Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 6.43% in Somalia in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Somalia | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 6.43 % in 2018 in Somalia. This is 12.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Somalia reached an all time high of 6.53 % in 2011 and an all time low of 5.32 % in 1994. When compared to Somalia's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Djibouti amounted to 8.10 %, 12.0 % in Ethiopia, 7.59 % in Kenya and 10.6 % in Yemen in 2018.

Somalia has been ranked 170th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 3 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
Djibouti % 7.30% 7.41% 7.97% 7.86% 7.95%
Eritrea % 7.77% 7.85% 7.98% 8.08% 8.15%
Ethiopia % 8.15% 8.41% 9.10% 9.95% 10.9%
Kenya % 7.09% 7.16% 7.26% 7.36% 7.47%
Oman % 36.8% 36.6% 36.4% 36.5% 36.3%
Saudi Arabia % 22.8% 23.8% 23.0% 22.7% 24.5%
Somalia % 6.47% 6.42% 6.33% 6.38% 6.43%
Sudan % 14.9% 14.9% 15.0% 15.0% 15.0%
Tanzania % 5.81% 6.05% 6.25% 6.48% 6.65%
Uganda % 8.02% 7.00% 7.04% 7.15% 7.16%
Yemen % 14.8% 14.9% 14.5% 12.5% 11.2%