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Employment in agriculture - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 26.81 percent.The highest value was in Burundi: 91.44 percent and the lowest value was in Singapore: 0.12 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Employment in agriculture.

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment, 2017
(percent, Source: The World Bank);

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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