Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.657% to 57.5% in Kenya in 2018

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | Kenya | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.657% to 57.5% in Kenya in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Kenya reached an all time high of 61.1% in 2005 and an all time low of 45.7% in 1999. When compared to Kenya's main peers, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Ethiopia amounted to 66.2%, 72.4% in Somalia, 66.3% in Tanzania and 70.8% in Uganda in 2018.

Kenya has been ranked 25th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce), 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 70.7% 70.2% 69.7% 69.0% 68.9%
Djibouti % 52.6% 52.3% 52.0% 51.4% 50.9%
Eritrea % 63.8% 63.8% 63.4% 63.2% 63.0%
Ethiopia % 72.3% 71.0% 70.0% 68.9% 68.0%
Kenya % 59.1% 58.7% 58.4% 58.3% 58.2%
Mozambique % 74.9% 73.9% 73.0% 72.1% 72.0%
Rwanda % 76.6% 73.0% 68.5% 67.6% 67.5%
Somalia % 72.4% 72.5% 72.7% 72.6% 72.5%
South Sudan % 50.3% 47.5% 47.3% 46.0% 48.1%
Sudan % 44.3% 43.9% 44.0% 43.7% 43.4%
Tanzania % 69.7% 69.0% 68.1% 67.8% 67.5%
Uganda % 66.1% 71.9% 71.7% 71.3% 71.4%
Yemen % 29.7% 29.4% 29.2% 30.7% 34.2%
Zambia % 56.0% 55.8% 55.2% 54.7% 54.4%