Table 4.4 shows employed population 15 years and older by Industry and sex. Agriculture, forestry and fishing have the highest percentage (85.8%), followed by wholesale and retail: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycle (4.7%). For the sexes, almost 9 in every 10 of the males (87.7%) work in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector, followed by those in wholesale and retail (4.0%). A small proportion (2.0%) of the employed persons is in the manufacturing and transportation and storage (1.5%) industry. There are no females in the transportation and storage sector; this is an indication of male dominance in the sector. The employed female population are found in four major industries namely, agriculture, forestry and fishing (83.2%) and wholesale and retail (5.4 percent). The rest are manufacturing (4.4%) and other service activities (2.9%).


Employment Status

Table shows the population 15 years and older by employment status and sex. Majority of the employed population in the district are self-employed without employees (60.7%), 19.5 percent are contributing family workers, 8.0 percent are employees and 5.4 are casual workers. For the male population, self-employed without employee(s) recorded a higher proportion of 65 percent compared to 55.4 percent by the females. This is followed by contributing family worker 11.8 percent and employees 11.1 percent for males. Contributing family worker is the second highest for the female population, followed by casual workers.

   Employment sector

Table 4.6 shows the employed population 15 years and older by employment sector and sex. The largest proportion of the employed population is working in the private informal sector (95.4%), followed by private formal (2.2%) and public (government) (2.1%) sectors. A few are working with the Non-governmental organizations (local and international).



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