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Table 1 Number and proportion of Iranian workers in each economic sector according to sex*

From: Estimating the incidence of lung cancer attributable to occupational exposure in Iran

  Male Female
Sector No. Percent No. Percent
Agriculture 3062798 24.53 1827 0.27
Mining 115185 0.92 4014 0.59
Manufacturing 1968806 15.77 24000 3.54
Electrical 145239 1.16 4475 0.66
Construction 1634682 13.09 1413 0.21
Trade 1804143 14.45 4143 0.61
Transportation 955271 7.65 9258 1.37
Finance 139286 1.12 12111 1.79
Services 2662610 21.32 616228 90.96
Total 12488020 100 677469 100
  1. *based on the 1995 census, ILO 2006