Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) rose to 53.2% in Kenya in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) (%)
Labour | Kenya | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) reached 53.2 % in 2018 in Kenya. This is 14.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) in Kenya reached an all time high of 53.2 % in 2018 and an all time low of 46.3 % in 1993. When compared to Kenya's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed) in Ethiopia amounted to 16.1 %, 23.0 % in Somalia, 18.7 % in Tanzania and 28.0 % in Uganda in 2018.

Kenya has been ranked 110th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Male (As % of Male Employed), 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 26.3% 26.6% 27.0% 27.1% 27.2%
Djibouti % 54.7% 55.0% 55.5% 55.8% 56.1%
Eritrea % 26.6% 26.8% 27.0% 27.2% 27.4%
Ethiopia % 13.5% 14.1% 14.5% 15.0% 15.4%
Kenya % 50.4% 50.9% 51.3% 51.8% 52.3%
Mozambique % 20.9% 21.6% 22.3% 23.0% 23.2%
Rwanda % 36.1% 38.3% 40.7% 40.9% 41.0%
Somalia % 22.2% 22.3% 22.4% 22.6% 22.7%
South Sudan % 15.4% 15.7% 15.5% 14.9% 14.2%
Sudan % 53.4% 53.5% 53.6% 53.7% 53.9%
Tanzania % 17.5% 17.4% 17.3% 17.7% 18.0%
Uganda % 26.3% 26.5% 26.8% 27.1% 27.3%
Yemen % 52.4% 52.2% 51.9% 49.5% 49.1%
Zambia % 29.2% 29.6% 30.0% 30.2% 30.5%