USA: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1991 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.54 percent with a minimum of 1.29 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 1.9 percent in 1991.
The latest value from 2019 is 1.34 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 182
countries is 24.26 percent.
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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).