Which Country Has the Most Workers in Industry?

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2018, Qatar ranked the highest in Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) with 54.5% followed by Czech Republic and Slovakia. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with 2.09%, Chad with 3.05% and Papua New Guinea with 4.97%.

Average Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 22.9% in 2018 in the World. This is 5.56 % more than in the previous year and 2.77 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached an all time high of 23.2% in 2014 and an all time low of 21.0% in 2002. The average annual growth amounted to 0.206 % since 1962.

Data for more countries are available at Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) indicator page.

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 31.0% 31.1% 31.2% 31.1% 31.2%
Bahrain % 35.3% 35.1% 35.0% 35.2% 35.3%
Belarus % 31.2% 31.3% 31.3% 31.1% 31.5%
Burkina Faso % 26.2% 28.6% 31.6% 31.5% 32.3%
Czech Republic % 38.1% 37.5% 38.0% 38.0% 38.1%
Hungary % 29.8% 29.9% 30.5% 30.3% 30.4%
Iran % 33.2% 33.5% 33.8% 32.5% 31.9%
Oman % 36.8% 36.6% 36.4% 36.5% 36.3%
Palestine % 27.0% 28.4% 28.4% 29.2% 30.6%
Poland % 30.4% 30.5% 30.5% 30.5% 31.4%
Qatar % 51.8% 51.7% 53.0% 54.1% 54.6%
Slovakia % 37.5% 35.8% 35.4% 36.1% 36.5%
Slovenia % 31.0% 31.0% 30.9% 32.0% 33.2%
Tunisia % 33.1% 33.4% 33.5% 33.3% 33.0%
Turkmenistan % 33.6% 33.6% 33.7% 33.7% 33.7%