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Labor > Labor force > By occupation > Industry: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bahrain 79% 1997
2 Brunei 62.8% 2008
3 Liechtenstein 43.5% 2007
4 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 41% 1996
=5 Gibraltar 40% 2001
=5 British Virgin Islands 40% 2005
7 Czech Republic 38.6% 2009
8 San Marino 36.3% 2009
9 Malaysia 36% 2005
10 Taiwan 35.9% 2010
11 Bulgaria 35.2% 2009
12 Slovenia 35% 2009
13 Belarus 34.7% 2003
14 Federated States of Micronesia 34.4% 2000
15 American Samoa 33% 1990
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.6% 2008
=17 Dominica 32% 2000
=17 Kiribati 32% 2000
=19 Greenland 31.9% 2007
=19 Russia 31.9% 2008
=19 Tunisia 31.9% 2009
22 Croatia 31.3% 2008
23 Iran 31% 2010
24 Hungary 30.9% 2010
25 Italy 30.7% 2005
26 Tonga 30.6% 2003
27 Singapore 30.2% 2010
28 Bangladesh 30% 2008
29 Germany 29.7% 2005
30 Poland 29.2% 2005
31 Lithuania 29.1% 2005
32 Portugal 28.5% 2009
33 Sweden 28.2% 2008
34 European Union 27.7% 2007
35 Austria 27.5% 2009
36 China 27.2% 2008
37 Slovakia 27% 2010
38 Sri Lanka 26.3% 2010
39 Japan 26.2% 2010
40 South Africa 26% 2007
41 Belgium 25% 2007
=42 Turkey 24.7% 2005
=42 Saint Lucia 24.7% 2002
=44 South Korea 24.3% 2010
=44 France 24.3% 2005
46 Spain 24% 2009
47 Peru 23.8% 2005
=48 Mexico 23.4% 2005
=48 Switzerland 23.4% 2010
50 Romania 23.2% 2006
=51 Libya 23% 2004
=51 El Salvador 23% 2006
=51 Maldives 23% 2006
=51 Venezuela 23% 1997
=51 Argentina 23% 2009
=51 Albania 23% 2008
=51 Chile 23% 2005
=51 Seychelles 23% 2006
59 Malta 22.8% 2009
60 Estonia 22.7% 2008
=61 Greece 22.4% 2005
=61 Namibia 22.4% 2008
63 Dominican Republic 22.3% 2005
64 Iceland 22.2% 2008
65 Costa Rica 22% 2006
66 Saudi Arabia 21.4% 2005
67 Ecuador 21.2% 2005
=68 Norway 21.1% 2008
=68 Australia 21.1% 2009
70 Netherlands 21% 2005
=71 Marshall Islands 20.9% 2000
=71 Honduras 20.9% 2005
=73 Serbia and Montenegro 20.5% 2010
=73 Cyprus 20.5% 2006
=73 Faroe Islands 20.5% 2008
=76 Pakistan 20.3% 2005
=76 Vietnam 20.3% 2009
78 Denmark 20.2% 2005
=79 Ireland 20% 2010
=79 Netherlands Antilles 20% 2005
=79 Uzbekistan 20% 1995
=79 Jordan 20% 2007
=79 Guadeloupe 20% 2002
=79 New Caledonia 20% 2002
85 Morocco 19.8% 2006
86 Thailand 19.7% 2008
87 Cuba 19.4% 2005
88 Cayman Islands 19.1% 2008
=89 Virgin Islands 19% 2003
=89 The Gambia 19% 1996
=89 New Zealand 19% 2006
=89 Jamaica 19% 2006
=89 Latvia 19% 2005
=89 Puerto Rico 19% 2005
=89 French Polynesia 19% 2002
=89 Nicaragua 19% 2010
97 Iraq 18.7% 2008
=98 Andorra 18.5% 2008
=98 Paraguay 18.5% 2008
=98 Ukraine 18.5% 2008
=101 United Kingdom 18.2% 2006
=101 Kazakhstan 18.2% 2010
103 Belize 18.1% 2007
=104 Gaza Strip 18% 2005
=104 Panama 18% 2009
106 Luxembourg 17.2% 2007
=107 Bolivia 17% 2006
=107 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17% 1980
=107 Egypt 17% 2001
110 Finland 16.7% 2009
=111 Israel 16% 2010
=111 Syria 16% 2008
113 Cambodia 15.9% 2009
114 Armenia 15.6% 2006
=115 Barbados 15% 1996
=115 Philippines 15% 2010
=115 Ghana 15% 2005
=115 Guatemala 15% 1999
=115 Gabon 15% 2000
=115 West Bank 15% 2006
=115 United Arab Emirates 15% 2000
=115 Cook Islands 15% 1995
=115 Uruguay 15% 2010
=124 Turkmenistan 14% 2004
=124 Suriname 14% 2004
=124 India 14% 2009
=124 Brazil 14% 2003
=124 Grenada 14% 1999
129 Algeria 13.4% 2003
=130 Cameroon 13% 2001
=130 Colombia 13% 2010
=132 Tajikistan 12.8% 2009
=132 Indonesia 12.8% 2010
134 Kyrgyzstan 12.5% 2005
=135 Moldova 12.1% 2005
=135 Azerbaijan 12.1% 2008
137 Reunion 12% 2000
138 Antigua and Barbuda 11% 1983
=139 Nigeria 10% 1999
=139 Zimbabwe 10% 1996
=139 Mauritania 10% 2001
=139 Guam 10% 2004
143 Haiti 9% 1995
144 Georgia 8.9% 2006
145 Liberia 8% 2000
=146 Sudan 7% 1998
=146 Nepal 7% 2010
=146 Burma 7% 2001
=149 Mozambique 6% 1997
=149 Niger 6% 1995
=149 Bhutan 6% 2004
=149 Zambia 6% 2004
153 Afghanistan 5.7% 2008
=154 Ethiopia 5% 2009
=154 Vanuatu 5% 2000
=154 The Bahamas 5% 2005
=154 Solomon Islands 5% 2000
=154 Mongolia 5% 2008
=154 Togo 5% 1998
=154 Uganda 5% 1999
161 Wallis and Futuna 4% 2001
162 Burundi 2.3% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Labor force > By occupation > Industry. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Labor-force/By-occupation/Industry

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Interesting observations about Labor > Labor force > By occupation > Industry

  • All of the top 2 countries by labor force > by occupation > industry are Hot countries.
  • All of the top 2 countries by labor force > by occupation > industry are Muslim.
  • All of the top 2 countries by labor force > by occupation > industry are Former British Colonies'.
  • 42 of the top 69 countries by labor force > by occupation > industry are Christian.
  • San Marino has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > industry since 2000.
  • Czech Republic has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > industry since 2003.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by labor force > by occupation > industry are Tourist destination.
  • Taiwan has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > industry since 2007.
  • Malaysia ranked first for labor force > by occupation > industry amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Peru ranked first for labor force > by occupation > industry amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2005.
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