Solomon Islands: Employment in agriculture

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 Solomon Islands

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 37.29
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 45.86
 Min - Max 37.29 - 53.25
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Solomon Islands from 1991 to 2022. The average value for the Solomon Islands during that period was 45.86 percent with a minimum of 37.29 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 53.25 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 37.29 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
Solomon Islands - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

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Solomon Islands - 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 90.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 4.29 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 37.29 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 34.12 2020 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.52 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 1,200 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 3,028 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 0.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,899 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 102.2 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 10.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 25,222.4 2021 sq. km
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