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

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 95% 1996
2 Burundi 93.6% 2002
=3 East Timor 90% 2006
=3 Malawi 90% 2003
=3 Burkina Faso 90% 2000
=3 Rwanda 90% 2000
=3 Niger 90% 1995
8 Lesotho 86% 2002
=9 Ethiopia 85% 2009
=9 Papua New Guinea 85% 2005
=9 Zambia 85% 2004
=9 Angola 85% 2003
=13 Guinea-Bissau 82% 2000
=13 Uganda 82% 1999
15 Mozambique 81% 1997
=16 Chad 80% 2006
=16 Mali 80% 2005
=16 Eritrea 80% 2004
=16 Tanzania 80% 2002
=16 Wallis and Futuna 80% 2001
=16 Sudan 80% 1998
=16 Comoros 80% 1996
23 Afghanistan 78.6% 2008
24 Senegal 77.5% 2007
25 Guinea 76% 2006
26 Laos 75.1% 2010
=27 Nepal 75% 2010
=27 Kenya 75% 2007
=27 Solomon Islands 75% 2000
=27 The Gambia 75% 1996
31 Somalia 71% 1975
=32 Burma 70% 2001
=32 Fiji 70% 2001
=32 Cameroon 70% 2001
=32 Liberia 70% 2000
=32 Nigeria 70% 1999
37 Cote d'Ivoire 68% 2007
=38 Zimbabwe 66% 1996
=38 Haiti 66% 1995
=40 Vanuatu 65% 2000
=40 Togo 65% 1998
42 Bhutan 63% 2004
43 Gabon 60% 2000
44 Cambodia 57.6% 2009
45 Ghana 56% 2005
46 Georgia 55.6% 2006
47 Vietnam 53.9% 2009
48 India 52% 2009
=49 Western Sahara 50% 2005
=49 Mauritania 50% 2001
=49 Guatemala 50% 1999
52 Tajikistan 49.8% 2009
53 Turkmenistan 48.2% 2004
54 Kyrgyzstan 48% 2005
55 Albania 47.8% 2008
56 Armenia 46.2% 2006
57 Bangladesh 45% 2008
58 Morocco 44.6% 2006
59 Uzbekistan 44% 1995
60 Pakistan 43% 2005
61 Thailand 42.4% 2008
62 Moldova 40.7% 2005
=63 Bolivia 40% 2006
=63 Dominica 40% 2000
65 China 39.5% 2008
66 Honduras 39.2% 2005
=67 Indonesia 38.3% 2010
=67 Azerbaijan 38.3% 2008
69 North Korea 35% 2008
=70 Mongolia 34% 2008
=70 American Samoa 34% 1990
72 Philippines 33% 2010
73 Sri Lanka 32.7% 2010
74 Egypt 32% 2001
75 Tonga 31.8% 2003
76 Romania 29.7% 2006
77 Turkey 29.5% 2005
78 Cook Islands 29% 1995
79 Kazakhstan 28.2% 2010
80 Nicaragua 28% 2010
81 Paraguay 26.5% 2008
=82 Guam 26% 2004
=82 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26% 1980
84 Iran 25% 2010
85 Grenada 24% 1999
86 Serbia and Montenegro 23.9% 2010
87 Saint Lucia 21.7% 2002
88 Iraq 21.6% 2008
89 Marshall Islands 21.4% 2000
90 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.5% 2008
=91 Cuba 20% 2005
=91 Brazil 20% 2003
=91 New Caledonia 20% 2002
=91 Palau 20% 1990
95 El Salvador 19% 2006
96 Tunisia 18.3% 2009
=97 Colombia 18% 2010
=97 West Bank 18% 2006
=97 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 18% 1996
100 Poland 17.4% 2005
=101 Syria 17% 2008
=101 Jamaica 17% 2006
=101 Libya 17% 2004
104 Namibia 16.3% 2008
105 Ukraine 15.8% 2008
106 Guadeloupe 15% 2002
107 Dominican Republic 14.6% 2005
=108 Costa Rica 14% 2006
=108 Lithuania 14% 2005
=108 Algeria 14% 2003
=108 Belarus 14% 2003
112 Mexico 13.7% 2005
113 Chile 13.2% 2005
=114 Latvia 13% 2005
=114 Malaysia 13% 2005
=114 French Polynesia 13% 2002
=114 Reunion 13% 2000
=114 Venezuela 13% 1997
119 Greece 12.4% 2005
120 Gaza Strip 12% 2005
121 Portugal 11.7% 2009
122 Maldives 11% 2006
=123 Faroe Islands 10.2% 2008
=123 Belize 10.2% 2007
=125 Norfolk Island 10% 2010
=125 Russia 10% 2008
=125 Martinique 10% 1997
=125 Barbados 10% 1996
=129 Uruguay 9% 2010
=129 South Africa 9% 2007
131 Cyprus 8.5% 2006
132 Ecuador 8.3% 2005
133 Suriname 8% 2004
134 South Korea 7.3% 2010
135 Bulgaria 7.1% 2009
=136 New Zealand 7% 2006
=136 United Arab Emirates 7% 2000
=136 Antigua and Barbuda 7% 1983
139 Saudi Arabia 6.7% 2005
140 Panama 6% 2009
141 European Union 5.6% 2007
142 Austria 5.5% 2009
143 Taiwan 5.2% 2010
=144 Ireland 5% 2010
=144 Argentina 5% 2009
=144 Croatia 5% 2008
=144 The Bahamas 5% 2005
148 Greenland 4.9% 2007
149 Iceland 4.8% 2008
150 Hungary 4.7% 2010
=151 Spain 4.2% 2009
=151 Brunei 4.2% 2008
=151 Italy 4.2% 2005
154 Japan 3.9% 2010
=155 Trinidad and Tobago 3.8% 2007
=155 France 3.8% 2005
157 Australia 3.6% 2009
158 Slovakia 3.5% 2010
159 Switzerland 3.4% 2010
160 Czech Republic 3.1% 2009
=161 Seychelles 3% 2006
=161 Netherlands 3% 2005
163 Norway 2.9% 2008
164 Estonia 2.8% 2008
=165 Jordan 2.7% 2007
=165 Kiribati 2.7% 2000
167 Denmark 2.5% 2005
168 Germany 2.4% 2005
=169 Slovenia 2.2% 2009
=169 Luxembourg 2.2% 2007
171 Puerto Rico 2.1% 2005
=172 Israel 2% 2010
=172 Belgium 2% 2007
=172 Canada 2% 2006
175 Cayman Islands 1.9% 2008
176 Liechtenstein 1.7% 2007
177 Malta 1.6% 2009
178 United Kingdom 1.4% 2006
179 Sweden 1.1% 2008
=180 Netherlands Antilles 1% 2005
=180 Virgin Islands 1% 2003
=180 Bahrain 1% 1997
183 Federated States of Micronesia 0.9% 2000
184 Peru 0.7% 2005
185 British Virgin Islands 0.6% 2005
186 Andorra 0.5% 2008
187 San Marino 0.2% 2009
188 Singapore 0.1% 2010

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

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Interesting observations about Labor > Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture

  • All of the top 2 countries by labor force > by occupation > agriculture are Christian.
  • 30 of the top 39 countries by labor force > by occupation > agriculture are Hot countries.
  • 5 of the top 6 countries by labor force > by occupation > agriculture are Landlocked.
  • Laos has ranked in the top 3 for labor force > by occupation > agriculture since 1997.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by labor force > by occupation > agriculture are Densely populated.
  • Mali has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > agriculture since 2001.
  • Poland ranked first for labor force > by occupation > agriculture amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • India ranked first for labor force > by occupation > agriculture amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • East Timor ranked first for labor force > by occupation > agriculture amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2006.
  • Guatemala ranked first for labor force > by occupation > agriculture amongst Former Spanish colonies in 1999.
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