Labor Force by Occupation

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Countries Included: All world countries, economic regions, geographical regions
Years Covered: From 1993 to 2014
Indicators: Over 50 indicators from our database of 1,000 are currently display by Econ Stats
Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International
Last Updated: 17th March 2015

As we have seen with Urbanization and GDP by Sector, poorer countries (who have less GDP Per Capita), such as India, have the majority of their population in the countryside working as farmers. As countries get richer, more and more of the population move to the cities - indeed hundreds of millions of Chinese and Indians have moved to cities this decade. The labor force will move from predominantly agricultural to predominantly manufacturing, factory-based laborers, as is the case in much of South East Asia. When economies develop further, the labor force shifts again, and will be services-based, working out of offices. This is the case in the US and Europe.

Labor Force by Occupation - Economic Statistics By Country
Economic Indicator Listing in Year 2015
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