Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 55.9% in Guyana in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Guyana | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 55.9 % in 2018 in Guyana. This is 19.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Guyana reached an all time high of 55.9 % in 2018 and an all time low of 46.7 % in 1991. When compared to Guyana's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Brazil amounted to 70.2 %, 68.3 % in Suriname, 69.5 % in Trinidad and Tobago and 71.7 % in Venezuela in 2018.

Guyana has been ranked 89th 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
Bolivia % 51.6% 50.9% 48.5% 49.6% 49.8%
Brazil % 65.5% 65.9% 66.7% 67.6% 68.9%
Colombia % 61.9% 63.8% 64.0% 64.2% 64.6%
Guyana % 54.7% 54.9% 55.1% 55.3% 55.5%
Peru % 55.5% 55.6% 55.6% 55.2% 55.4%
Puerto Rico % 80.8% 81.0% 81.1% 81.2% 81.3%
Suriname % 68.0% 68.1% 68.1% 68.1% 68.2%
Trinidad and Tobago % 67.7% 67.7% 68.3% 68.6% 69.4%
Venezuela % 71.0% 71.2% 71.4% 71.5% 71.5%