Table 4.4 shows the proportions of employed males and females in the various industries in KNWD. Agriculture, including forestry and fishing industry, employs the largest percentage (81.0%) of the work force aged 15 years and older in KNWD. After agriculture, the next major industry, although employs a relatively lower proportion, is wholesale and retail; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles employing (5.0%), manufacturing (4.9%) and education (2.2%). A small proportion of the population works in other industries accounting for less than 2.0 percent each.
The proportion of employed male population aged 15 years and older in agriculture including forestry and fishing is 84.7 percent, 3.5 percent in wholesale and retail; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, 1.5 percent in manufacturing and 1.3 percent in transportation. Less than one percent of employed male population is in each of the other industries as can be seen from the table.
Presented in Table 4.5 is information on employed population 15 years and older by employment status and sex. The table shows that more than half (56.9%) of the population aged 15 years and older in KNWD are self-employed without employee(s), contributing family workers constitute 27.6 percent and those who are employees are 10.3 percent. A small proportion is self-employed with employees (2.0%), casual workers (1.3%), apprentice (1.1%), domestic employees (house helps) (0.5%), and others (0.1%). 42
For employed males and females aged 15 years and older, majority (more than half each) are self-employed without employee(s) (57.7% of males and 56.2% of females), followed by those who are contributing family workers (23.1% of males and 31.7% of females) with 13.9 percent of males and 7.1 percent of females being employees. The proportion of employed males who work as casual workers is 1.6 percent whereas that of females is 1.1 percent. The proportion of employed males who are self-employed with employee(s) is 2.1 percent and that of females is 1.9 percent.
Table 4.6 shows employed population aged 15 years and older by employment sector and sex in KNWD. The proportions of both sexes employed in public, private formal, private informal, semi-public/parastatal, NGOs and other international organisations are shown. From the table, majority (95.2%) of employed population aged 15 years and older work in the private informal sector, followed by those employed by government (public sector) (3.7%). The proportion of the population under consideration employed in the other sectors is less than 1.0 percent each.
Of all employed males aged 15 years and older, as high as 93.2 percent work in private informal sector while 5.6 percent work in the public sector. Those who work in the other sectors constitute less than 1.0 percent each. For employed women population aged 15 years and older, like the males, most of them (97.0%) work in private informal sector and only 1.9 percent in public sector. All other sectors contribute less than one percent each.
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