Ivory Coast: Employment in agriculture

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 Ivory Coast

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 45.04
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 48.65
 Min - Max 41.89 - 52.89
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Ivory Coast from 1991 to 2021. The average value for the Ivory Coast during that period was 48.65 percent with a minimum of 41.89 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 52.89 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2021 is 45.04 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 22.86 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Ivory Coast - Employment in agriculture - recent values

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Ivory Coast - Employment in agriculture - historical chart - 1991-2021




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).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 8.6 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 73.90 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 45.04 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 16.72 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 11.70 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 235,000 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 126.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,348 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 11.0 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,294 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 122.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 45.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 117.1 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 27,238.3 2021 sq. km
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