Zambia: Employment in agriculture

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Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 58.68
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 67.06
 Min - Max 57.37 - 72.57
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Zambia during that period was 67.06 percent with a minimum of 57.37 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 72.57 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 58.68 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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Zambia - Employment in agriculture - recent values

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Zambia - 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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