Sri Lanka: Employment in agriculture
(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sri Lanka: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sri Lanka from 1991 to 2018. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 35.55 percent with a minumum of 25.89 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 45.01 percent in 1992. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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).