Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.912% to 41.4% in Benin in 2018

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | Benin | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.912% to 41.4% in Benin in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Benin reached an all time high of 47.6% in 1991 and an all time low of 41.4% in 2018. When compared to Benin's main peers, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Burkina Faso amounted to 28.7%, 75.9% in Niger, 36.6% in Nigeria and 34.5% in Togo in 2018.

Benin has been ranked 44th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce), 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 10.2% 9.66% 9.15% 8.66% 8.34%
Benin % 43.3% 42.6% 42.2% 42.2% 42.1%
Burkina Faso % 39.2% 34.6% 30.4% 30.0% 29.7%
Cameroon % 51.4% 49.5% 47.6% 47.1% 46.8%
Chad % 81.6% 81.2% 80.8% 80.9% 81.3%
Ghana % 46.8% 45.4% 40.4% 35.2% 34.7%
Ivory Coast % 45.6% 45.2% 47.3% 48.5% 48.9%
Libya % 8.30% 8.28% 8.32% 8.28% 8.21%
Mali % 67.2% 67.0% 66.7% 62.3% 66.0%
Niger % 77.0% 76.6% 76.3% 76.2% 76.2%
Nigeria % 39.3% 38.3% 37.7% 37.1% 36.9%
Togo % 37.0% 36.5% 36.1% 35.6% 35.3%