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Labor > Employment in industry > % 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. Industry corresponds to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3) and includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water).".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 American Samoa 44.4% 1990
2 Peru 42.1% 2007
3 Qatar 41.6% 2006
4 Czech Republic 40.5% 2008
5 United Arab Emirates 39.8% 2005
6 Slovakia 39.5% 2008
7 San Marino 37.7% 2007
=8 Estonia 35.5% 2008
=8 Bulgaria 35.5% 2007
10 Slovenia 34.2% 2007
11 Tunisia 33.6% 1989
12 Mauritius 32.3% 2007
13 Hungary 32.1% 2008
14 Romania 31.4% 2008
15 Trinidad and Tobago 31% 2005
16 Poland 30.7% 2007
=17 Tonga 30.6% 2003
=17 Croatia 30.6% 2007
19 Lithuania 30.2% 2008
20 Libya 30% 1986
=21 Italy 29.7% 2008
=21 Germany 29.7% 2008
23 Portugal 29.3% 2008
24 Russia 29.2% 2007
25 Latvia 28.6% 2008
26 Malaysia 28.5% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 28.05% 2007
27 Bahrain 28% 2001
28 Japan 27.9% 2007
29 Spain 27.8% 2008
European Union average (profile) 27.2% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 27.02% 2007
30 European Union 26.82% 2008
31 Sri Lanka 26.6% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 26.31% 2008
32 Serbia and Montenegro 26.19% 2008
=33 South Africa 26% 2007
=33 Austria 26% 2008
=33 Algeria 26% 2004
Europe average (profile) 25.98% 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 25.9% 2007
36 Mexico 25.9% 2007
=37 Turkey 25.7% 2008
=37 Ireland 25.7% 2008
39 Syria 25.6% 2003
40 Finland 25.4% 2008
41 Malta 25.1% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 25.09% 2007
42 Belgium 24.7% 2008
43 Guyana 24.5% 2002
=44 Maldives 24.3% 2006
=44 Saint Kitts and Nevis 24.3% 1984
=46 Ukraine 23.9% 2007
=46 Grenada 23.9% 1998
48 Switzerland 23.8% 2007
49 Argentina 23.7% 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 23.41% 2004
=50 Chile 23.4% 2007
=50 New Caledonia 23.4% 1996
52 Venezuela 23.3% 2007
53 France 23.1% 2008
=54 El Salvador 23% 2006
=54 Suriname 23% 2004
56 Guatemala 22.8% 2006
=57 Denmark 22.6% 2008
=57 Singapore 22.6% 2007
59 Cyprus 22.3% 2008
=60 Costa Rica 22.2% 2007
=60 Faroe Islands 22.2% 2005
62 Ethiopia 22.1% 2006
=63 Dominican Republic 21.9% 2007
=63 Israel 21.9% 2007
=63 New Zealand 21.9% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.81% 2003
=66 Ecuador 21.8% 2006
=66 Jordan 21.8% 2003
=66 Greece 21.8% 2008
69 Uruguay 21.7% 2007
=70 Canada 21.6% 2007
=70 Sweden 21.6% 2007
=72 United Kingdom 21.4% 2008
=72 Brazil 21.4% 2006
=72 Brunei 21.4% 2001
75 Australia 21.2% 2007
76 Norway 21.1% 2008
77 Pakistan 21% 2007
78 Honduras 20.9% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 20.88% 2004
79 Thailand 20.7% 2007
=80 United States 20.6% 2007
=80 Iceland 20.6% 2007
82 Morocco 20.3% 2006
=83 Dominica 19.8% 2001
=83 Saudi Arabia 19.8% 2007
=85 Colombia 19.6% 2007
=85 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19.6% 2001
87 Cayman Islands 19.5% 2007
=88 Uzbekistan 19.4% 1999
=88 Kyrgyzstan 19.4% 2006
=90 Panama 19.3% 2007
=90 Nicaragua 19.3% 2006
=92 Sao Tome and Principe 19.2% 2000
=92 Puerto Rico 19.2% 2007
=94 Indonesia 18.8% 2007
=94 Bolivia 18.8% 2002
=94 Marshall Islands 18.8% 1999
97 Moldova 18.7% 2007
=98 Kiribati 18.3% 2003
=98 Kuwait 18.3% 2003
100 Netherlands 18.2% 2008
101 Paraguay 18.1% 2007
102 Cuba 18% 2007
=103 Tajikistan 17.9% 2004
=103 Belize 17.9% 2005
=103 The Bahamas 17.9% 2007
=103 French Polynesia 17.9% 2002
107 Iraq 17.8% 2004
=108 Jamaica 17.7% 2006
=108 China 17.7% 2002
=110 Vietnam 17.4% 2004
=110 Kazakhstan 17.4% 2004
112 Barbados 17.3% 2004
=113 Turks and Caicos Islands 17.2% 2005
=113 Bhutan 17.2% 2005
115 Mali 16.5% 2004
116 Aruba 16.3% 1997
117 Gibraltar 16.2% 2007
118 Saint Lucia 16.1% 2004
119 Netherlands Antilles 16% 2007
120 Armenia 15.6% 2006
121 Northern Mariana Islands 15.5% 1995
=122 Botswana 15.2% 2005
=122 Mongolia 15.2% 2008
124 Philippines 15.1% 2007
125 Luxembourg 14.9% 2008
=126 Senegal 14.8% 2006
=126 Bermuda 14.8% 2000
=126 Namibia 14.8% 2004
129 Antigua and Barbuda 14.6% 2001
130 Bangladesh 14.5% 2005
131 Ghana 14% 1999
132 Albania 13.5% 2006
133 Nepal 13.4% 2001
134 Azerbaijan 12.8% 2007
135 Burma 12% 1998
136 Zimbabwe 11.8% 1999
137 Gabon 11.5% 1993
138 Oman 11.2% 2000
139 Haiti 10.8% 1999
140 Georgia 10.4% 2007
141 Lesotho 9.3% 1999
142 Cameroon 9.1% 2001
143 Uganda 7.8% 2003
144 Nigeria 7.5% 1986
145 Sierra Leone 6.5% 2004
146 The Gambia 6.1% 1993
147 Guinea 5.9% 1994
148 Zambia 5.8% 2000
149 Tanzania 5% 2006
150 Equatorial Guinea 4.8% 1983
151 Papua New Guinea 3.6% 2000
=152 Cambodia 3.5% 2004
=152 Laos 3.5% 1995
154 Madagascar 3.4% 2005
155 Burkina Faso 3.3% 1994
156 Rwanda 2.9% 1989
157 Chad 2.1% 1993

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment in industry > % 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-industry/%-of-total-employment

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