Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 35.0% in South Sudan in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | South Sudan | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 35.0 % in 2018 in South Sudan. This is 2.28 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in South Sudan reached an all time high of 35.9 % in 2009 and an all time low of 32.7 % in 2012. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Central African Republic amounted to 18.0 %, 21.8 % in Ethiopia, 41.9 % in Sudan and 21.9 % in Uganda in 2018.

South Sudan has been ranked 143rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 6 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 Services (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cameroon % 35.5% 36.9% 38.3% 38.8% 39.1%
Central African Republic % 18.7% 17.0% 17.5% 17.7% 17.8%
Chad % 15.1% 15.6% 15.9% 15.9% 15.5%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 19.9% 20.2% 20.4% 20.7% 20.8%
Egypt % 48.1% 47.9% 48.0% 49.1% 48.9%
Eritrea % 28.4% 28.3% 28.6% 28.8% 28.8%
Ethiopia % 19.5% 20.6% 20.9% 21.2% 21.1%
Kenya % 33.8% 34.1% 34.4% 34.3% 34.4%
Rwanda % 16.5% 19.7% 23.6% 24.1% 24.2%
Somalia % 21.1% 21.1% 21.0% 21.0% 21.1%
South Sudan % 32.7% 33.4% 33.7% 35.1% 35.4%
Sudan % 40.8% 41.1% 41.0% 41.3% 41.5%
Uganda % 25.8% 21.1% 21.3% 21.5% 21.5%