Agriculture as a share of GDP As countries develop, the share of the population working in agriculture declines. While more than 2/3 of the population in poor countries work in agriculture, less than 5% of the population do so in very advanced economies. What accounts for this disparity is that agricultural productivity is much higher in advanced economies, compared to poorer economies. In addition, industry is more diversified, more robust and also more efficient in advanced economies. In this connection, 1- In which of the following countries is agriculture as a percent of GDP NOT less than 3 percent? A. Germany B. Russia C. The United Kingdom, and D. The United States of America 2-In which of the following African countries is agriculture as a share of GDP lower than 5 percent? A. Botswana B. Ghana, C. Kenya, D. Nigeria ANSWERS 1-Russia is the country in our list with an agriculture share of GDP NOT below 3 percent. 2-Botswana is the African country with an agriculture share of GDP that is less than 5 percent.
Posted: Aug 18th, 2015 @ 01:38:53 AM