Brazil: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 1981 to 2015. The average value for Brazil during that period was 22.22 percent with a minumum of 10.29 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 29.83 percent in 1984. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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).