Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 13.6% in Senegal in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Senegal | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 13.6 % in 2018 in Senegal. This is 8.52 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Senegal reached an all time high of 13.6 % in 2007 and an all time low of 12.4 % in 1997. When compared to Senegal's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Gambia amounted to 15.9 %, 6.89 % in Guinea, 6.51 % in Mali and 11.1 % in Mauritania in 2018.

Senegal has been ranked 135th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 1 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
Algeria % 31.0% 31.1% 31.2% 31.1% 31.2%
Burkina Faso % 26.2% 28.6% 31.6% 31.5% 32.3%
Gambia % 15.9% 15.9% 15.7% 16.0% 15.7%
Guinea % 5.95% 5.98% 6.05% 5.98% 6.37%
Guinea Bissau % 8.19% 8.28% 8.24% 8.35% 8.52%
Liberia % 11.4% 11.7% 11.6% 11.5% 11.1%
Mali % 7.97% 7.82% 8.00% 8.26% 6.31%
Mauritania % 10.6% 10.8% 11.1% 11.2% 11.0%
Morocco % 21.4% 21.5% 21.5% 21.5% 21.6%
Niger % 7.76% 7.93% 8.00% 7.93% 7.98%
Senegal % 13.1% 12.9% 12.8% 13.0% 13.1%
Sierra Leone % 5.48% 5.93% 6.07% 5.44% 5.52%