Moldova: Employment in agriculture

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 Moldova

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 37.63
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 38.56
 Min - Max 26.45 - 51.03
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Moldova from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Moldova during that period was 38.56 percent with a minimum of 26.45 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 51.03 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 37.63 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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Moldova - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

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Moldova - 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 11.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 69.00 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 37.63 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.29 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 1.20 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 22,750 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 137.2 2021 index points
 Precipitation 450 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 51.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,948 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 125.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 50.6 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 77.5 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 3,865.0 2021 sq. km
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