Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 23.2% in Guinea Bissau in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Guinea Bissau | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 23.2 % in 2018 in Guinea Bissau. This is 1.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Guinea Bissau reached an all time high of 24.1 % in 1997 and an all time low of 21.8 % in 1999. When compared to Guinea Bissau's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Gambia amounted to 54.4 %, 26.6 % in Guinea, 28.2 % in Mali and 54.4 % in Senegal in 2018.

Guinea Bissau has been ranked 161st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 2 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
Algeria % 58.8% 59.3% 59.7% 60.2% 60.5%
Burkina Faso % 34.6% 36.8% 38.1% 38.4% 38.1%
Gambia % 53.6% 53.8% 54.2% 54.1% 54.3%
Guinea % 25.6% 25.8% 25.9% 26.3% 25.7%
Guinea Bissau % 22.3% 22.6% 22.7% 22.7% 23.0%
Liberia % 42.5% 42.8% 42.7% 42.6% 42.4%
Mali % 24.8% 25.2% 25.3% 29.5% 27.7%
Mauritania % 31.8% 31.9% 32.7% 33.3% 33.0%
Niger % 15.2% 15.4% 15.7% 15.9% 15.8%
Senegal % 49.5% 50.9% 52.4% 53.7% 53.9%
Sierra Leone % 33.2% 35.0% 36.3% 34.8% 34.9%