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Agriculture > Workers per hectare: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Workers per hectare of cropland 2000. Agricultural labor intensity, number of workers per hectare shows the labor input intensity of agricultural systems. It is calculated by WRI by dividing the number of agricultural workers by the number of hectares of arable and permanent cropland. Values vary widely among countries according to labor scarcity, production technologies, costs of energy and machinery, etc.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Bhutan 5.9 2000
2 Bangladesh 4.6 2000
3 China 3.8 2000
4 Vietnam 3.7 2000
5 Nepal 3.4 2000
=6 Oman 3.2 2000
=6 Rwanda 3.2 2000
8 Singapore 3 2000
9 Eritrea 2.8 2000
South Asia average (profile) 2.78 2000
10 Solomon Islands 2.7 2000
=11 Egypt 2.6 2000
=11 Kenya 2.6 2000
13 Somalia 2.5 2000
=14 Burundi 2.4 2000
=14 Haiti 2.4 2000
=16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.3 2000
=16 Guinea 2.3 2000
18 The Gambia 2.2 2000
=19 Laos 2.1 2000
=19 Ethiopia 2.1 2000
=21 Sri Lanka 2 2000
=21 Papua New Guinea 2 2000
=21 Malawi 2 2000
=24 Iceland 1.9 2000
=24 Mozambique 1.9 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.81 2000
26 Sierra Leone 1.8 2000
=27 Burma 1.7 2000
=27 North Korea 1.7 2000
=27 Yemen 1.7 2000
=30 India 1.6 2000
=30 Madagascar 1.6 2000
32 Indonesia 1.5 2000
=33 Guinea-Bissau 1.3 2000
=33 Uganda 1.3 2000
=33 Angola 1.3 2000
=33 Senegal 1.3 2000
=33 Liberia 1.3 2000
=33 Burkina Faso 1.3 2000
failed states average (profile) 1.22 2000
=39 Cambodia 1.2 2000
=39 Mauritania 1.2 2000
=39 Philippines 1.2 2000
=39 Thailand 1.2 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.12 2000
=43 Albania 1.1 2000
=43 Pakistan 1.1 2000
=43 Zimbabwe 1.1 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.04 2000
=46 Niger 1 2000
=46 Mali 1 2000
=46 Lesotho 1 2000
=46 Jamaica 1 2000
=46 Guatemala 1 2000
=46 El Salvador 1 2000
=52 Kuwait 0.9 2000
=52 Ghana 0.9 2000
=52 Tajikistan 0.9 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.817 2000
=55 Chad 0.8 2000
=55 Botswana 0.8 2000
=55 Colombia 0.8 2000
=58 Benin 0.7 2000
=58 Peru 0.7 2000
=58 Bolivia 0.7 2000
=58 Afghanistan 0.7 2000
Religious countries average (profile) 0.619 2000
Cold countries average (profile) 0.619 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.604 2000
=62 Zambia 0.6 2000
=62 Japan 0.6 2000
=62 Equatorial Guinea 0.6 2000
=62 Uzbekistan 0.6 2000
=62 Costa Rica 0.6 2000
=62 Central African Republic 0.6 2000
=68 Honduras 0.5 2000
=68 Azerbaijan 0.5 2000
=68 Sudan 0.5 2000
=68 Fiji 0.5 2000
=68 Georgia 0.5 2000
=68 Nigeria 0.5 2000
=68 Turkey 0.5 2000
=68 Cameroon 0.5 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.5 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.422 2000
=76 Namibia 0.4 2000
=76 Kyrgyzstan 0.4 2000
=76 Switzerland 0.4 2000
=76 Chile 0.4 2000
=76 Armenia 0.4 2000
=76 Togo 0.4 2000
=76 Cote d'Ivoire 0.4 2000
=76 Gabon 0.4 2000
=76 Trinidad and Tobago 0.4 2000
=76 Jordan 0.4 2000
=76 Suriname 0.4 2000
=76 Morocco 0.4 2000
=76 Ecuador 0.4 2000
=76 Panama 0.4 2000
=76 Dominican Republic 0.4 2000
=76 Turkmenistan 0.4 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.314 2000
=92 Poland 0.3 2000
=92 Algeria 0.3 2000
=92 Mongolia 0.3 2000
=92 United Arab Emirates 0.3 2000
=92 Paraguay 0.3 2000
=92 Mexico 0.3 2000
=92 Belize 0.3 2000
=92 Netherlands 0.3 2000
=92 Serbia and Montenegro 0.3 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 0.25 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.223 2000
=101 Tunisia 0.2 2000
=101 Brazil 0.2 2000
=101 Romania 0.2 2000
=101 Cuba 0.2 2000
=101 Saudi Arabia 0.2 2000
=101 Greece 0.2 2000
=101 Republic of Macedonia 0.2 2000
=101 Venezuela 0.2 2000
=101 Israel 0.2 2000
=101 Ireland 0.2 2000
=101 Malaysia 0.2 2000
=101 Portugal 0.2 2000
=101 Slovakia 0.2 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.143 2000
European Union average (profile) 0.129 2000
=114 Guyana 0.1 2000
=114 Kazakhstan 0.1 2000
=114 Germany 0.1 2000
=114 Nicaragua 0.1 2000
=114 Uruguay 0.1 2000
=114 Croatia 0.1 2000
=114 Iraq 0.1 2000
=114 Belarus 0.1 2000
=114 Latvia 0.1 2000
=114 Austria 0.1 2000
=114 South Africa 0.1 2000
=114 Bulgaria 0.1 2000
=114 Russia 0.1 2000
=114 Sweden 0.1 2000
=114 Ukraine 0.1 2000
=114 Czech Republic 0.1 2000
=114 New Zealand 0.1 2000
=114 Spain 0.1 2000
=114 Slovenia 0.1 2000
=114 Argentina 0.1 2000
=114 Lithuania 0.1 2000
=114 United Kingdom 0.1 2000
=114 Hungary 0.1 2000
=114 Italy 0.1 2000
=114 Lebanon 0.1 2000
=114 Estonia 0.1 2000
=114 Finland 0.1 2000
=114 Norway 0.1 2000
=114 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1 2000
=143 United States 0.05 2000
=143 Australia 0.05 2000
=143 Canada 0.05 2000
=146 Denmark 0.0 2000
=146 Libya 0.0 2000
=146 France 0.0 2000

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