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factory owners, Underemployment, clothing manufacturing, largest employer, factory workers

In 2000 Cambodia had a labor force of 6.3 million. Agriculture was the largest employer, engaging 75 percent of the workers. It is followed by services (21 percent) and industry (5 percent). Underemployment in urban areas is high, and working conditions in developing industries, such as clothing manufacturing, are poor. Efforts to unionize factory workers have encountered significant opposition from factory owners.



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factory owners, Underemployment, clothing manufacturing, largest employer, factory workers, labor force, Cambodia, urban areas, Agriculture, percent, industry, services, conditions

 
 

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