Which EU Country Employes Most People in Agriculture?

Total Labour Force in Agriculture ('000), 2016
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2016, Poland ranked the highest in labour force in agriculture with 1,937 '000 followed by Romania and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 3.45 '000, Iceland with 3.78 '000 and Malta with 5.04 '000.

Data for more countries are available at Total Labour Force in Agriculture indicator page.

Total Labour Force in Agriculture Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria '000 127 126 125 124 122
Bulgaria '000 407 376 347 321 298
Croatia '000 202 199 202 196 190
Czech Republic '000 109 106 106 105 105
France '000 809 800 788 781 775
Germany '000 522 518 514 503 504
Hungary '000 444 437 433 444 463
Ireland '000 166 166 165 164 164
Italy '000 1,164 1,123 1,094 1,078 1,095
Lithuania '000 143 143 145 145 150
Netherlands '000 150 149 147 148 146
Poland '000 1,915 1,915 1,915 1,937 1,937
Portugal '000 309 299 296 281 265
Romania '000 1,639 1,532 1,573 1,564 1,433
Spain '000 964 903 890 842 824