5.8: Employment in establishments by industry , 2007
                       
Industry Republic   Male   Atolls
Total locals Foreigners   Total locals Foreigners   Total locals Foreigners
Total 191,515 145,457 46,058   70,580 47,748 22,832   120,935 97,709 23,226
Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry 9,940 9,603 336   21 9 12   9,919 9,595 324
 Fishing  13,648 13,504 144   330 200 130   13,318 13,304 14
 Mining and Quarrying  271 265 6   0 0 0   271 265 6
 Manufacturing  35,018 28,682 6,336   7,662 4,898 2,764   27,356 23,784 3,573
 Electricity, Gas and Water suppy  1,638 1,627 11   915 905 10   723 722 1
 Construction  18,500 10,046 8,454   7,714 1,974 5,740   10,786 8,072 2,714
 Wholesale and retail trade  37,151 30,118 7,033   17,155 11,657 5,498   19,996 18,461 1,535
 Hotels and Restaurants  31,108 15,892 15,216   7,460 3,241 4,220   23,648 12,651 10,997
 Transport, Storage and Communication  20,805 19,417 1,389   16,757 15,468 1,289   4,048 3,949 99
 Financial intermediation  1,122 1,072 50   1,122 1,072 50   0 0 0
 Real estate, Renting and Business activities  5,964 4,846 1,118   5,377 4,273 1,105   587 574 13
 Other Business activities  357 266 91   357 266 91   0 0 0
 Education  4,387 3,854 533   1,926 1,454 472   2,462 2,400 62
 Health and Social work  1,877 1,071 806   1,794 994 800   83 77 6
 Other Community, Social and Personal service activities  9,686 5,168 4,518   1,989 1,337 651   7,697 3,830 3,867
 Private households with employed persons  42 26 16   0 0 0   42 26 16
                       
Source: Economic Survey 2007 / Department of National Planning