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Sub-Saharan Africa: Labor > Labor force > By occupation stats

Definitions

  • Agriculture: 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.
  • Industry: 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.
  • Industry and services: 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.
  • Services: 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.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
Agriculture 85%
4 times more than average
2009
Industry 5%
4 times less than average
2009
Industry and services 18.5%
46% less than average
2011
Services 10%
6 times less than average
2009

Citation

"Sub-Saharan By occupation Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Labor/Labor-force/By-occupation