Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 1.30% to 66.2% in Ethiopia in 2018

Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | Ethiopia | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) fell 1.30% to 66.2% in Ethiopia in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 79.6% in 1992 and an all time low of 66.2% in 2018. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce) in Eritrea amounted to 62.7%, 57.5% in Kenya, 72.4% in Somalia and 43.1% in Sudan in 2018.

Ethiopia has been ranked 20th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Agriculture (As % of Total Workforce), 13 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
Chad % 81.6% 81.2% 80.8% 80.9% 81.3%
Djibouti % 52.6% 52.3% 52.0% 51.4% 50.9%
Egypt % 27.1% 28.0% 27.6% 25.8% 25.6%
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%
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%