Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) rose to 87.7% in Israel in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) (%)
Labour | Israel | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) reached 87.7 % in 2018 in Israel. This is 0.57 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Israel reached an all time high of 88.6 % in 2001 and an all time low of 87.2 % in 2016. When compared to Israel's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Egypt amounted to 68.2 %, 85.6 % in Jordan, 63.1 % in Lebanon and 61.0 % in Syria in 2018.

Israel has been ranked 28th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed), 3 places behind 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
Cyprus % 83.4% 82.4% 82.1% 85.1% 85.7%
Egypt % 62.5% 61.1% 60.8% 62.6% 69.2%
Iraq % 71.8% 71.8% 71.5% 71.0% 71.2%
Israel % 88.2% 88.4% 88.3% 88.1% 87.2%
Jordan % 85.4% 85.5% 85.5% 85.6% 85.5%
Lebanon % 63.1% 63.2% 63.2% 63.2% 62.9%
Libya % 93.4% 93.3% 93.3% 93.3% 93.3%
Saudi Arabia % 94.3% 94.7% 95.0% 95.2% 95.2%
Sudan % 53.0% 53.3% 53.4% 53.5% 53.8%
Syria % 61.9% 61.3% 61.0% 61.0% 61.0%
Turkey % 62.9% 64.1% 66.1% 67.1% 67.6%