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Labor > Labor force > By occupation > Services: 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 Tonga 2,003% 2003
=2 Israel 82% 2010
=2 Antigua and Barbuda 82% 1983
4 Andorra 81% 2008
5 Luxembourg 80.6% 2007
6 United Kingdom 80.4% 2006
7 Virgin Islands 80% 2003
=8 Cayman Islands 79% 2008
=8 Netherlands Antilles 79% 2005
=8 Puerto Rico 79% 2005
=11 Suriname 78% 2004
=11 United Arab Emirates 78% 2000
13 Jordan 77.4% 2007
14 Denmark 77.3% 2005
=15 Ireland 76% 2010
=15 Uruguay 76% 2010
=15 Panama 76% 2009
=15 Norway 76% 2008
=15 Canada 76% 2006
=15 Netherlands 76% 2005
21 Malta 75.6% 2009
22 Peru 75.5% 2005
=23 Australia 75% 2009
=23 Reunion 75% 2000
=23 Barbados 75% 1996
26 Estonia 74.5% 2008
=27 New Zealand 74% 2006
=27 Seychelles 74% 2006
29 Switzerland 73.2% 2010
=30 Iceland 73% 2008
=30 Belgium 73% 2007
32 Argentina 72% 2009
33 Saudi Arabia 71.9% 2005
34 France 71.8% 2005
=35 Spain 71.7% 2009
=35 Belize 71.7% 2007
37 Cyprus 71% 2006
38 Sweden 70.7% 2008
39 Ecuador 70.4% 2005
40 Gaza Strip 70% 2005
41 Japan 69.8% 2010
42 Singapore 69.7% 2010
43 Slovakia 69.4% 2010
44 Faroe Islands 69.2% 2008
45 South Korea 68.4% 2010
=46 Colombia 68% 2010
=46 Latvia 68% 2005
=46 French Polynesia 68% 2002
49 Germany 67.8% 2005
=50 Austria 67% 2009
=50 Syria 67% 2008
=50 West Bank 67% 2006
53 European Union 66.7% 2007
54 Brazil 66% 2003
55 Ukraine 65.7% 2008
56 Kiribati 65.3% 2000
=57 Greece 65.1% 2005
=57 Italy 65.1% 2005
=59 South Africa 65% 2007
=59 Maldives 65% 2006
=59 Guadeloupe 65% 2002
62 Federated States of Micronesia 64.7% 2000
63 Hungary 64.4% 2010
=64 Costa Rica 64% 2006
=64 Jamaica 64% 2006
=64 Guam 64% 2004
=64 Venezuela 64% 1997
68 Chile 63.9% 2005
69 Croatia 63.6% 2008
70 San Marino 63.5% 2009
71 Greenland 63.2% 2007
72 Dominican Republic 63.1% 2005
=73 Trinidad and Tobago 62.9% 2007
=73 Mexico 62.9% 2005
75 Slovenia 62.8% 2009
76 Grenada 62% 1999
77 Namibia 61.3% 2008
78 Mongolia 61% 2008
79 Cuba 60.6% 2005
=80 New Caledonia 60% 2002
=80 Gibraltar 60% 2001
=82 Portugal 59.8% 2009
=82 Iraq 59.8% 2008
84 British Virgin Islands 59.4% 2005
85 Libya 59% 2004
86 Taiwan 58.8% 2010
87 Czech Republic 58.3% 2009
88 Russia 58.1% 2008
89 El Salvador 58% 2006
=90 Bulgaria 57.7% 2009
=90 Marshall Islands 57.7% 2000
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 57% 1980
93 Lithuania 56.9% 2005
94 Cook Islands 56% 1995
95 Serbia and Montenegro 55.6% 2010
96 Liechtenstein 55.4% 2007
97 Paraguay 55% 2008
=98 Kazakhstan 53.6% 2010
=98 Saint Lucia 53.6% 2002
100 Poland 53.4% 2005
101 Nicaragua 53% 2010
102 Philippines 52% 2010
103 Belarus 51.3% 2003
=104 Malaysia 51% 2005
=104 Egypt 51% 2001
106 Tunisia 49.8% 2009
107 Azerbaijan 49.6% 2008
108 Indonesia 48.9% 2010
109 Moldova 47.2% 2005
110 Romania 47.1% 2006
111 Bosnia and Herzegovina 47% 2008
112 Turkey 45.8% 2005
113 Iran 45% 2010
114 Bolivia 43% 2006
=115 Sri Lanka 41% 2010
=115 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 41% 1996
117 Mauritania 40% 2001
118 Honduras 39.8% 2005
119 Kyrgyzstan 39.5% 2005
120 Armenia 38.2% 2006
121 Thailand 37.9% 2008
122 Turkmenistan 37.8% 2004
123 Tajikistan 37.4% 2009
124 Pakistan 36.6% 2005
125 Uzbekistan 36% 1995
=126 Georgia 35.5% 2006
=126 Morocco 35.5% 2006
128 Guatemala 35% 1999
129 India 34% 2009
130 China 33.2% 2008
=131 Brunei 33% 2008
=131 American Samoa 33% 1990
133 Bhutan 31% 2004
=134 Vanuatu 30% 2000
=134 Togo 30% 1998
136 Albania 29.2% 2008
=137 Ghana 29% 2005
=137 Anguilla 29% 2000
139 Dominica 28% 2000
140 Cambodia 26.5% 2009
141 Vietnam 25.8% 2009
=142 Bangladesh 25% 2008
=142 Gabon 25% 2000
=142 Haiti 25% 1995
145 Zimbabwe 24% 1996
146 Burma 23% 2001
147 Liberia 22% 2000
=148 Solomon Islands 20% 2000
=148 Nigeria 20% 1999
=148 Bahrain 20% 1997
151 Bermuda 19% 2004
152 Nepal 18% 2010
153 Cameroon 17% 2001
154 Wallis and Futuna 16% 2001
155 Afghanistan 15.7% 2008
=156 Uganda 13% 1999
=156 Sudan 13% 1998
=156 Mozambique 13% 1997
159 Ethiopia 10% 2009
160 Zambia 9% 2004
161 The Gambia 6% 1996
162 Burundi 4.1% 2002
163 Niger 4% 1995

Citation

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

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

  • 4 of the top 5 countries by labor force > by occupation > services are Christian.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by labor force > by occupation > services are Hot countries.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by labor force > by occupation > services are Former British Colonies'.
  • Cayman Islands has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > services since 1995.
  • Jordan has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > services since 2001.
  • Puerto Rico has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > services since 2000.
  • Israel ranked first for labor force > by occupation > services amongst High income OECD countries in 2010.
  • Norway has ranked in the top 3 for labor force > by occupation > services since 1995.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by labor force > by occupation > services are Heavily indebted.
  • Andorra has ranked in the top 2 for labor force > by occupation > services since 2004.
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