Turkey: Employment in agriculture

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Turkey

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 17.12
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 29.89
 Min - Max 17.12 - 47.76
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkey from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Turkey during that period was 29.89 percent with a minimum of 17.12 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 47.76 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2021 is 17.12 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 22.86 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Turkey - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Turkey - Employment in agriculture - historical chart - 1991-2021




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).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 29.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 49.49 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 17.12 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 6.48 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 58.75 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 380,890 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 114.4 2021 index points
 Precipitation 593 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 25.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,919 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 120.5 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 129.5 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 131.9 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 223,763.6 2021 sq. km
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK