The distribution of the employed population 15 years and older by industry and sex is presented in Table 4.4. Agriculture, (including forestry and fishing) is the major industry in Mpohor District employing (49.3%) of the employed population. Mining and quarrying, manufacturing and the educational sector is employing 13.3 percent, 12.3 percent and 2.3 percent respectively.

The Agricultural sector employs 50.2 percent followed by mining and quarrying (18.0%) of the employed male population. Furthermore, agricultural sector also employs 48.3 percent of the employed female population whiles the wholesale and retail sector including repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles employs 14.1 percent.


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