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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Labor force > By occupation > Industry

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from Economy > Labor force > By occupation, which lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by sector of occupation. Agriculture includes farming, fishing, and forestry. Industry includes mining, manufacturing, energy production, and construction. Services cover government activities, communications, transportation, finance, and all other economic activities that do not produce material goods. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete and may range from 99-101 percent due to rounding.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Dominica 32% 2013
2 Saint Lucia 24.7% 2013
3 Peru 23.8% 2013
4 Mexico 23.4% 2013
=5 Chile 23% 2013
=5 Argentina 23% 2013
7 Dominican Republic 22.3% 2013
8 Costa Rica 22% 2013
9 Venezuela 21.8% 2013
10 Honduras 20.9% 2013
=11 Grenada 20% 2013
=11 Bolivia 20% 2013
=11 El Salvador 20% 2013
14 Cayman Islands 19.1% 2013
=15 Nicaragua 19% 2013
=15 Jamaica 19% 2013
17 Ecuador 18.8% 2013
18 Panama 18.6% 2013
19 Paraguay 18.5% 2013
20 Belize 18.1% 2013
21 Cuba 17.1% 2013
22 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17% 2013
23 Barbados 15% 2013
=24 Uruguay 14% 2013
=24 Guatemala 14% 2013
=24 Suriname 14% 2013
27 Brazil 13.3% 2013
28 Colombia 13% 2013
29 Haiti 11.5% 2013
30 Antigua and Barbuda 11% 2013
31 The Bahamas 5% 2013

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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Labor force > By occupation > Industry

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