Iran - Employment in agriculture

Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment)

Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) in Iran was 21.80 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 33.60 in 2005, while its lowest value was 16.70 in 1996.

Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1996 16.70
2005 33.60
2006 30.90
2007 33.10
2008 30.60
2009 30.50
2010 28.00
2014 21.80

Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment)

Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) in Iran was 17.20 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 23.90 in 1996, while its lowest value was 17.20 in 2014.

Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1996 23.90
2005 22.60
2006 21.30
2007 20.50
2008 19.30
2009 18.80
2010 17.50
2014 17.20

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) in Iran was 17.90 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 24.70 in 2005, while its lowest value was 7.00 in 1982.

Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1982 7.00
1996 23.00
2005 24.70
2006 23.20
2007 22.80
2008 21.20
2009 20.90
2010 19.20
2014 17.90

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity