Total Labour Force in Agriculture rose 1.27 % to 57.5 '000 in Belgium in 2016

Total Labour Force in Agriculture ('000)
Agriculture | Belgium | July 15, 2018
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Total labour force in agriculture reached 57.5 '000 in 2016 in Belgium, according to Faostat. This is 1.27 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, total labour force in agriculture in Belgium reached an all time high of 156 '000 in 1973 and an all time low of 56.8 '000 in 2015. When compared to Belgium's main peers, total labour force in agriculture in France amounted to 762 '000, 494 '000 in Germany, 3.45 '000 in Luxembourg and 142 '000 in Netherlands in 2016.

Belgium has been ranked 21st within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of total labour force in agriculture, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Total Labour Force in Agriculture Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria '000 127 126 125 124 122
Belgium '000 61.9 57.6 58.1 57.9 57.3
Denmark '000 54.2 52.1 52.5 52.7 54.1
France '000 809 800 788 781 775
Germany '000 522 518 514 503 504
Italy '000 1,164 1,123 1,094 1,078 1,095
Luxembourg '000 3.73 3.67 3.78 3.56 3.53
Netherlands '000 150 149 147 148 146
Poland '000 1,915 1,915 1,915 1,937 1,937
Spain '000 964 903 890 842 824
United Kingdom '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...