North Korea: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for North Korea from 1991 to 2019. The average value for North Korea during that period was 60 percent with a minimum of 59.24 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 60.22 percent in 2006.
The latest value from 2019 is 59.87 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 25.62 percent.
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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).