Employment in agriculture, % of total employment in Europe:
The average for 2019 based on 42 countries was 8.9 percent.The highest value was in Euro area: 60.39 percent and the lowest value was in Belgium: 0.96 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
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).