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List of countries by sector composition of the labor force

This is a List of countries by sector composition of the labor force mostly based on The World Factbook [1] [2].

Rank Country/Region Labour force Date of
information
Agriculture Industry Service Date of
information
 World 3,262,200,000 2010 est. 36.6% 21.4% 41.9% 2006
1  China 816,200,000 2011 est. 38.1% 27.8% 34.1% 2008 est.
2  India 487,000,000 2011 est. 52% 14% 34% 2009 est.
 European Union 228,400,000 2011 est. 4.7% 28.7% 66.6% 2010 est.
3  United States 153,400,000 2011 est. 0.7% 20.3% 79.1% 2009
4  Indonesia 117,000,000 2011 est. 38.3% 12.8% 48.9% 2010 est.
5  Brazil 104,300,000 2011 est. 20% 14% 66% 2003 est.
6  Bangladesh 75,420,000 2011 est. 45% 30% 25% 2008
7  Russia 75,410,000 2011 est. 9.8% 27.5% 62.7% 2010
8  Japan 62,740,000 2011 est. 3.9% 26.2% 69.8% 2010 est.
9  Pakistan 57,890,000 2011 est. 43% 20.3% 36.6% 2005 est.
10  Nigeria 51,530,000 2011 est. 70% 10% 20% 1999 est.
11  Vietnam 48,230,000 2011 est. 53.9% 20.3% 25.8% 2009
12  Mexico 47,770,000 2011 est. 13.7% 23.4% 62.9% 2005
13  Germany 43,590,000 2011 est. 2.4% 29.7% 67.8% 2005
14  Philippines 39,810,000 2011 est. 33% 15% 52% 2010 est.
15  Thailand 39,280,000 2007 42.4% 19.7% 37.9% 2008 est.
16  Ethiopia 37,900,000 2011 est. 85% 5% 10% 2009 est.
17  United Kingdom 31,760,000 2011 est. 1.4% 18.2% 80.4% 2006 est.
18  Burma 32,530,000 2011 est. 70% 7% 23% 2001
19  France 29,560,000 2011 est. 3.8% 24.3% 71.8% 2005
20  Egypt 27,740,000 2011 est. 32% 17% 51% 2001 est.
21  Turkey 26,460,000 2011 est. 25.5% 26.2% 48.4% 2010
22  Iran 26,370,000 2011 est. 25% 31% 45% June 2007
23  Italy 25,000,000 2011 est. 4.2% 30.7% 65.1% 2005
24  South Korea 25,090,000 2011 est. 7% 23.6% 69.4% 2011 est.
25  Democratic Republic of the Congo 34,790,000 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A -
26  Spain 23,130,000 2011 est. 4.2% 24% 71.7% 2009 est.
27  Tanzania 24,060,000 2011 est. 80% industry & services 20% 20% 2002 est.
28  Ukraine 22,090,000 2011 est. 15.8% 18.5% 65.7% 2008
29  Colombia 22,500,000 2011 est. 18% 13% 68% 2010 est.
30  North Korea 12,200,000 2011 est. 35% industry & services 65% 65% 2008
31  Canada 18,680,000 2011 est. 2% 15% 83% 2006 est.
32    Nepal 18,000,000 2009 est. 75% 7% 18% 2010 est.
33  Kenya 18,390,000 2011 est. 75% industry & services 65% 65% 2008 est.
34  South Africa 17,670,000 2011 est. 9% 26% 65% 2007 est.
35  Poland 17,930,000 2011 est. 17.4% 29.2% 53.4% 2005
36  Argentina 16,760,000 2011 est. 5% 23% 72% 2009 est.
37  Uzbekistan 16,280,000 2011 est. 44% 20% 36% 1995
38  Uganda 16,020,000 2011 est. 82% 5% 13% 1999 est.
39  Afghanistan 15,000,000 2004 est. 78.6% 5.7% 15.7% FY08/09 est.
40  Venezuela 13,440,000 2011 est. 13% 23% 64% 1997 est.
41  Sudan 11,920,000 2007 est. 80% 7% 13% 1998 est.
42  Morocco 11,600,000 2011 est. 44.6% 19.8% 35.5% 2006 est.
43  Australia 12,020,000 2011 est. 3.6% 21.1% 75% 2009 est.
44  Malaysia 11,900,000 2011 est. 13% 36% 51% 2005 est.
45  Taiwan 11,160,000 2011 est. 5.2% 35.9% 58.8% 2010 est.
46  Ghana 10,770,000 2011 est. 56% 15% 29% 2005 est.
47  Peru 10,800,000 2011 est. 0.7% 23.8% 75.5% 2005
48  Mozambique 9,973,000 2011 est. 81% 6% 13% 1997 est.
49  Algeria 11,130,000 2011 est. 14% 13.4% 72.6% 2003 est.
50  Madagascar 9,504,000 2007 - - - -
51  Romania 9,252,000 2011 est. 29.7% 23.2% 47.1% 2006
52  Kazakhstan 8,733,000 2011 est. 28.2% 18.2% 53.6% 2010
53  Cambodia 8,800,000 2010 est. 57.6% 15.9% 26.5% 2009 est.
54  Netherlands 7,785,000 2011 est. 2% 18% 80% 2005 est.
55  Iraq 8,900,000 2010 est. 21.6% 18.7% 59.8% 2008 est.
56  Sri Lanka 8,100,000 2009 est. 32.7% 24.2% 43.1% December 2010 est.
57  Angola 8,240,000 2011 est. 85% industry & services 15% 15% 2003 est.
58  Côte d'Ivoire 7,463,000 2009 est. 68% N/A N/A 2007 est.
59  Chile 8,047,000 2011 est. 13.2% 23% 63.9% 2005
60  Cameroon 8,094,000 2011 est. 70% 13% 17% 2001 est.
61  Saudi Arabia 7,630,000 2011 est. 6.7% 21.4% 71.9% 2005 est.
62  Burkina Faso 6,668,000 2007 90% industry & services 10% 10% 2000
63  Yemen 7,030,000 2011 est. - - - -
64  Syria 5,640,000 2011 est. 17% 16% 67% 2008 est.
65  Malawi 5,747,000 2007 est. 90% industry & services 10% 10% 2003 est.
66  Portugal 5,528,000 2011 est. 11.7% 28.5% 59.8% (2009 est.
67  Senegal 5,681,000 2011 est. 77.5% industry & services 22.5% 22.5% 2007 est.
68  Zambia 5,570,000 2011 est. 85% 6% 9% 2004
69  Czech Republic 5,545,000 2011 est. 3.1% 38.6% 58.3% 2009
70  Belgium 5,071,000 2011 est. 2% 25% 73% 2007 est.
71  Greece 4,972,000 2011 est. 12.4% 22.4% 65.1% 2005 est.
72  Cuba 5,153,000 2011 est. 20% 19.4% 60.6% 2005
73  Sweden 5,011,000 2011 est. 1.1% 28.2% 70.7% 2008 est.
74  Belarus 5,000,000 2009 14% 34.7% 51.3% 2003 est.
75  Ecuador 4,673,000 2011 est. 8.3% 21.2% 70.4% 2005
76  Niger 4,688,000 2007 90% 6% 4% 1995
77  Bolivia 4,697,000 2011 est. 40% 17% 43% 2006 est.
78  Rwanda 4,446,000 2007 90% industry & services 10% 10% 2000
79  Dominican Republic 4,732,000 2011 est. 14.6% 22.3% 63.1% 2005
80  Guinea 4,392,000 2007 est. 76% industry & services 24% 24% 2006 est.
81  Azerbaijan 6,119,000 2011 est. 38.3% 12.1% 49.6% 2008
82  Chad 4,293,000 2007 80% industry & services 20% 20% 2006 est.
83  Burundi 4,245,000 2007 93.6% 2.3% 4.1% 2002 est.
84  Hungary 4,238,000 2011 est. 4.7% 30.9% 64.4% 2010
85  Guatemala 4,249,000 2011 est. 50% 15% 35% 1999 est.
86   Switzerland 4,270,000 2011 est. 3.4% 23.4% 73.2% 2010
87  Zimbabwe 3,856,000 2011 est 66% 10% 24% 1996
88  Tunisia 3,904,000 2011 est. 25.5% 26.2% 48.4% 2010
89  Papua New Guinea 3,896,000 2011 est. 85% N/A N/A 2005 est
90  Austria 3,663,000 2011 est. 5.5% 27.5% 67% 2009 est.
91  Hong Kong 3,701,000 2011 est. N/A 4.7% 95.3% 2010 est.
92  Benin 3,662,000 2007 est. - - - -
93  Haiti 4,810,000 2010 38.1% 11.5% 50.4% 2010
94  Somalia 3,447,000 2007 71% industry & services 29% 29% 1975
95  Mali 3,241,000 2007 est. 80% industry & services 20% 20% 2005 est.
96  Bulgaria 2,533,000 2011 est. 7.1% 35.2% 57.7% 2009
97  United Arab Emirates 4,111,000 2011 est. 7% 15% 78% 2000 est.
98  Honduras 3,463,000 2011 est. 39.2% 20.9% 39.8% 2005 est.
99  Singapore 3,212,000 2011 est. 0.1% 30.2% 69.7% 2010
100  Israel 3,227,000 2011 est. 2% 16% 82% September 2008
101  Paraguay 3,085,000 2011 est. 26.5% 18.5% 55% 2008
102  Serbia 3,350,000 2011 est. 23.9% 20.5% 55.6% October 2009
103  El Salvador 2,577,000 2011 est. 19% 23% 58% 2006 est.
104  Denmark 2,857,000 2011 est. 2.5% 20.2% 77.3% 2005 est.
105  Kyrgyzstan 2,344,000 2007 48% 12.5% 39.5% 2005 est.
106  Norway 2,617,000 2011 est. 2.9% 21.1% 76% 2008
107  Finland 2,676,000 2011 4.9% 16.7% 78.4% 2009
108  Nicaragua 2,885,000 2011 est. 28% 19% 53% 2010 est.
109  Ireland 2,112,000 2011 est. 5% 20% 76% 2010 est.
110  New Zealand 2,353,000 2011 est. 7% 19% 74% 2006 est.
111  Slovakia 2,713,000 2011 est. 3.5% 27% 69.4% December 2009
112  Kuwait 2,243,000 2011 est. N/A N/A N/A -
113  Laos 3,690,000 2010 est. 75.1% N/A N/A 2010 est.
114  Tajikistan 2,100,000 2008 49.8% 12.8% 37.4% 2009 est.
115  Turkmenistan 2,100,000 2009 est. 48.2% 14% 37.8% 2004 est.
116  Georgia 1,918,000 2007 est. 55.6% 8.9% 35.5% 2006 est.
117  Costa Rica 2,093,000 2011 est. 14% 22% 64% 2006 est.
118  Libya 1,160,000 2011 est. 17% 23% 59% 2004 est.
119  Central African Republic 1,926,000 2007 - - - -
120  Croatia 1,721,000 2011 5% 31.3% 63.6% 2008
121  Uruguay 1,639,000 2011 est. 13% 14% 73% 2010 est.
122  Jordan 1,771,000 2011 est. 2.7% 20% 77.4% 2007 est.
123  Lithuania 1,618,000 2011 est. 14% 29.1% 56.9% 2005
124  Panama 1,525,000 2011 est. 17.6% 8.8% 73.6% 2009 est.
125  Sierra Leone 2,207,000 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A
126  Moldova 1,244,000 2011 est. 40.6% 16% 43.3% 2005
127  Togo 2,595,000 2007 65% 5% 30% 1998 est.
128  Puerto Rico 1,479,000 2007 2.1% 19% 79% 2005
129  Jamaica 1,324,000 2011 est. 17% 19% 64% 2006
130  Armenia 1,481,000 2007 est. 46.2% 15.6% 38.2% 2006 est.
131  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,074,000 2016 18.0% 31.3% 50.8% 2016 [3]
132  Latvia 1,169,000 2011 est. 12.1% 25.8% 61.8% 2005 est.
133  Qatar 1,320,000 2011 est. - - - -
134  Lebanon 1,481,000 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A -
135  Albania 1,053,000 2010 est. 47.8% 23% 29.2% September 2010 est.
136  Mongolia 1,068,000 2008 34% 5% 61% 2008
137  Oman 968,800 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A -
138  Slovenia 938,700 2011 est. 2.2% 35% 62.8% 2009
139  Macedonia 938,000 2011 est. 19.9% 22.1% 58% September 2010
140  Lesotho 938,000 2007 est. 86% industry & services 14% 14% 2002 est.
141  Mauritania 1,318,000 2007 50% 10% 40% 2001 est.
142  Estonia 685,400 2011 est. 2.8% 22.7% 74.5% 2008
143  Namibia 803,700 2011 est. 16.3% 22.4% 61.3% 2008 est.
144  Trinidad and Tobago 636,800 2011 est. 3.8% 12.8% 83.4% 2007 est.
 West Bank 745,600 2011 16.1% 28.4% 55.5% 2010 est.
145  Gabon 728,100 2011 est. 60% 15% 25% 2000 est.
146  Mauritius 607,400 2011 est. 9% 30% 61% 2007
147  Guinea-Bissau 632,700 2007 82% industry & services 18% 18% 2000 est.
148  Bahrain 672,500 2011 est 1% 79% 20% 1997 est.
149  Guyana 333,900 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A -
150  Cyprus 411,300 2011 est. 8.5% 20.5% 71% 2006 est.
151  Gambia 777,100 2007 75% 19% 6% 1996
 Macau 330,900 2010 est. - 4.3% 95.7% 2010
152  Swaziland 457,900 2007 70% N/A N/A -
153  Botswana 1,225,000 2009 est. N/A N/A N/A -
154  Djibouti 351,700 2007 N/A N/A N/A -
 Gaza Strip 348,200 2010 5.1% 15.6% 79.3% 2010 est.
155  Montenegro 259,100 2004 2% 30% 68% 2004 est.
156  Solomon Islands 202,500 2007 75% 5% 20% 2000 est.
157  Luxembourg 207,500 2011 est. 2.2% 17.2% 80.6% 2007 est.
158  Brunei 188,800 2008 est. 4.2% 62.8% 33% 2008 est.
159  Bahamas 184,000 2008 5% 5% 90% 2005 est.
160  Malta 265,200 2010 1.3% 24.8% 73.9% 2010
161  Iceland 183,200 2011 est. 4.8% 22.2% 73% 2008
162  Suriname 165,600 2007 8% 14% 78% 2004
163  Comoros 268,500 2007 est. 80% industry & services 20% 20% 1996 est.
164  Maldives 110,000 2010 11% 23% 65% 2006 est.
165  Barbados 175,000 2007 est. 10% 15% 75% 1996 est.
166  Cape Verde 196,100 2007 - - - -
167  Fiji 335,000 2007 est. 70% industry & services 30% 30% 2001 est.
 French Polynesia 116,000 2007 13% 19% 68% 2002
168  Belize 120,500 2008 est. - - - -
169  Samoa 66,270 2007 est. N/A N/A N/A -
 Netherlands Antilles 83,600 2005 1% 15% 84% 2007 est.
 New Caledonia 102,600 2007 20% 20% 60% 2002
170  Vanuatu 115,900 2007 65% 5% 30% 2000 est.
171  Guam 82,950 2007 est. 26% 10% 64% 2004 est.
 Jersey 53,560 June 2006 - - - -
 Mayotte 44,560 2002 - - - -
172  Monaco 49,300 2010 est. - - - -
 U.S. Virgin Islands 49,820 2007 est. 1% 19% 80% 2003 est.
173  Saint Lucia 79,700 2007 est. 21.7% 24.7% 53.6% 2002 est.
174  Grenada 42,300 1996 24% 14% 62% 1999 est.
175  Andorra 38,220 2010 0.4% 4.7% 94.9% 2010
176  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 57,520 2007 est. 26% 17% 57% 1980 est.
177  Aruba 41,500 2004 est. N/A N/A N/A -
 Isle of Man 41,790 2006 2% 6% 92% 2006
178  Seychelles 39,560 2006 3% 23% 74% 2006
 Northern Mariana Islands 38,450 2005 est. N/A N/A N/A -
179  Bermuda 38,360 2004 3% 17% 80% 2004 est.
180  Sao Tome and Principe 35,050 1991 N/A N/A N/A -
181  Tonga 39,960 2007 65% 5% 30% 1998 est.
182  Greenland 28,240 January 2009 4.9% 31.9% 63.2% 2007 est.
 Guernsey 31,470 March 2006 - - - -
183  Liechtenstein 31,000 31 December 2006 1.5% 43.5% 55% December 2006
184  Antigua and Barbuda 30,000 1991 7% 11% 82% 1983
185  Dominica 25,000 2000 est. 40% 32% 28% 2000 est.
 Faroe Islands 34,680 November 2008 10.2% 20.5% 69.2% 2008
 Cayman Islands 23,450 2004 1.9% 19.1% 79% 2008 est.
186  San Marino 22,950 2008 0.2% 36.3% 63.5% June 2010 est.
187  Saint Kitts and Nevis 18,170 June 1995 - - - -
 American Samoa 17,630 June 2010 34% 33% 33% 1990
188  Micronesia 16,360 2008 - - - -
189  Marshall Islands 14,680 2000 21.4% 20.9% 57.7% 2000
 British Virgin Islands 12,770 2004 0.6% 40% 59.4% 2005
 Gibraltar 12,690 2001 N/A 40% 60% 2001
 Western Sahara 144,000 2010 est. 50% industry & services 50% 50% 2005 est.
190  Palau 9,777 2005 20% N/A N/A 1990
191  Kiribati 7,870 2001 est. 2.7% 32% 65.3% 2000
 Cook Islands 6,820 2001 29% 15% 56% 2006 est.
 Anguilla 6,049 2001 4% 3% 92% 2000 est.
 Turks and Caicos Islands 4,848 1990 est. 20% - 33% -
 Montserrat 4,521 2000 est. - - - -
192  Tuvalu 3,615 2004 est. - - - -
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3,450 2005 18% 41% 41% 1996 est.
 Wallis and Futuna 3,104 2003 80% 4% 16% 2001 est.
 Saint Helena 2,486 1998 est. 6% 48% 46% 1987 est.
 Falkland Islands 1,724 1996 95% industry & services 5% 5% 1996
193  Niue 663 2001 - - - -
 Tokelau 440 2001 - - - -
 Pitcairn Islands 15 2004 - - - -

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