Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 24.8% in Jordan in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Jordan | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 24.8 % in 2018 in Jordan. This is 10.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Jordan reached an all time high of 25.8 % in 2004 and an all time low of 17.2 % in 1987. When compared to Jordan's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Iraq amounted to 23.5 %, 17.3 % in Israel, 24.4 % in Saudi Arabia and 28.9 % in Syria in 2018.

Jordan has been ranked 43rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Egypt % 24.9% 24.1% 24.4% 25.1% 25.5%
Iran % 33.2% 33.5% 33.8% 32.5% 31.9%
Iraq % 24.3% 24.3% 24.2% 23.9% 23.5%
Israel % 17.9% 17.9% 17.8% 17.7% 17.6%
Jordan % 25.1% 25.1% 25.0% 25.0% 24.9%
Kuwait % 25.5% 25.5% 25.4% 25.2% 25.4%
Lebanon % 23.0% 23.2% 23.1% 23.0% 22.4%
Saudi Arabia % 22.8% 23.8% 23.0% 22.7% 24.5%
Syria % 30.5% 29.5% 29.5% 29.4% 29.2%
Turkey % 26.0% 26.4% 27.9% 27.2% 26.8%
United Arab Emirates % 24.1% 23.8% 23.7% 23.6% 23.5%
Yemen % 14.8% 14.9% 14.5% 12.5% 11.2%