Morocco: Employment in agriculture

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 Morocco

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 34.56
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 40.69
 Min - Max 33.94 - 45.83
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Morocco from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Morocco during that period was 40.69 percent with a minimum of 33.94 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 45.83 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2021 is 34.56 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
Morocco - Employment in agriculture - recent values

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Morocco - 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 12.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 67.87 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 34.56 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 10.33 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 13.53 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 302,910 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 117.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 346 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 16.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,328 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 115.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 55.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 112.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 57,529.6 2021 sq. km
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