Papua New Guinea: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment
, 1991 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Papua New Guinea from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 68.02 percent with a minimum of 56.15 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 73.85 percent in 1991.
The latest value from 2019 is 56.15 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 23.40 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).