Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 10.7% in Zambia in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Zambia | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 10.7 % in 2018 in Zambia. This is 49.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Zambia reached an all time high of 10.9 % in 1990 and an all time low of 6.97 % in 2000. When compared to Zambia's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Angola amounted to 8.27 %, 7.07 % in Tanzania, 7.22 % in Zimbabwe and 10.5 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Zambia has been ranked 144th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 15 places above 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
Angola % 8.11% 8.17% 8.20% 8.23% 8.23%
Botswana % 18.1% 18.1% 18.1% 18.1% 18.1%
Central African Republic % 11.5% 8.95% 8.72% 8.71% 8.87%
Congo % 23.4% 23.4% 23.3% 22.5% 22.3%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 9.33% 9.62% 9.93% 10.2% 10.3%
Kenya % 7.09% 7.16% 7.26% 7.36% 7.47%
Mozambique % 6.12% 6.52% 7.13% 7.75% 7.73%
Namibia % 13.9% 14.4% 14.8% 17.0% 19.3%
South Africa % 23.4% 23.5% 23.4% 23.8% 23.3%
Tanzania % 5.81% 6.05% 6.25% 6.48% 6.65%
Uganda % 8.02% 7.00% 7.04% 7.15% 7.16%
Zambia % 10.1% 10.0% 10.3% 10.4% 10.6%
Zimbabwe % 8.73% 8.06% 7.35% 7.29% 7.22%