Lesotho - Employment in agriculture

Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Lesotho was 27.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 65.30 in 1999, while its lowest value was 27.50 in 2017.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 51.30
1992 51.00
1993 49.80
1994 48.90
1995 47.40
1996 48.20
1997 43.90
1998 55.50
1999 65.30
2000 57.70
2001 53.50
2002 49.50
2003 47.50
2004 42.60
2005 39.30
2006 36.20
2007 32.90
2008 28.80
2009 29.00
2010 29.10
2011 29.70
2012 28.80
2013 29.40
2014 29.20
2015 28.40
2016 28.20
2017 27.50

Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Lesotho was 48.80 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 78.30 in 1999, while its lowest value was 48.80 in 2017.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 72.00
1992 71.40
1993 71.20
1994 69.30
1995 69.30
1996 68.90
1997 65.50
1998 73.30
1999 78.30
2000 75.90
2001 72.60
2002 71.10
2003 69.50
2004 66.40
2005 63.00
2006 61.30
2007 57.80
2008 53.00
2009 52.60
2010 51.80
2011 52.00
2012 51.10
2013 50.40
2014 50.40
2015 49.70
2016 49.30
2017 48.80

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Lesotho was 39.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 72.40 in 1999, while its lowest value was 39.70 in 2017.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 62.50
1992 62.20
1993 61.30
1994 59.90
1995 60.00
1996 59.30
1997 56.60
1998 65.60
1999 72.40
2000 67.40
2001 64.60
2002 61.60
2003 59.30
2004 56.20
2005 53.20
2006 49.90
2007 46.50
2008 42.10
2009 42.10
2010 42.00
2011 42.10
2012 41.30
2013 41.10
2014 41.20
2015 40.60
2016 40.30
2017 39.70

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity