FIELD LISTING :: LABOR FORCE - BY OCCUPATION
CountryLABOR FORCE - BY OCCUPATION(%)
Afghanistan agriculture: 78.6%
industry: 5.7%
services: 15.7% (FY08/09 est.)
Albania agriculture: 41.8%
industry: 11.4%
services: 46.8% (December 2014 est)
Algeria agriculture: 30.9%
industry: 30.9%
services: 58.4% (2011 est.)
American Samoa agriculture: NA
industry: 13.1%
services: 86.9% (2013)
Andorra agriculture: 0.4%
industry: 4.7%
services: 94.9% (2010)
Angola agriculture: 85%
industry and services: 15% (2003 est.)
Anguilla agriculture/fishing/forestry/mining: 4%
manufacturing: 3%
construction: 18%
transportation and utilities: 10%
commerce: 36%
services: 29% (2000 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda agriculture: 7%
industry: 11%
services: 82% (1983)
Argentina agriculture: 5%
industry: 23%
services: 72% (2009 est.)
Armenia agriculture: 39%
industry: 17%
services: 44% (2011 est.)
Aruba agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
note: most employment is in wholesale and retail trade, followed by hotels and restaurants
Australia agriculture: 3.6%
industry: 21.1%
services: 75.3% (2009 est.)
Austria agriculture: 0.7%
industry: 25.3%
services: 74% (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan agriculture: 38.3%
industry: 12.1%
services: 49.6% (2008)
Bahamas, The agriculture: 3%
industry: 11%
tourism: 49%
other services: 37% (2011 est.)
Bahrain agriculture: 1%
industry: 32%
services: 67% (2004 est.)
Bangladesh agriculture: 47%
industry: 13%
services: 40% (2010 est.)
Barbados agriculture: 10%
industry: 15%
services: 75% (1996 est.)
Belarus agriculture: 9.3%
industry: 32.7%
services: 58% (2014 est.)
Belgium agriculture: 1.3%
industry: 18.6%
services: 80.1% (2013 est.)
Belize agriculture: 10.2%
industry: 18.1%
services: 71.7% (2007)
Bermuda agriculture: 2%
industry: 15%
services: 83% (2013 est.)
Bhutan agriculture: 57%
industry: 21%
services: 22% (2014 est.)
Bolivia agriculture: 32%
industry: 20%
services: 47.9% (2009 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina agriculture: 19%
industry: 30%
services: 51% (2013)
Botswana agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Brazil agriculture: 15.7%
industry: 13.3%
services: 71%
(2011 est.)
British Virgin Islands agriculture: 0.6%
industry: 40%
services: 59.4% (2005)
Brunei agriculture: 4.2%
industry: 62.8%
services: 33% (2008 est.)
Bulgaria agriculture: 7%
industry: 30.1%
services: 62.9% (2014)
Burkina Faso agriculture: 90%
industry and services: 10% (2000 est.)
Burma agriculture: 70%
industry: 7%
services: 23% (2001)
Burundi agriculture: 93.6%
industry: 2.3%
services: 4.1% (2002 est.)
Cambodia agriculture: 48.7%
industry: 19.9%
services: 31.5% (2013 est.)
Cameroon agriculture: 70%
industry: 13%
services: 17% (2001 est.)
Canada agriculture: 2%
manufacturing: 13%
construction: 6%
services: 76%
other: 3% (2006 est.)
Cayman Islands agriculture: 1.9%
industry: 19.1%
services: 79% (2008 est.)
Chad agriculture: 80%
industry and services: 20% (2006 est.)
Chile agriculture: 13.2%
industry: 23%
services: 63.9% (2005)
China agriculture: 33.6%
industry: 30.3%
services: 36.1%
(2012 est.)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands note: the Cocos Islands Cooperative Society Ltd. employs construction workers, stevedores, and lighterage workers; tourism is the other main source of employment
Colombia agriculture: 17%
industry: 21%
services: 62% (2011 est.)
Comoros agriculture: 80%
industry and services: 20% (1996 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Cook Islands agriculture: 29%
industry: 15%
services: 56% (1995)
Costa Rica agriculture: 14%
industry: 22%
services: 64% (2006 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire agriculture: 68%
industry and services: NA% (2007 est.)
Croatia agriculture: 1.9%
industry: 27.6%
services: 70.4% (2014)
Cuba agriculture: 18%
industry: 10%
services: 72% (2013 est.)
Curacao agriculture: 1.2%
industry: 16.9%
services: 81.8% (2008 est.)
Cyprus agriculture: 3.8%
industry: 15.2%
services: 81% (2014 est.)
Czechia agriculture: 2.6%
industry: 37.4%
services: 60% (2012)
Denmark agriculture: 2.6%
industry: 20.3%
services: 77.1% (2011 est.)
Djibouti agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Dominica agriculture: 40%
industry: 32%
services: 28% (2002 est.)
Dominican Republic agriculture: 14.4%
industry: 20.8%
services: 64.7% (2014)
Ecuador agriculture: 27.8%
industry: 17.8%
services: 54.4% (2012)
Egypt agriculture: 29.2%
industry: 23.5%
services: 47.3% (2013 est.)
El Salvador agriculture: 21%
industry: 20%
services: 58% (2011 est.)
Eritrea agriculture: 80%
industry and services: 20% (2004 est.)
Estonia agriculture: 3.9%
industry: 28.4%
services: 67.7% (2014)
Ethiopia agriculture: 85%
industry: 5%
services: 10% (2009 est.)
European Union agriculture: 5%
industry: 21.9%
services: 73.1% (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) agriculture: 95% (mostly sheepherding and fishing)
industry and services: 5% (1996)
Faroe Islands agriculture: 10.7%
industry: 18.9%
services: 70.3% (November 2010)
Fiji agriculture: 70%
industry and services: 30% (2001 est.)
Finland agriculture and forestry: 4.4%
industry: 15.5%
construction: 7.1%
commerce: 21.3%
finance, insurance, and business services: 13.3%
transport and communications: 9.9%
public services: 28.5% (2011)
France agriculture: 3%
industry: 21.3%
services: 75.7% (2013 est.)
French Polynesia agriculture: 13%
industry: 19%
services: 68% (2013 est.)
Gabon agriculture: 60%
industry: 15%
services: 25% (2000 est.)
Gambia, The agriculture: 75%
industry: 19%
services: 6% (1996)
Gaza Strip agriculture: 5.2%
industry: 10%
services: 84.8%
note: data exclude the West Bank (2015 est.)
Georgia agriculture: 55.6%
industry: 8.9%
services: 35.5% (2006 est.)
Germany agriculture: 1.6%
industry: 24.6%
services: 73.8%
(2011)
Ghana agriculture: 44.7%
industry: 14.4%
services: 40.9% (2013 est.)
Gibraltar agriculture: NEGL
industry: 40%
services: 60% (2001)
Greece agriculture: 12.6%
industry: 15%
services: 72.4% (30 October 2015 e)
Greenland agriculture: 13.9%
industry: 19.2%
services: 67% (2012 est.)
Grenada agriculture: 11%
industry: 20%
services: 69% (2008 est.)
Guam agriculture: 0.3%
industry: 21.6%
services: 78.1% (2013 est.)
Guatemala agriculture: 31.2%
industry: 14.4%
services: 54.4% (2014 est.)
Guinea-Bissau agriculture: 82%
industry and services: 18% (2000 est.)
Guinea agriculture: 76%
industry and services: 24% (2006 est.)
Guyana agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Haiti agriculture: 38.1%
industry: 11.5%
services: 50.4% (2010)
Holy See (Vatican City) note: essentially services with a small amount of industry; nearly all dignitaries, priests, nuns, guards, and the approximately 3,000 lay workers live outside the Vatican
Honduras agriculture: 39.2%
industry: 20.9%
services: 39.8% (2005 est.)
Hong Kong manufacturing: 3.8%
construction: 2.8%
wholesale and retail trade, restaurants, and hotels: 53.3%
financing, insurance, and real estate: 12.5%
transport and communications: 10.1%
community and social services: 17.1%
note: above data exclude public sector (2013 est.)
Hungary agriculture: 7.1%
industry: 29.7%
services: 63.2% (2011 est.)
Iceland agriculture: 4.8%
industry: 22.2%
services: 73% (2008)
India agriculture: 49%
industry: 20%
services: 31% (2012 est.)
Indonesia agriculture: 38.9%
industry: 13.2%
services: 47.9% (2012 est.)
Iran agriculture: 16.3%
industry: 35.1%
services: 48.6% (2013 est.)
Iraq agriculture: 21.6%
industry: 18.7%
services: 59.8% (2008 est.)
Ireland agriculture: 5%
industry: 11%
services: 84% (2015 est.)
Isle of Man agriculture, forestry, and fishing: 2%
manufacturing: 5%
construction: 8%
gas, electricity, and water: 1%
transport and communication: 9%
wholesale and retail distribution: 11%
professional and scientific services: 20%
public administration: 7%
banking and finance: 23%
tourism: 1%
entertainment and catering: 5%
miscellaneous services: 8% (2006)
Israel agriculture: 1.1%
industry: 17.3%
services: 81.6% (2015)
Italy agriculture: 3.9%
industry: 28.3%
services: 67.8% (2011)
Jamaica agriculture: 17%
industry: 19%
services: 64% (2006)
Japan agriculture: 2.9%
industry: 26.2%
services: 70.9% (February 2015 est)
Jordan agriculture: 2%
industry: 20%
services: 78% (2013 est.)
Kazakhstan agriculture: 25.8%
industry: 11.9%
services: 62.3% (2012 est.)
Kenya agriculture: 75%
industry and services: 25% (2011 est.)
Kiribati agriculture: 15%
industry: 10%
services: 75% (2010)
Korea, North agriculture: 37%
industry and services: 63% (2008 est.)
Korea, South agriculture: 5.7%
industry: 24.2%
services: 70.2% (2015 est.)
Kosovo agriculture: 5.9%
industry: 16.8%
services: 77.3% (2013)
Kuwait agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Kyrgyzstan agriculture: 48%
industry: 12.5%
services: 39.5% (2005 est.)
Laos agriculture: 73.1%
industry: 6.1%
services: 20.6% (2012 est.)
Latvia agriculture: 8.8%
industry: 24%
services: 67.2% (2010 est.)
Lebanon agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Lesotho agriculture: 86%
industry and services: 14%
note: most of the resident population is engaged in subsistence agriculture; roughly 35% of the active male wage earners work in South Africa (2002 est.)
Liberia agriculture: 70%
industry: 8%
services: 22% (2000 est.)
Libya agriculture: 17%
industry: 23%
services: 59% (2004 est.)
Liechtenstein agriculture: 0.8%
industry: 39.4%
services: 59.9% (2012)
Lithuania agriculture: 7.9%
industry: 19.6%
services: 72.5% (2012 est.)
Luxembourg agriculture: 1.1%
industry: 20%
services: 78.9% (2013 est.)
Macau manufacturing: 2.5%
construction: 9.8%
transport and communications: 4.4%
wholesale and retail trade: 12.4%
restaurants and hotels: 15%
gambling: 25.9%
public sector: 7.1%
financial services: 2.6%
other services: 20.3% (2013 est.)
Macedonia agriculture: 18.3%
industry: 29.1%
services: 52.6% (2014 est.)
Malawi agriculture: 90%
industry and services: 10% (2003 est.)
Malaysia agriculture: 11%
industry: 36%
services: 53% (2012 est.)
Maldives agriculture: 15%
industry: 15%
services: 70% (2010 est.)
Mali agriculture: 80%
industry and services: 20% (2005 est.)
Malta agriculture: 1.7%
industry: 18.3%
services: 80% (2015)
Marshall Islands agriculture: 11%
industry: 16.3%
services: 72.7% (2011 est.)
Mauritania agriculture: 50%
industry: 2%
services: 48% (2001 est.)
Mauritius agriculture and fishing: 9%
construction and industry: 30%
transportation and communication: 7%
trade, restaurants, hotels: 22%
finance: 6%
other services: 25% (2007)
Mexico agriculture: 13.4%
industry: 24.1%
services: 61.9% (2011)
Micronesia, Federated States of agriculture: 0.9%
industry: 5.2%
services: 93.9%
note: two-thirds of the labor force are government employees (2013 est.)
Moldova agriculture: 30.5%
industry: 12.2%
services: 57.3% (2014 est.)
Monaco agriculture: 0%
industry: 16.1%
services: 83.9% (2012 est.)
Mongolia agriculture: 28.6%
industry: 21%
services: 50.4% (2014)
Montenegro agriculture: 5.3%
industry: 17.9%
services: 76.8% (2014 est.)
Morocco agriculture: 39.1%
industry: 20.3%
services: 40.5% (2014 est.)
Mozambique agriculture: 81%
industry: 6%
services: 13% (1997 est.)
Namibia agriculture: 31%
industry: 14%
services: 54%
note: about half of Namibia's people are unemployed while about two-thirds live in rural areas; roughly two-thirds of rural dwellers rely on subsistence agriculture (2013 est.)
Nauru note: most of the labor force is employed in phosphate mining, public administration, education, and transportation
Nepal agriculture: 69%
industry: 12%
services: 19% (2014 est.)
Netherlands agriculture: 1.8%
industry: 17%
services: 81.2% (2013 est.)
New Caledonia agriculture: 2.7%
industry: 22.4%
services: 74.9% (2010)
New Zealand agriculture: 7%
industry: 19%
services: 74% (2006 est.)
Nicaragua agriculture: 31%
industry: 18%
services: 50% (2011 est.)
Nigeria agriculture: 70%
industry: 10%
services: 20% (1999 est.)
Niger agriculture: 90%
industry: 6%
services: 4% (1995)
Niue note: most work on family plantations; paid work exists only in government service, small industry, and the Niue Development Board
Norfolk Island agriculture: 6%
industry: 14%
services: 80% (2006 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands agriculture: 1.9%
industry: 10%
services: 88.1% (2010 est.)
Norway agriculture: 2.7%
industry: 18.3%
services: 79% (2015 est.)
Oman agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Pakistan agriculture: 43.7%
industry: 22.4%
services: 33.9% (FY2013 est.)
Palau agriculture: 20%
industry: NA%
services: NA% (1990)
Panama agriculture: 17%
industry: 18.6%
services: 64.4% (2009 est.)
Papua New Guinea agriculture: 85%
industry: NA%
services: NA% (2005 est.)
Paraguay agriculture: 26.5%
industry: 18.5%
services: 55% (2008)
Peru agriculture: 25.8%
industry: 17.4%
services: 56.8% (2011)
Philippines agriculture: 29%
industry: 16%
services: 55% (2015 est.)
Pitcairn Islands note: no business community in the usual sense; some public works; subsistence farming and fishing
Poland agriculture: 12.6%
industry: 30.4%
services: 57% (2012)
Portugal agriculture: 8.6%
industry: 23.9%
services: 67.5% (2014 est.)
Puerto Rico agriculture: 2.1%
industry: 19%
services: 79% (2005)
Romania agriculture: 28.3%
industry: 28.9%
services: 42.8% (2014)
Russia agriculture: 9.4%
industry: 27.6%
services: 63% (2014)
Rwanda agriculture: 90%
industry and services: 10% (2000)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha agriculture: 6%
industry: 48%
services: 46% (1987 est.)
Saint Lucia agriculture: 21.7%
industry: 24.7%
services: 53.6% (2002 est.)
Saint Martin 85% directly or indirectly employed in tourist industry
Saint Pierre and Miquelon agriculture: 18%
industry: 41%
services: 41% (1996)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines agriculture: 26%
industry: 17%
services: 57% (1980 est.)
Samoa agriculture: 65%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
San Marino agriculture: 0.2%
industry: 33.5%
services: 66.3% (September 2013 es)
Sao Tome and Principe note: population mainly engaged in subsistence agriculture and fishing; shortages of skilled workers
Saudi Arabia agriculture: 6.7%
industry: 21.4%
services: 71.9% (2005 est.)
Senegal agriculture: 77.5%
industry and services: 22.5% (2007 est.)
Serbia agriculture: 21.9%
industry: 15.6%
services: 62.5% (2014 est.)
Seychelles agriculture: 3%
industry: 23%
services: 74% (2006)
Sierra Leone agriculture: 61.1%
industry: NA%
services: 33.4% (2014 est.)
Singapore agriculture: 1.3%
industry: 14.8%
services: 83.9%
note: excludes non-residents (2013)
Sint Maarten agriculture: 1.1%
industry: 15.2%
services: 83.7% (2008 est.)
Slovakia agriculture: 4.2%
industry: 22.6%
services: 73.2% (2015)
Slovenia agriculture: 8.3%
industry: 30.8%
services: 60.9% (2012 est.)
Solomon Islands agriculture: 75%
industry: 5%
services: 20% (2000 est.)
Somalia agriculture: 71%
industry and services: 29% (1975)
South Africa agriculture: 4%
industry: 18%
services: 66% (2014 est.)
Spain agriculture: 4.2%
industry: 24%
services: 71.7% (2009)
Sri Lanka agriculture: 28.4%
industry: 25.7%
services: 45.9% (30 Jun 2015)
Sudan agriculture: 80%
industry: 7%
services: 13% (1998 est.)
Suriname agriculture: 11.2%
industry: 19.5%
services: 69.3% (2010)
Swaziland agriculture: 70%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Sweden agriculture: 2%
industry: 12%
services: 86% (2014 est.)
Switzerland agriculture: 3.4%
industry: 23.4%
services: 73.2% (2010)
Syria agriculture: 17%
industry: 16%
services: 67% (2008 est.)
Taiwan agriculture: 5%
industry: 36%
services: 59% (2015 est.)
Tajikistan agriculture: 46.5%
industry: 10.7%
services: 42.8% (2013 est.)
Tanzania agriculture: 80%
industry and services: 20% (2002 est.)
Thailand agriculture: 32.2%
industry: 16.7%
services: 51.1% (2014 est.)
Timor-Leste agriculture: 64%
industry: 10%
services: 26% (2010)
Togo agriculture: 65%
industry: 5%
services: 30% (1998 est.)
Tonga agriculture: 27.5%
industry: 27.5%
services: 2,006% (2006 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago agriculture: 3.6%
manufacturing, mining, and quarrying: 11.2%
construction and utilities: 85.2%
services: 62.9% (2014 est.)
Tunisia agriculture: 14.8%
industry: 33.2%
services: 51.7% (2014 est.)
Turkey agriculture: 25.5%
industry: 26.2%
services: 48.4% (2010)
Turkmenistan agriculture: 48.2%
industry: 14%
services: 37.8% (2004 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands note: about 33% in government and 20% in agriculture and fishing; significant numbers in tourism, financial, and other services
Tuvalu note: people make a living mainly through exploitation of the sea, reefs, and atolls and through overseas remittances (mostly from workers in the phosphate industry and sailors)
Uganda agriculture: 40%
industry: 10%
services: 50% (2015 est.)
Ukraine agriculture: 5.8%
industry: 26.5%
services: 67.8%
(2014)
United Arab Emirates agriculture: 7%
industry: 15%
services: 78% (2000 est.)
United Kingdom agriculture: 1.3%
industry: 15.2%
services: 83.5% (2014 est.)
United States farming, forestry, and fishing: 0.7%
manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts: 20.3%
managerial, professional, and technical: 37.3%
sales and office: 24.2%
other services: 17.6%
note: figures exclude the unemployed
(2009)
Uruguay agriculture: 13%
industry: 14%
services: 73% (2010 est.)
Uzbekistan agriculture: 25.9%
industry: 13.2%
services: 60.9% (2012 est.)
Vanuatu agriculture: 65%
industry: 5%
services: 30% (2000 est.)
Venezuela agriculture: 7.3%
industry: 21.8%
services: 70.9% (4th quarter, 2011)
Vietnam agriculture: 48%
industry: 21%
services: 31% (2012)
Virgin Islands agriculture: 1%
industry: 19%
services: 80% (2003 est.)
Wallis and Futuna agriculture: 80%
industry: 4%
services: 16% (2001)
West Bank agriculture: 11.5%
industry: 34.4%
services: 54.1%
note: excludes Gaza Strip (2013 est.)
Western Sahara agriculture: 50%
industry and services: 50% (2005 est.)
World agriculture: 34.3%
industry: 22.3%
services: 43.4% (2011 est.)
Yemen note: most people are employed in agriculture and herding; services, construction, industry, and commerce account for less than one-fourth of the labor force
Zambia agriculture: 85%
industry: 6%
services: 9% (2004)
Zimbabwe agriculture: 66%
industry: 10%
services: 24% (1996)