Which Country Has the Most Workers in Industry?

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2019
Labour | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2019, Qatar ranked the highest in Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) with 54.4% followed by Turkmenistan and Lesotho. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with 1.47%, Chad with 2.10% and Somalia with 3.58%.

Average Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 23.0% in 2019 in the World. This is 0.232 % less than in the previous year and 3.39 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached an all time high of 23.4% in 2014 and an all time low of 20.3% in 2002. The average annual growth amounted to 0.231 % 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Bahrain % 35.2% 35.2% 35.3% 35.5% 35.3%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 30.0% 30.6% 31.3% 31.7% 32.1%
Burkina Faso % 31.6% 32.0% 32.5% 33.0% 33.4%
Czech Republic % 38.0% 38.0% 38.1% 38.1% 37.5%
Hungary % 30.5% 30.3% 30.4% 31.5% 32.4%
Lesotho % 42.9% 42.9% 42.9% 42.4% 42.3%
Oman % 34.5% 33.6% 33.8% 33.1% 33.0%
Palestine % 28.0% 28.7% 30.2% 30.9% 31.3%
Poland % 30.5% 30.5% 31.4% 31.7% 31.8%
Qatar % 52.9% 54.1% 54.6% 54.5% 54.5%
Slovakia % 35.4% 36.1% 36.5% 37.2% 36.5%
Slovenia % 30.9% 32.0% 33.2% 33.3% 33.3%
Tunisia % 33.5% 33.3% 33.0% 32.8% 32.7%
Turkmenistan % 41.0% 41.2% 41.7% 41.9% 42.2%
United Arab Emirates % 35.6% 35.7% 35.2% 34.6% 34.6%