Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 1.10% to 17.4% in Iran in 2018

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | Iran | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 1.10% to 17.4% in Iran in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Iran reached an all time high of 24.8% in 2005 and an all time low of 7.03% in 1982. When compared to Iran's main peers, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Iraq amounted to 18.9%, 41.7% in Pakistan and 22.8% in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Iran has been ranked 91st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce), 2 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 38.9% 38.7% 38.6% 38.7% 38.8%
China % 33.6% 31.4% 29.5% 28.6% 27.7%
India % 47.0% 46.6% 46.1% 45.6% 45.1%
Iran % 18.7% 18.4% 17.9% 18.0% 18.0%
Iraq % 20.7% 20.4% 20.2% 19.5% 19.2%
Kazakhstan % 25.5% 24.2% 21.9% 18.0% 16.2%
Kuwait % 2.44% 2.41% 2.38% 2.29% 2.31%
Pakistan % 42.9% 42.2% 42.2% 41.0% 42.3%
Saudi Arabia % 4.39% 4.45% 5.26% 6.10% 4.97%
Syria % 13.9% 14.7% 14.5% 14.6% 14.6%
Turkmenistan % 23.8% 23.6% 23.4% 23.3% 23.1%
Uzbekistan % 34.5% 34.3% 34.1% 33.9% 33.7%