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Economy > Labor force > By occupation > Industry: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bahrain 79% 2013
2 Brunei 62.8% 2013
=3 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 48% 2013
=3 Saint Helena 48% 2011
5 Belarus 45.9% 2013
6 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 41% 2013
=7 British Virgin Islands 40% 2013
=7 Gibraltar 40% 2013
9 Liechtenstein 39.4% 2013
10 Bhutan 39.1% 2013
11 Czech Republic 38.6% 2013
12 Taiwan 36.2% 2013
13 Malaysia 36% 2013
14 Bulgaria 35.2% 2013
15 Slovenia 35% 2013
16 San Marino 34.4% 2013
17 American Samoa 33% 2012
18 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.6% 2013
=19 Kiribati 32% 2013
=19 Dominica 32% 2013
21 Tunisia 31.9% 2013
22 Iran 31% 2013
23 Tonga 30.6% 2013
24 Poland 30.2% 2013
25 Bangladesh 30% 2013
26 Hungary 29.7% 2013
27 China 29.5% 2013
=28 Croatia 29% 2013
=28 Greenland 29% 2013
30 Portugal 28.5% 2013
31 West Bank 28.4% 2013
32 Italy 28.3% 2013
33 Sweden 28.2% 2013
Southern Europe average (profile) 27.85% 2013
34 Russia 27.4% 2013
35 Slovakia 27% 2013
=36 Japan 26.2% 2013
=36 Turkey 26.2% 2013
=38 South Africa 26% 2013
=38 Ukraine 26% 2013
=38 Republic of Macedonia 26% 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) 25.89% 2013
41 Sri Lanka 25.8% 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 25.11% 2013
42 Belgium 25% 2013
=43 Malta 24.7% 2013
=43 Saint Lucia 24.7% 2013
45 Germany 24.6% 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 24.34% 2013
46 France 24.3% 2013
European Union average (profile) 24.04% 2013
=47 Latvia 24% 2013
=47 Spain 24% 2013
=49 Peru 23.8% 2013
=49 South Korea 23.8% 2013
Europe average (profile) 23.76% 2013
=51 Switzerland 23.4% 2013
=51 Mexico 23.4% 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 23.32% 2013
=53 Seychelles 23% 2013
=53 Chile 23% 2013
=53 Albania 23% 2013
=53 Argentina 23% 2013
=53 Maldives 23% 2013
=53 Libya 23% 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 22.93% 2013
South Asia average (profile) 22.9% 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 22.72% 2013
Cold countries average (profile) 22.72% 2013
=59 Namibia 22.4% 2013
=59 Greece 22.4% 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 22.38% 2013
61 Dominican Republic 22.3% 2013
=62 Iceland 22.2% 2013
=62 Indonesia 22.2% 2013
64 Costa Rica 22% 2013
65 Venezuela 21.8% 2013
66 Saudi Arabia 21.4% 2013
=67 Romania 21.1% 2013
=67 Australia 21.1% 2013
=67 Norway 21.1% 2013
70 Vietnam 21% 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.98% 2013
=71 Honduras 20.9% 2013
=71 Montenegro 20.9% 2013
73 Pakistan 20.7% 2013
74 Federated States of Micronesia 20.6% 2013
75 Cyprus 20.5% 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 20.39% 2013
76 Denmark 20.3% 2013
77 Estonia 20.2% 2013
=78 New Caledonia 20% 2013
=78 Grenada 20% 2013
=78 Bolivia 20% 2013
=78 Jordan 20% 2013
=78 El Salvador 20% 2013
83 Morocco 19.8% 2013
=84 Singapore 19.6% 2013
=84 Lithuania 19.6% 2013
86 Serbia 19.5% 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 19.38% 2013
87 Cayman Islands 19.1% 2013
=88 Nicaragua 19% 2013
=88 French Polynesia 19% 2013
=88 Puerto Rico 19% 2013
=88 India 19% 2013
=88 Jamaica 19% 2013
=88 New Zealand 19% 2013
=88 The Gambia 19% 2013
=88 Ireland 19% 2013
=88 Virgin Islands 19% 2013
97 Faroe Islands 18.9% 2013
98 Ecuador 18.8% 2013
99 Iraq 18.7% 2013
100 Panama 18.6% 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 18.59% 2013
101 Paraguay 18.5% 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 18.48% 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 18.43% 2013
102 United Kingdom 18.2% 2013
103 Belize 18.1% 2013
104 Netherlands 18% 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 17.91% 2013
105 Luxembourg 17.2% 2013
106 Cuba 17.1% 2013
=107 Egypt 17% 2013
=107 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17% 2013
109 Cambodia 16.9% 2013
110 Armenia 16.8% 2013
111 Marshall Islands 16.3% 2013
=112 Syria 16% 2013
=112 Israel 16% 2013
114 Gaza Strip 15.6% 2013
115 Finland 15.5% 2013
=116 Cook Islands 15% 2013
=116 United Arab Emirates 15% 2013
=116 Gabon 15% 2013
=116 Ghana 15% 2013
=116 Philippines 15% 2013
=116 Barbados 15% 2013
=122 Uruguay 14% 2013
=122 Guatemala 14% 2013
=122 Suriname 14% 2013
=122 Norfolk Island 14% 2013
=122 Turkmenistan 14% 2013
127 Thailand 13.6% 2013
128 Algeria 13.4% 2013
129 Brazil 13.3% 2013
130 Uzbekistan 13.2% 2013
131 Moldova 13.1% 2013
=132 Colombia 13% 2013
=132 Cameroon 13% 2013
134 Kyrgyzstan 12.5% 2013
135 Azerbaijan 12.1% 2013
136 Kazakhstan 11.9% 2013
137 Haiti 11.5% 2013
138 Antigua and Barbuda 11% 2013
139 Tajikistan 10.9% 2013
140 Mongolia 10.6% 2013
=141 Northern Mariana Islands 10% 2013
=141 Mauritania 10% 2013
=141 Zimbabwe 10% 2013
=141 Nigeria 10% 2013
=141 East Timor 10% 2013
=141 Guam 10% 2012
147 Georgia 8.9% 2013
148 Liberia 8% 2013
=149 Burma 7% 2013
=149 Nepal 7% 2013
=149 Sudan 7% 2013
=152 Zambia 6% 2013
=152 Niger 6% 2013
=152 Mozambique 6% 2013
155 Afghanistan 5.7% 2013
=156 Uganda 5% 2013
=156 Togo 5% 2013
=156 Solomon Islands 5% 2013
=156 The Bahamas 5% 2013
=156 Vanuatu 5% 2013
=156 Ethiopia 5% 2013
=162 Austria 4.7% 2013
=162 Andorra 4.7% 2013
164 Wallis and Futuna 4% 2013
165 Burundi 2.3% 2013

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