Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) rose to 8.35% in Guinea in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) (%)
Labour | Guinea | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) reached 8.35 % in 2018 in Guinea. This is 23.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Guinea reached an all time high of 8.35 % in 2018 and an all time low of 6.74 % in 1992. When compared to Guinea's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Liberia amounted to 20.2 %, 9.79 % in Mali, 34.1 % in Senegal and 11.1 % in Sierra Leone in 2018.

Guinea has been ranked 172nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed), 1 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, Total (As % of Total Employed) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 68.0% 69.0% 69.0% 69.0% 69.0%
Burkina Faso % 10.5% 11.3% 12.2% 12.3% 12.5%
Gambia % 25.4% 25.6% 25.6% 25.8% 25.9%
Ghana % 22.1% 23.0% 23.8% 24.5% 24.8%
Guinea % 7.66% 7.71% 7.78% 7.83% 8.04%
Ivory Coast % 22.2% 23.4% 24.0% 24.5% 25.0%
Liberia % 19.6% 19.8% 19.9% 20.0% 19.9%
Mali % 9.79% 9.57% 9.44% 9.28% 9.44%
Mauritania % 43.2% 43.6% 43.5% 43.2% 43.9%
Niger % 9.73% 9.80% 9.83% 9.85% 9.89%
Senegal % 30.7% 31.5% 32.4% 33.4% 33.6%
Sierra Leone % 10.6% 11.1% 11.1% 10.7% 10.8%