Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 19.8% in Malawi in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Malawi | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 19.8 % in 2018 in Malawi. This is 36 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Malawi reached an all time high of 19.8 % in 2018 and an all time low of 14.2 % in 1992. When compared to Malawi's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Mozambique amounted to 20.4 %, 71.6 % in South Africa, 26.6 % in Tanzania and 35.4 % in Zambia in 2018.

Malawi has been ranked 170th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 1 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
Angola % 41.0% 41.5% 42.0% 42.4% 42.3%
Botswana % 57.6% 57.9% 58.1% 58.4% 58.5%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 19.9% 20.2% 20.4% 20.7% 20.8%
Kenya % 33.8% 34.1% 34.4% 34.3% 34.4%
Lesotho % 22.0% 22.2% 22.3% 22.5% 22.7%
Malawi % 19.4% 19.3% 19.4% 19.5% 19.6%
Mozambique % 19.0% 19.6% 19.9% 20.1% 20.2%
Namibia % 58.7% 54.2% 55.8% 58.5% 60.6%
South Africa % 71.7% 71.5% 71.9% 70.6% 71.1%
Swaziland % 61.3% 61.8% 62.1% 62.2% 62.3%
Tanzania % 24.5% 25.0% 25.7% 25.8% 25.8%
Uganda % 25.8% 21.1% 21.3% 21.5% 21.5%
Zambia % 33.9% 34.2% 34.5% 34.8% 35.0%
Zimbabwe % 25.7% 25.8% 25.4% 25.6% 25.6%