Afghanistan: Share of manufacturing

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Afghanistan: Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP, 2002 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2002 to 2020. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 12.46 percent with a minimum of 3.53 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 18.82 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2020 is 7.68 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 157 countries is 12.04 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The importance of manufacturing in the economy of Afghanistan and other countries is measured as the value added of manufacturing as percent of GDP. Manufacturing is part of the industrial sector of the economy.

Definition: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
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