Peru: Employment in agriculture

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 Peru

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 25.70
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 33.15
 Min - Max 25.57 - 42.12
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Peru during that period was 33.15 percent with a minimum of 25.57 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 42.12 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 25.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 179 countries is 23.00 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
Peru - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

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Peru - Employment in agriculture - historical chart - 1991-2022




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).

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 Forest area, percent 56.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 19.93 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 25.70 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 7.83 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 19.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 255,157 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 124.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,738 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 3.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,687 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 122.5 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 111.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 120.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 721,575.3 2021 sq. km
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