The manufacturing sector created approximately 1.5 million new jobs in the last 10 years, increasing its share of the kingdom’s employed population from 8.5% in 2008 to 18.8% in 2019.
Not to be outdone, the service industry added about 1 million new jobs in the same period, raising its share from 19.2% in 2008 to 26.5% in 2019. The 2019 census report also showed the percentage of agriculture jobs in the employed population falling from 73.3% in 2008 to 54.7% by 2019.
Cambodia’s total population increased by 2.16 million to 15.55 million as of March 2019 from 13.39 million in 2008, according to the report by the Ministry of Planning.
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