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Agricultural Men

Map No. 128

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This map of where the men who are farmers live and work shows a broadly similar distribution as the equivalent map for women. However a larger proportion of the male agricultural workers of the world are found in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, as compared to female. There 1.4 male agricultural workers to every female agricultural worker in the world.

The territory in which female agricultural workers made up the smallest percentage of the population, also had the second highest proportion of male agricultural workers. That territory is the United Arab Emirates. The populations of Singapore and Argentina have very low proportions of agricultural workers - both male and female.

"If I could live life again I would study. I would also continue to work in the fields. If you only study, then you forget that someone needs to grow things to eat and you can't eat money." Edgar, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide male agricultural workers living there.


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