Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 9.09% in Laos in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Laos | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 9.09 % in 2018 in Laos. This is 173 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Laos reached an all time high of 9.09 % in 2018 and an all time low of 3.33 % in 1991. When compared to Laos's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Cambodia amounted to 26.9 %, 28.6 % in China, 23.5 % in Thailand and 25.8 % in Vietnam in 2018.

Laos has been ranked 154th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 8 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
Cambodia % 25.2% 25.4% 25.7% 26.1% 26.7%
China % 28.3% 28.9% 29.4% 29.2% 29.1%
India % 24.4% 24.4% 24.4% 24.3% 24.3%
Japan % 26.2% 26.2% 26.0% 25.9% 25.6%
Laos % 8.62% 8.67% 8.72% 8.87% 8.96%
Malaysia % 28.6% 28.4% 28.0% 27.5% 27.5%
Myanmar % 16.0% 16.3% 16.6% 16.8% 16.4%
Russia % 27.8% 27.7% 27.5% 27.2% 26.9%
Thailand % 19.8% 21.2% 23.5% 23.7% 23.7%
USA % 19.7% 20.0% 20.0% 19.9% 19.8%
Vietnam % 21.2% 21.2% 21.4% 22.7% 24.8%