Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) rose to 34.2% in Gambia in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) (%)
Labour | Gambia | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) reached 34.2 % in 2018 in Gambia. This is 21 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) in Gambia reached an all time high of 34.2 % in 2018 and an all time low of 28.3 % in 1991. When compared to Gambia's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) in Guinea Bissau amounted to 27.7 %, 13.5 % in Mali, 50.5 % in Mauritania and 38.8 % in Senegal in 2018.

Gambia has been ranked 142nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed).

Waged and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs", where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 66.8% 67.9% 68.0% 68.0% 68.1%
Burkina Faso % 12.9% 13.7% 14.5% 14.7% 15.0%
Gambia % 33.1% 33.3% 33.4% 33.7% 33.8%
Guinea % 12.6% 12.7% 12.8% 12.9% 13.2%
Guinea Bissau % 26.6% 26.7% 26.8% 27.0% 27.3%
Mali % 13.3% 13.1% 13.0% 12.9% 13.1%
Mauritania % 49.0% 49.5% 49.3% 49.1% 49.9%
Morocco % 50.4% 51.0% 51.2% 51.5% 51.7%
Niger % 11.0% 11.1% 11.1% 11.2% 11.2%
Senegal % 34.9% 35.9% 37.0% 38.1% 38.3%