Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) reached 20.5 % in 2019 in Papua New Guinea. This is 0.543 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 20.6 % in 2020 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Australia amounted to 83.6 %, 48.5 % in Indonesia, 82.0 % in New Zealand and 63.7 % in Philippines in 2019.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 152nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed), 4 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.