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Employment in agriculture, % of total employment, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 182 countries was 24.26 percent.The highest value was in Burundi: 92.02 percent and the lowest value was in Argentina: 0.09 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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).
Employment in agriculture in the European union
Employment in agriculture in Europe
Employment in agriculture in Asia
Employment in agriculture in Africa
Employment in agriculture in North America
Employment in agriculture in South America
Employment in agriculture in Australia


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