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Labor > Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed). Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs," where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 99.5% 2012
=2 Bahrain 96.8% 2010
=2 Kuwait 96.8% 2011
4 American Samoa 96.5% 2000
5 Oman 96.3% 2010
6 Tuvalu 96.2% 2002
7 United Arab Emirates 95.6% 2009
8 Turks and Caicos Islands 95% 2007
9 Brunei 94.9% 1991
10 Belarus 94.2% 2009
11 United States 93.2% 2011
12 Norway 93% 2012
13 Russia 92.7% 2008
14 Macau 92.5% 2011
15 Saudi Arabia 91.9% 1992
16 Estonia 91.4% 2012
=17 Canada 91% 2011
=17 Luxembourg 91% 2012
19 Denmark 90.9% 2012
20 San Marino 90.8% 2008
21 Cayman Islands 90.6% 2008
22 Aruba 90.5% 2007
23 Guam 89.9% 2007
24 Hong Kong 89.8% 2012
25 Sweden 89.5% 2012
26 Lithuania 88.9% 2012
27 Australia 88.8% 2011
28 Latvia 88.6% 2012
29 France 88.5% 2012
=30 Bulgaria 88.4% 2012
=30 Germany 88.4% 2012
32 Hungary 88.3% 2012
33 Japan 87.7% 2011
34 Israel 87.3% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 87.04% 2011
=35 Austria 86.7% 2012
=35 Malta 86.7% 2012
37 Finland 86.4% 2012
38 Iceland 86.1% 2012
39 Belgium 85.7% 2012
=40 Isle of Man 85.4% 2001
=40 The Bahamas 85.4% 2011
=42 United Kingdom 85% 2012
=42 Saint Lucia 85% 2001
=44 Netherlands 84.7% 2012
=44 Switzerland 84.7% 2012
=44 Singapore 84.7% 2012
=47 Slovakia 84.5% 2012
=47 South Africa 84.5% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 84.41% 2011
=49 Barbados 84.4% 2004
=49 Puerto Rico 84.4% 2012
=51 Jordan 84.1% 2012
=51 French Polynesia 84.1% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 84.03% 2012
European Union average (profile) 83.89% 2012
=53 Slovenia 83.8% 2012
=53 New Caledonia 83.8% 1996
55 Ireland 83.6% 2012
=56 New Zealand 83.4% 2011
=56 Cyprus 83.4% 2012
58 European Union 83.23% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 82.98% 2012
=59 Montenegro 82.4% 2012
=59 Spain 82.4% 2012
61 Czech Republic 81.6% 2012
62 Ukraine 81.2% 2012
63 Seychelles 81.1% 1987
64 Suriname 80.7% 1998
Non-religious countries average (profile) 80.45% 2011
Europe average (profile) 79.79% 2012
65 Antigua and Barbuda 79.7% 2001
66 Mauritius 79.4% 2012
67 Trinidad and Tobago 79% 2005
68 Croatia 78.8% 2012
69 Portugal 78.3% 2012
70 Poland 77.6% 2012
71 Cuba 77.3% 2011
72 Argentina 77% 2012
73 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 76.6% 2008
74 Swaziland 76.4% 1997
75 Costa Rica 76.1% 2012
76 Italy 75.2% 2012
77 Malaysia 74.9% 2012
78 Kosovo 74.5% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 74.47% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 73.72% 2009
79 Republic of Macedonia 73.2% 2012
80 Uruguay 73.1% 2010
81 Bosnia and Herzegovina 72.6% 2012
82 South Korea 71.8% 2011
=83 Marshall Islands 71.3% 1999
=83 Grenada 71.3% 1998
=85 Sao Tome and Principe 71.2% 1991
=85 Tunisia 71.2% 2011
87 Moldova 70.8% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 69.72% 2011
88 Serbia 69.6% 2012
89 Belize 69.3% 2005
90 Chile 68.5% 2011
=91 Dominica 68.3% 2001
=91 Kazakhstan 68.3% 2012
93 Panama 68.1% 2012
94 Romania 67.3% 2012
95 Algeria 67% 2011
96 Brazil 66.4% 2009
97 Mexico 66.3% 2011
98 Yemen 65.9% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 64.79% 2003
99 Greece 63.2% 2012
100 Namibia 63% 2012
101 Turkey 62.9% 2012
102 Syria 62.6% 2011
103 Egypt 62.2% 2010
104 Lebanon 60.6% 2009
105 Botswana 60.5% 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 59.71% 2010
106 Jamaica 59.2% 2012
107 Venezuela 58.4% 2012
108 El Salvador 58.2% 2012
109 Fiji 58.1% 2008
110 Djibouti 57.6% 1996
111 Philippines 56.6% 2012
112 Sri Lanka 56.4% 2012
113 Armenia 55.6% 2011
114 Maldives 55.2% 2006
115 Iran 53.2% 2008
116 Guyana 52.4% 1992
117 Tajikistan 52.2% 2009
118 Samoa 51.7% 2011
119 Paraguay 51.3% 2012
120 Kyrgyzstan 50.8% 2006
121 Peru 48.2% 2012
122 Colombia 46.4% 2012
123 Nicaragua 46% 2010
124 Guatemala 45.7% 2004
125 Ecuador 45.1% 2012
126 Tonga 44.9% 2003
127 Gabon 44.8% 2005
128 Honduras 44.3% 2010
129 Albania 43.8% 2010
=130 Thailand 43.7% 2012
=130 Morocco 43.7% 2012
132 Mongolia 43.4% 2011
133 Dominican Republic 41.9% 2010
134 Bolivia 40.2% 2009
135 Indonesia 39.4% 2011
136 Cape Verde 38.9% 2000
137 Georgia 38.4% 2012
138 Zimbabwe 37.7% 2002
139 Pakistan 36% 2008
140 Cambodia 35.8% 2012
141 Vietnam 34.7% 2012
142 Kenya 33.4% 1999
143 Azerbaijan 33.3% 2012
144 East Timor 28.3% 2010
145 Bhutan 27.5% 2012
146 Vanuatu 26.5% 2009
147 Lesotho 25.7% 1999
148 Nepal 24.6% 2001
149 Uganda 23.6% 2009
150 Republic of the Congo 21.7% 2005
151 Senegal 21.6% 2001
152 Equatorial Guinea 21.1% 1983
153 Angola 20.6% 2009
154 Cameroon 20.3% 2010
155 Cote d'Ivoire 19.6% 2002
156 Haiti 18.9% 1990
157 Ghana 18.2% 2010
=158 Liberia 18.1% 2010
=158 India 18.1% 2010
160 Zambia 17% 2005
161 Malawi 16.1% 1987
162 Bangladesh 13.9% 2005
163 Madagascar 13.4% 2005
164 Laos 11.7% 2005
165 Togo 10.9% 2006
166 Benin 10.1% 2003
167 Tanzania 9.2% 2007
168 Mozambique 8.8% 2003
169 Mali 8% 2007
170 Ethiopia 7.9% 2005
171 Sierra Leone 7.6% 2004
172 Burkina Faso 7.1% 2006
173 Rwanda 6% 1996
174 Niger 5.3% 2005
175 Burundi 5.2% 2004
176 Chad 4.9% 1993

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Wage and salaried workers, total > % of total employed. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Wage-and-salaried-workers,-total/%-of-total-employed

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