Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 11.6% in Nigeria in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Nigeria | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 11.6 % in 2018 in Nigeria. This is 4.19 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Nigeria reached an all time high of 12.1 % in 1992 and an all time low of 5.70 % in 1983. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Benin amounted to 19.4 %, 14.1 % in Cameroon, 3.05 % in Chad and 8.12 % in Niger in 2018.

Nigeria has been ranked 141st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce).

Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind.

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 31.0% 31.1% 31.2% 31.1% 31.2%
Benin % 18.4% 18.6% 18.8% 19.1% 19.1%
Burkina Faso % 26.2% 28.6% 31.6% 31.5% 32.3%
Cameroon % 13.1% 13.6% 14.1% 14.1% 14.1%
Central African Republic % 11.5% 8.95% 8.72% 8.71% 8.87%
Chad % 3.27% 3.22% 3.28% 3.22% 3.15%
Gabon % 10.0% 9.98% 9.92% 9.84% 9.93%
Libya % 26.7% 26.6% 26.6% 26.6% 26.6%
Mali % 7.97% 7.82% 8.00% 8.26% 6.31%
Niger % 7.76% 7.93% 8.00% 7.93% 7.98%
Nigeria % 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 11.7% 11.6%
Sudan % 14.9% 14.9% 15.0% 15.0% 15.0%
Togo % 18.4% 18.8% 19.0% 19.0% 19.1%