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Agriculture employment in the World

28.26 % in 2018

Employment in agriculture of World fell gradually from 40.2 % in 1999 to 28.26 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 28.26 -0.51 %
2017 28.41 -1.39 %
2016 28.81 -1.25 %
2015 29.17 -1.78 %
2014 29.70 -2.62 %
2013 30.50 -2.48 %
2012 31.28 -2.94 %
2011 32.23 -2.92 %
2010 33.20 -1.95 %
2009 33.86 -1.65 %
2008 34.42 -1.69 %
2007 35.01
Services 48.79 % in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 161 timeseries
Asia 73 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 53 timeseries
Europe 250 timeseries
Middle East 58 timeseries
North America 1.43 % in 2018 WB
Oceania 34 timeseries
South America 47 timeseries
Southeast Asia 39 timeseries
Country
Afghanistan 38.59 % in 2018 WB
Albania 38 % in 2018 WB
Algeria 9.3 % in 2018 WB
Angola 49.06 % in 2018 WB
Argentina 0.06 % in 2018 WB
Armenia 33.29 % in 2018 WB
Australia 322.52 Thousand persons in 3rd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Austria 156.84 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Azerbaijan 36.13 % in 2018 WB
Bahamas 2.61 % in 2018 WB
Bahrain 1.04 % in 2018 WB
Bangladesh 40.15 % in 2018 WB
Barbados 2.8 % in 2018 WB
Belarus 10.59 % in 2018 WB
Belgium 47.3 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Belize 17.58 % in 2018 WB
Benin 41.4 % in 2018 WB
Bhutan 56.76 % in 2018 WB
Bolivia 28.07 % in 2018 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.5 % in 2018 WB
Botswana 22.95 % in 2018 WB
Brazil 8,490.35 Persons, thousands in 2018 OECD + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 1.34 % in 2018 WB
Bulgaria 6.94 % in 2018 WB
Burkina Faso 28.69 % in 2018 WB
Burundi 91.96 % in 2018 WB
Cabo Verde 13.44 % in 2018 WB
Cambodia 30.43 % in 2018 WB
Cameroon 46.31 % in 2018 WB
Canada 357.83 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Central African Republic 72.8 % in 2018 WB
Chad 81.61 % in 2018 WB
Chile 749 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
China 26.77 % in 2018 WB
Colombia 3,760.08 Persons, thousands in 2018 OECD + 1 other
Comoros 56.88 % in 2018 WB
Congo 35.84 % in 2018 WB
Costa Rica 260.92 Persons, thousands in 2018 OECD + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 48 % in 2018 WB
Croatia 6.91 % in 2018 WB
Cuba 18.26 % in 2018 WB
Cyprus 2.5 % in 2018 WB
Czech Republic 137.66 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 59.91 % in 2018 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 68.65 % in 2018 WB
Denmark 56.4 Thousand persons in 1st quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Djibouti 49.88 % in 2018 WB
Dominican Republic 9.48 % in 2018 WB
Ecuador 27.48 % in 2018 WB
Egypt 24.87 % in 2018 WB
El Salvador 18.53 % in 2018 WB
Equatorial Guinea 41.36 % in 2018 WB
Eritrea 62.7 % in 2018 WB
Estonia 21.94 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Eswatini 13.04 % in 2018 WB
Ethiopia 66.2 % in 2018 WB
Fiji 39.45 % in 2018 WB
Finland 95.34 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
France 670.94 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Gabon 37.61 % in 2018 WB
Gambia 29.73 % in 2018 WB
Georgia 42.9 % in 2018 WB
Germany 510.9 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Ghana 33.86 % in 2018 WB
Greece 456 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Guatemala 29.25 % in 2018 WB
Guinea 66.54 % in 2018 WB
Guinea Bissau 68.03 % in 2018 WB
Guyana 18.47 % in 2018 WB
Haiti 49.76 % in 2018 WB
Honduras 31.91 % in 2018 WB
Hong Kong 0.21 % in 2018 WB
Hungary 219.54 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Iceland 7.2 Thousand persons in 1st quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
India 43.86 % in 2018 WB
Indonesia 30.53 % in 2018 WB
Iran 17.39 % in 2018 WB
Iraq 18.86 % in 2018 WB
Ireland 101.72 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Israel 36.99 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Italy 883.24 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Jamaica 16.56 % in 2018 WB
Japan 2,077.68 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Jordan 3.47 % in 2018 WB
Kazakhstan 15.01 % in 2018 WB
Kenya 57.45 % in 2018 WB
Kuwait 2.26 % in 2018 WB
Kyrgyzstan 26.52 % in 2018 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 68.03 % in 2018 WB
Latvia 68.65 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Lebanon 12.1 % in 2018 WB
Lesotho 66.86 % in 2018 WB
Liberia 46.15 % in 2018 WB
Libya 7.86 % in 2018 WB
Lithuania 98.03 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Luxembourg 2 Thousand persons in 1st quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Macau 2.07 % in 2018 WB
Madagascar 68.17 % in 2018 WB
Malawi 71.91 % in 2018 WB
Malaysia 11.09 % in 2018 WB
Maldives 8.99 % in 2018 WB
Mali 65.3 % in 2018 WB
Malta 1 % in 2018 WB
Mauritania 55.36 % in 2018 WB
Mauritius 7.08 % in 2018 WB
Mexico 6,806.35 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Mongolia 28.72 % in 2018 WB
Montenegro 7.85 % in 2018 WB
Morocco 38.09 % in 2018 WB
Mozambique 71.69 % in 2018 WB
Myanmar 50.14 % in 2018 WB
Namibia 19.71 % in 2018 WB
Nepal 70.1 % in 2018 WB
Netherlands 162.39 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
New Zealand 154.86 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Nicaragua 31 % in 2018 WB
Niger 75.9 % in 2018 WB
Nigeria 36.62 % in 2018 WB
North Macedonia 16.11 % in 2018 WB
Norway 54.81 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Oman 4.74 % in 2018 WB
Pakistan 41.67 % in 2018 WB
Palestine 6.66 % in 2018 WB
Panama 14.34 % in 2018 WB
Papua New Guinea 67.65 % in 2018 WB
Paraguay 19.98 % in 2018 WB
Peru 27.45 % in 2018 WB
Philippines 25.19 % in 2018 WB
Poland 1,509.25 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Portugal 262.28 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Puerto Rico 1.35 % in 2018 WB
Qatar 1.24 % in 2018 WB
Republic of Korea 1,370.23 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 32.18 % in 2018 WB
Romania 22.61 % in 2018 WB
Russian Federation 4,220.15 Persons, thousands in 2018 OECD + 1 other
Rwanda 66.59 % in 2018 WB
Saint Lucia 10.01 % in 2018 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13.52 % in 2018 WB
Samoa 5.21 % in 2018 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 23.7 % in 2018 WB
Saudi Arabia 4.87 % in 2018 WB
Senegal 32.03 % in 2018 WB
Serbia 17.08 % in 2018 WB
Sierra Leone 58.85 % in 2018 WB
Singapore 0.47 % in 2018 WB
Slovakia 71 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Slovenia 47.06 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Solomon Islands 61.35 % in 2018 WB
Somalia 72.44 % in 2018 WB
South Africa 842.06 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 1 other
South Sudan 49.57 % in 2018 WB
Spain 808.8 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Sri Lanka 25.89 % in 2018 WB
Sudan 43.14 % in 2018 WB
Suriname 7.04 % in 2018 WB
Sweden 83.23 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Switzerland 121.9 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 14.66 % in 2018 WB
Tajikistan 51.06 % in 2018 WB
Thailand 30.67 % in 2018 WB
Timor-Leste 50.02 % in 2018 WB
Togo 34.53 % in 2018 WB
Tonga 30.53 % in 2018 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 3.18 % in 2018 WB
Tunisia 15.04 % in 2018 WB
Turkey 5,004.08 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
Turkmenistan 22.78 % in 2018 WB
Uganda 70.76 % in 2018 WB
Ukraine 15.33 % in 2018 WB
United Arab Emirates 3.71 % in 2018 WB
United Kingdom 346.8 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 66.35 % in 2018 WB
United States of America 2,369.04 Thousand persons in 2nd quarter 2019 OECD + 3 others
Uruguay 8.65 % in 2018 WB
Uzbekistan 33.36 % in 2018 WB
Vanuatu 61.14 % in 2018 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 7.16 % in 2018 WB
Viet Nam 39.8 % in 2018 WB
Yemen 35.5 % in 2018 WB
Zambia 53.92 % in 2018 WB
Zimbabwe 67.2 % in 2018 WB

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