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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Agriculture > Farm workers

DEFINITION: Agricultural employment shows the number of agricultural workers in the agricultural sector.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ethiopia 30.63 million 2008
2 Tanzania 16.14 million 2008
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14.1 million 2008
4 Kenya 12.84 million 2008
5 Nigeria 12.29 million 2008
6 Uganda 10.54 million 2008
7 Mozambique 8.35 million 2008
8 Sudan 6.89 million 2008
9 Madagascar 6.64 million 2008
10 Burkina Faso 6.35 million 2008
11 Ghana 5.79 million 2008
12 Angola 5.55 million 2008
13 Malawi 4.92 million 2008
14 Niger 4.04 million 2008
15 Rwanda 4 million 2008
16 Guinea 3.8 million 2008
17 Senegal 3.74 million 2008
18 Burundi 3.62 million 2008
19 Cameroon 3.62 million 2008
20 Zambia 3.12 million 2008
21 Zimbabwe 3.11 million 2008
22 Cote d'Ivoire 3.06 million 2008
23 Chad 2.96 million 2008
24 Mali 2.55 million 2008
25 Somalia 2.36 million 2008
26 Benin 1.63 million 2008
27 Eritrea 1.47 million 2008
28 Togo 1.4 million 2008
29 Sierra Leone 1.28 million 2008
30 Central African Republic 1.26 million 2008
31 South Africa 1.26 million 2008
32 Liberia 883,000 2008
33 Mauritania 691,000 2008
34 The Gambia 581,000 2008
35 Guinea-Bissau 470,000 2008
36 Lesotho 349,000 2008
37 Botswana 301,000 2008
38 Djibouti 271,000 2008
39 Comoros 257,000 2008
40 Namibia 254,000 2008
41 Gabon 189,000 2008
42 Equatorial Guinea 167,000 2008
43 Swaziland 141,000 2008
44 Mauritius 51,000 2008
45 Cape Verde 33,000 2008
46 Sao Tome and Principe 31,000 2008
47 Seychelles 29,000 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Farm workers. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, Production Yearbook and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Agriculture/Farm-workers

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Agriculture > Farm workers

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Farm workers

  • China has had the highest farm workers since 1980.
  • India ranked first for farm workers amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Ethiopia ranked first for farm workers amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Indonesia ranked first for farm workers amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Philippines ranked first for farm workers amongst Catholic countries in 2008.
  • Turkey ranked first for farm workers amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Brazil ranked first for farm workers amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2008.
  • Poland ranked first for farm workers amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Sudan ranked first for farm workers amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2008.
  • United States ranked second for farm workers amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
  • Bangladesh ranked second for farm workers amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
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