guinea 72.3% 2000
=9 Lesotho 72.3% 1999
11 Zambia 71.6% 2000
12 Uganda 68.7% 2003
13 Sierra Leone 68.5% 2004
14 Nepal 65.7% 2001
15 The Gambia 64.7% 1993
16 Burma 62.7% 1998
17 Cameroon 60.6% 2001
18 Zimbabwe 60% 1999
19 Albania 58% 2006
20 Vietnam 57.9% 2004
21 Tajikistan 55.5% 2004
22 Ghana 55% 1999
23 Georgia 53.4% 2007
24 Haiti 50.5% 1999
25 Bangladesh 48.1% 2005
26 Nigeria 46.9% 1986
27 Armenia 46.2% 2006
28 China 44.1% 2002
=29 Pakistan 43.6% 2007
=29 Bhutan 43.6% 2005
31 Morocco 43.3% 2006
32 Thailand 41.7% 2007
33 Gabon 41.6% 1993
34 Mali 41.5% 2004
35 Indonesia 41.2% 2007
36 Mongolia 40.6% 2008
37 Cambodia 39.8% 2004
38 Bolivia 39.6% 2002
39 Honduras 39.2% 2005
40 Azerbaijan 38.7% 2007
41 Uzbekistan 38.5% 1999
42 Kyrgyzstan 36.3% 2006
43 Philippines 36.1% 2007
44 Senegal 33.7% 2006
45 Kazakhstan 33.5% 2004
46 Guatemala 33.2% 2006
47 Moldova 32.8% 2007
48 Tonga 31.8% 2003
49 Sri Lanka 31.3% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 31.13% 2004
=50 Botswana 29.9% 2005
=50 Namibia 29.9% 2004
52 Saint Kitts and Nevis 29.6% 1984
53 Paraguay 29.5% 2007
54 Nicaragua 29.1% 2006
55 Romania 28.7% 2008
56 Sao Tome and Principe 27.9% 2000
57 Syria 27% 2003
58 Turkey 26.2% 2008
59 Tunisia 25.8% 1989
60 Serbia and Montenegro 25.12% 2008
61 Guyana 21.4% 2002
62 Dominica 21% 2001
63 Marshall Islands 20.8% 1999
64 Algeria 20.7% 2004
65 Libya 19.7% 1986
66 Belize 19.5% 2005
67 Brazil 19.3% 2006
68 El Salvador 18.9% 2006
69 Cuba 18.7% 2007
70 Colombia 18.4% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 18.33% 2003
71 Jamaica 18.2% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.19% 2007
72 Iraq 17% 2004
73 Ukraine 16.7% 2007
74 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.4% 2001
=75 Malaysia 14.8% 2007
=75 Saint Lucia 14.8% 2004
=77 Panama 14.7% 2007
=77 Poland 14.7% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 14.62% 2004
79 Dominican Republic 14.5% 2007
80 Grenada 13.8% 1998
81 Mexico 13.5% 2007
82 Costa Rica 13.2% 2007
83 Croatia 12.8% 2007
Europe average (profile) 12.35% 2006
84 Chile 12.3% 2007
=85 Portugal 11.5% 2008
=85 Maldives 11.5% 2006
87 Greece 11.4% 2008
88 Faroe Islands 11.1% 2005
89 Uruguay 11% 2007
90 Slovenia 10.2% 2007
91 French Polynesia 9.4% 2002
92 Peru 9.3% 2007
93 Mauritius 9.1% 2007
94 Russia 9% 2007
95 South Africa 8.8% 2007
96 Venezuela 8.7% 2007
97 Ethiopia 8.6% 2006
98 Ecuador 8.3% 2006
99 Suriname 8% 2004
=100 Lithuania 7.7% 2008
=100 Latvia 7.7% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 7.62% 2007
102 Bulgaria 7.5% 2007
=103 New Zealand 7.2% 2007
=103 New Caledonia 7.2% 1996
105 Oman 6.4% 2000
106 Iceland 5.9% 2007
=107 Ireland 5.6% 2008
=107 Austria 5.6% 2008
European Union average (profile) 5.56% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.95% 2007
109 United Arab Emirates 4.9% 2005
110 Saudi Arabia 4.7% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 4.68% 2008
111 European Union 4.64% 2008
=112 Finland 4.5% 2008
=112 Hungary 4.5% 2008
=114 Trinidad and Tobago 4.3% 2005
=114 Spain 4.3% 2008
=114 Cyprus 4.3% 2008
117 Japan 4.2% 2007
118 Slovakia 4% 2008
119 Switzerland 3.9% 2007
120 Italy 3.8% 2008
121 Estonia 3.7% 2008
122 Jordan 3.6% 2003
123 Australia 3.4% 2007
=124 Barbados 3.3% 2004
=124 Czech Republic 3.3% 2008
=126 France 3% 2008
=126 Qatar 3% 2006
=128 Norway 2.8% 2008
=128 Kiribati 2.8% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.73% 2007
=130 Netherlands 2.7% 2008
=130 Denmark 2.7% 2008
132 Antigua and Barbuda 2.6% 2001
133 Canada 2.5% 2007
134 The Bahamas 2.3% 2007
=135 American Samoa 2.2% 1990
=135 Sweden 2.2% 2007
=135 Germany 2.2% 2008
138 Kuwait 2.1% 1995
=139 Luxembourg 1.8% 2008
=139 Cayman Islands 1.8% 2007
=139 Belgium 1.8% 2008
=142 Turks and Caicos Islands 1.7% 2005
=142 Malta 1.7% 2008
144 Israel 1.6% 2007
145 Bahrain 1.5% 2001
=146 United Kingdom 1.4% 2008
=146 Bermuda 1.4% 2000
=146 United States 1.4% 2007
=146 Brunei 1.4% 2001
150 Netherlands Antilles 1.3% 2007
151 Northern Mariana Islands 1.2% 1995
=152 Puerto Rico 1.1% 2007
=152 Singapore 1.1% 2007
154 Argentina 0.8% 2006
155 Aruba 0.5% 1997
156 San Marino 0.4% 2007
157 Gibraltar 0.0 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment in agriculture > % of total employment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Employment-in-agriculture/%-of-total-employment

Labor > Employment in agriculture > % of total employment: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Labor > Employment in agriculture > % of total employment

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: