Employment by economic sector in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

The statistic shows the distribution of employment in Latin America and the Caribbean by economic sector from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, approximately 13.95 percent of the employees in Latin America and the Caribbean were working in the agricultural sector, 21.03 percent in industry and about 65.02 percent in the service sector.

Latin America and the Caribbean: Distribution of employment by economic sector from 2008 to 2018

AgricultureIndustryServices
201813.95%21.03%65.02%
201714.03%21.07%64.9%
201614.14%21.22%64.64%
201514.17%21.65%64.18%
201414.37%21.83%63.81%
201314.66%21.65%63.69%
201215.01%21.75%63.24%
201116.53%21.36%62.11%
201016.83%21.44%61.73%
200917.16%21.48%61.36%
200817.19%22.13%60.68%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The figures might not add up due to rounding.

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