Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 43.8% in Afghanistan in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Afghanistan | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 43.8 % in 2018 in Afghanistan. This is 55.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 44.2 % in 2013 and an all time low of 22.3 % in 2001. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Iran amounted to 50.6 %, 34.7 % in Pakistan, 32.2 % in Tajikistan and 43.5 % in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Afghanistan has been ranked 123rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 27 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
Afghanistan % 44.0% 44.2% 43.9% 43.7% 43.8%
China % 38.1% 39.7% 41.1% 42.3% 43.2%
India % 28.6% 29.0% 29.5% 30.1% 30.6%
Iran % 48.1% 48.1% 48.3% 49.4% 50.1%
Iraq % 55.0% 55.3% 55.6% 56.6% 57.2%
Kazakhstan % 55.1% 56.0% 58.1% 61.4% 62.8%
Kyrgyzstan % 48.2% 48.1% 48.0% 49.8% 51.1%
Pakistan % 34.8% 34.8% 34.9% 35.0% 34.1%
Tajikistan % 31.5% 31.7% 31.7% 31.8% 31.9%
Turkmenistan % 42.6% 42.7% 42.9% 43.0% 43.2%
Uzbekistan % 35.7% 35.8% 35.9% 36.0% 36.1%