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The Official Journal of the Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAPAIOS)

Table 5 Key sector analysis in terms of employment, not weighted by sector size

From: Key Sectors of the Namibian Economy

Sector Backward multiplier Backward coefficient of variation Forward multiplier Forward coefficient of variation
Commercial agriculture: Cereal crops * 3.2270 1.4408 2.8142 1.5707
Commercial agriculture: Other crops * 3.0944 1.5084 2.7570 1.6132
Commercial agriculture: Animal products * 3.0798 1.4688 2.7692 1.5568
Traditional agriculture * 3.0264 1.4939 2.5800 1.6718
Fishing 0.6739 1.0451 0.4292 1.4909
Mining 0.3461 0.7048 0.2437 0.6628
Meat processing 2.0295 1.2449 0.1635 1.1028
Fish processing 0.4672 0.7652 0.1068 1.6427
Grain milling 1.4342 1.1961 0.3719 1.0087
Manufacture of beverages and other food processing 0.6414 0.7150 0.4343 0.6388
Manufacture of textiles 0.4369 0.8062 0.4736 0.6431
Manufacture of wood products and furniture 0.7928 0.8047 0.5346 0.6109
Manufacture of paper, printing and publishing 0.6086 0.9439 1.0412 0.8876
Manufacture of chemicals, rubber and plastic 0.6380 0.9526 1.4410 0.5253
Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 0.5466 0.8230 0.2444 0.8374
Manufacture of basic metals 0.4370 0.6266 0.1249 1.4031
Manufacture of fabricated metal products and machinery 0.7191 1.0582 1.4880 0.5281
Electricity 0.4347 1.2661 0.7141 0.7971
Water 0.5030 1.1890 0.5693 1.0186
Construction 0.8525 0.8577 0.4596 1.3932
Trade and repairs 0.8987 1.3361 0.9173 1.2477
Hotels and restaurants 1.0384 1.0394 0.7331 1.3966
Transport 0.6175 0.8208 2.2011 0.7732
Communication 0.4944 1.0095 1.5338 0.8519
Finance and insurance 0.6344 0.8503 1.7314 0.8413
Market real estate and business services 0.3843 0.8830 2.4098 0.8247
Other private social services 0.7958 1.0144 0.5749 1.3212
Government services 0.5439 1.1627 0.3851 1.5680
  1. *Key sectors are highlighted in bold