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Economy > Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture: Countries Compared

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.
Additional details:
  • Gibraltar: negligible (2013)
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CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 95% 2013
2 Burundi 93.6% 2013
=3 Niger 90% 2013
=3 Rwanda 90% 2013
=3 Malawi 90% 2013
=3 Burkina Faso 90% 2013
7 Lesotho 86% 2013
=8 Zambia 85% 2013
=8 Angola 85% 2013
=8 Papua New Guinea 85% 2013
=8 Ethiopia 85% 2013
=12 Guinea-Bissau 82% 2013
=12 Uganda 82% 2013
14 Mozambique 81% 2013
=15 Comoros 80% 2013
=15 Mali 80% 2013
=15 Eritrea 80% 2013
=15 Sudan 80% 2013
=15 Wallis and Futuna 80% 2013
=15 Tanzania 80% 2013
=15 Chad 80% 2011
22 Afghanistan 78.6% 2013
23 Senegal 77.5% 2013
24 Guinea 76% 2013
25 Laos 75.1% 2013
=26 Solomon Islands 75% 2013
=26 Kenya 75% 2013
=26 The Gambia 75% 2013
=26 Nepal 75% 2013
30 Somalia 71% 2013
=31 Burma 70% 2013
=31 Fiji 70% 2013
=31 Nigeria 70% 2013
=31 Liberia 70% 2013
=31 Cameroon 70% 2013
=31 Swaziland 70% 2013
37 Cote d'Ivoire 68% 2013
38 Zimbabwe 66% 2013
=39 Togo 65% 2013
=39 Samoa 65% 2013
=39 Vanuatu 65% 2013
42 East Timor 64% 2013
43 Gabon 60% 2013
44 Ghana 56% 2013
45 Cambodia 55.8% 2013
46 Georgia 55.6% 2013
South Asia average (profile) 53.08% 2013
47 India 53% 2013
=48 Western Sahara 50% 2013
=48 Mauritania 50% 2013
50 Turkmenistan 48.2% 2013
=51 Kyrgyzstan 48% 2013
=51 Vietnam 48% 2013
53 Tajikistan 47.9% 2013
54 Albania 47.8% 2013
55 Pakistan 45.1% 2013
56 Bangladesh 45% 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) 44.95% 2013
57 Morocco 44.6% 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 44.54% 2013
58 Armenia 44.2% 2013
59 Bhutan 43.7% 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 41.32% 2013
60 Dominica 40% 2013
61 Honduras 39.2% 2013
62 Indonesia 38.9% 2013
63 Azerbaijan 38.3% 2013
64 Thailand 38.2% 2013
65 Haiti 38.1% 2013
66 Guatemala 38% 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 37.39% 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 36.79% 2013
67 North Korea 35% 2013
68 China 34.8% 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 34.22% 2013
69 American Samoa 34% 2012
70 Mongolia 33% 2013
=71 Egypt 32% 2013
=71 Bolivia 32% 2013
=71 Philippines 32% 2013
=74 Sri Lanka 31.8% 2013
=74 Tonga 31.8% 2013
76 Romania 31.6% 2013
77 Cook Islands 29% 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) 28.18% 2013
78 Nicaragua 28% 2013
79 Ecuador 27.6% 2013
80 Moldova 27.5% 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 27.01% 2013
81 Paraguay 26.5% 2013
Christian countries average (profile) 26.3% 2013
82 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26% 2013
83 Uzbekistan 25.9% 2013
84 Kazakhstan 25.8% 2013
85 Turkey 25.5% 2013
86 Iran 25% 2013
87 Kosovo 23.6% 2013
88 Serbia 21.9% 2013
89 Saint Lucia 21.7% 2013
90 Iraq 21.6% 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.52% 2013
91 El Salvador 21% 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 20.89% 2013
92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.5% 2013
=93 New Caledonia 20% 2013
=93 Palau 20% 2013
95 Cuba 19.7% 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) 19.65% 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) 18.91% 2013
96 Tunisia 18.3% 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.17% 2013
=97 Colombia 18% 2013
=97 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 18% 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 17.77% 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.62% 2013
=99 Jamaica 17% 2013
=99 Syria 17% 2013
=99 Panama 17% 2013
=99 Libya 17% 2013
103 Republic of Macedonia 16.7% 2013
104 Namibia 16.3% 2013
105 West Bank 16.1% 2013
Cold countries average (profile) 15.8% 2013
106 Brazil 15.7% 2013
107 Dominican Republic 14.6% 2013
=108 Algeria 14% 2013
=108 Costa Rica 14% 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13.88% 2013
110 Mexico 13.7% 2013
111 Chile 13.2% 2013
=112 Uruguay 13% 2013
=112 French Polynesia 13% 2013
114 Poland 12.9% 2013
115 Greece 12.4% 2013
116 Portugal 11.7% 2013
117 Malaysia 11.1% 2013
Europe average (profile) 11.02% 2013
=118 Grenada 11% 2013
=118 Marshall Islands 11% 2013
=118 Maldives 11% 2013
121 Faroe Islands 10.7% 2013
122 Belize 10.2% 2013
123 Barbados 10% 2013
124 Belarus 9.4% 2013
125 South Africa 9% 2013
126 Latvia 8.8% 2013
127 Cyprus 8.5% 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 8.2% 2013
128 Suriname 8% 2013
=129 Russia 7.9% 2013
=129 Lithuania 7.9% 2013
131 Venezuela 7.3% 2013
=132 Bulgaria 7.1% 2013
=132 Hungary 7.1% 2013
=134 Antigua and Barbuda 7% 2013
=134 United Arab Emirates 7% 2013
=134 New Zealand 7% 2013
137 Saudi Arabia 6.7% 2013
138 Montenegro 6.3% 2013
139 South Korea 6.2% 2013
=140 Norfolk Island 6% 2013
=140 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 6% 2013
=140 Saint Helena 6% 2011
European Union average (profile) 5.73% 2013
143 Ukraine 5.6% 2013
144 Gaza Strip 5.1% 2013
=145 The Bahamas 5% 2013
=145 Argentina 5% 2013
=145 Taiwan 5% 2013
=145 Ireland 5% 2013
149 Iceland 4.8% 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 4.58% 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.46% 2013
=150 Brunei 4.2% 2013
=150 Spain 4.2% 2013
=150 Estonia 4.2% 2013
153 Greenland 4% 2013
=154 Japan 3.9% 2013
=154 Italy 3.9% 2013
=156 Trinidad and Tobago 3.8% 2013
=156 France 3.8% 2013
158 Australia 3.6% 2013
159 Slovakia 3.5% 2013
160 Switzerland 3.4% 2013
161 Czech Republic 3.1% 2013
162 Seychelles 3% 2013
163 Norway 2.9% 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.77% 2013
=164 Kiribati 2.7% 2013
=164 Jordan 2.7% 2013
166 Denmark 2.6% 2013
=167 Slovenia 2.2% 2013
=167 Luxembourg 2.2% 2013
=169 Croatia 2.1% 2013
=169 Puerto Rico 2.1% 2013
=171 Belgium 2% 2013
=171 Israel 2% 2013
=171 Netherlands 2% 2013
=171 Canada 2% 2013
=175 Northern Mariana Islands 1.9% 2013
=175 Cayman Islands 1.9% 2013
177 Germany 1.6% 2013
178 Malta 1.5% 2013
179 United Kingdom 1.4% 2013
180 Sweden 1.1% 2013
=181 Bahrain 1% 2013
=181 Virgin Islands 1% 2013
183 Federated States of Micronesia 0.9% 2013
184 Liechtenstein 0.8% 2013
185 Peru 0.7% 2013
186 British Virgin Islands 0.6% 2013
=187 Austria 0.4% 2013
=187 Andorra 0.4% 2013
189 Guam 0.3% 2013
=190 Singapore 0.1% 2013
=190 San Marino 0.1% 2013

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