South Korea: Employment in agriculture

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

South Korea: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1963 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 25.64 percent with a minumum of 4.9 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 62.98 percent in 1963. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).