Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) reached 76.6 % in 2018 in Trinidad and Tobago. This is 4.35 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Trinidad and Tobago reached an all time high of 80.0 % in 2006 and an all time low of 72.4 % in 1988. When compared to Trinidad and Tobago's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in Guyana amounted to 39.4 %, 83.0 % in Puerto Rico, 86.0 % in Suriname and 63.5 % in Venezuela in 2018.
Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked 59th 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.