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forestry, fishing, figure, percent, agriculture

In 2000 the total labor force was 24 million. Of this figure, some 11 percent were engaged in agriculture, forestry, and fishing; 28 percent in industry; and 61 percent in services. Women make up 41 percent of the labor force. The principal labor organization is the Federation of Korean Trade Unions, with a membership of more than 1.8 million.

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