Turkmenistan: Employment in agriculture

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 Turkmenistan

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 22.32
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 32.41
 Min - Max 22.32 - 38.09
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkmenistan from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Turkmenistan during that period was 32.41 percent with a minimum of 22.32 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 38.09 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 22.32 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.
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Recent values chart
Turkmenistan - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

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Turkmenistan - 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).

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 GDP share of agriculture 11.75 2021 percent
 Agriculture value added 5.88 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 338,380 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 127.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 161 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,034 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 108.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 241.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 107.0 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 41,270.0 2021 sq. km
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