Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 39.6% in Cameroon in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Cameroon | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 39.6 % in 2018 in Cameroon. This is 70.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Cameroon reached an all time high of 39.6 % in 2018 and an all time low of 14.0 % in 1986. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Central African Republic amounted to 18.0 %, 15.3 % in Chad, 52.4 % in Gabon and 51.8 % in Nigeria in 2018.

Cameroon has been ranked 136th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 9 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 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%
Benin % 38.3% 38.8% 39.0% 38.7% 38.8%
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%
Congo % 38.2% 38.8% 39.4% 41.5% 41.8%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 19.9% 20.2% 20.4% 20.7% 20.8%
Equatorial Guinea % 40.0% 40.4% 40.6% 41.6% 42.1%
Gabon % 50.5% 51.0% 51.5% 52.0% 52.0%
Niger % 15.2% 15.4% 15.7% 15.9% 15.8%
Nigeria % 48.9% 49.9% 50.5% 51.2% 51.5%
Sudan % 40.8% 41.1% 41.0% 41.3% 41.5%