Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed)
Definition: Wage 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.
Description: The map below shows how Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employed) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Qatar, with a value of 99.30. The country with the lowest value in the world is Suriname, with a value of 2.90.
Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.
Aggregation method: Weighted average