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Labor > Employers, total > % of employment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Employers, total (% of employment). Employers refers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bhutan 19.5% 2012
2 Egypt 14.7% 2010
3 Kosovo 8.5% 2012
4 Greece 7.2% 2012
5 Belize 7.1% 2005
6 Nicaragua 6.8% 2010
7 Italy 6.6% 2012
8 South Korea 6.5% 2008
=9 Jordan 6.2% 2012
=9 Switzerland 6.2% 2012
11 Singapore 6% 2012
12 Grenada 5.6% 1998
13 Paraguay 5.5% 2012
=14 Peru 5.4% 2012
=14 South Africa 5.4% 2011
16 Spain 5.3% 2012
=17 Hungary 5.2% 2012
=17 Cayman Islands 5.2% 2008
=19 Dominica 5% 2001
=19 Turkey 5% 2012
=19 Portugal 5% 2012
=19 New Zealand 5% 2008
=23 Mexico 4.9% 2008
=23 Ghana 4.9% 2010
=23 Iran 4.9% 2008
=26 Colombia 4.8% 2012
=26 Republic of Macedonia 4.8% 2012
=26 Bolivia 4.8% 2009
=29 Ireland 4.7% 2012
=29 Lebanon 4.7% 2009
=29 Austria 4.7% 2012
=29 Croatia 4.7% 2012
=29 Germany 4.7% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.55% 2008
=34 Isle of Man 4.5% 2001
=34 Israel 4.5% 2008
=34 Syria 4.5% 2011
=34 Aruba 4.5% 2007
=34 Yemen 4.5% 2010
=34 Uruguay 4.5% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 4.44% 2012
=40 France 4.4% 2012
=40 Trinidad and Tobago 4.4% 2005
=40 Guatemala 4.4% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.33% 2008
43 European Union 4.3% 2012
=44 Brazil 4.3% 2009
=44 Malta 4.3% 2012
=46 El Salvador 4.2% 2012
=46 Poland 4.2% 2012
=48 Cyprus 4.1% 2012
=48 Belgium 4.1% 2012
=48 Iceland 4.1% 2012
=48 Namibia 4.1% 2012
European Union average (profile) 4.08% 2012
=52 Finland 4% 2012
=52 Serbia 4% 2012
=52 Argentina 4% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 3.98% 2012
55 Latvia 3.9% 2012
Europe average (profile) 3.83% 2009
=56 Netherlands 3.8% 2012
=56 Malaysia 3.8% 2012
=56 Nepal 3.8% 2001
=56 Sweden 3.8% 2012
=60 Costa Rica 3.7% 2012
=60 Ecuador 3.7% 2012
=60 Philippines 3.7% 2012
=60 Botswana 3.7% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.68% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.67% 2004
=64 Mauritius 3.6% 2012
=64 Estonia 3.6% 2012
=64 Bulgaria 3.6% 2012
=64 Antigua and Barbuda 3.6% 2001
=68 Denmark 3.5% 2012
=68 Maldives 3.5% 2006
=70 Indonesia 3.4% 2011
=70 Slovenia 3.4% 2012
=70 United Arab Emirates 3.4% 2009
=70 Czech Republic 3.4% 2012
=70 Saint Lucia 3.4% 2001
=70 Mozambique 3.4% 2003
=70 Algeria 3.4% 2011
=77 Cameroon 3.3% 2010
=77 Hong Kong 3.3% 2012
=77 Venezuela 3.3% 2012
=80 Dominican Republic 3.2% 2010
=80 Luxembourg 3.2% 2012
=80 Jamaica 3.2% 2012
83 Macau 3.1% 2011
=84 Slovakia 3% 2012
=84 Azerbaijan 3% 2008
86 Chile 2.9% 2008
=87 Australia 2.8% 2008
=87 Sri Lanka 2.8% 2012
=89 Panama 2.7% 2012
=89 Vietnam 2.7% 2012
=89 Tunisia 2.7% 1994
=92 Thailand 2.6% 2012
=92 Morocco 2.6% 2012
=94 United Kingdom 2.5% 2012
=94 Cape Verde 2.5% 2000
=94 Japan 2.5% 2008
97 Honduras 2.4% 2010
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.3% 2008
=99 American Samoa 2.2% 1990
=99 Lithuania 2.2% 2012
=101 Madagascar 2.1% 2003
=101 Saudi Arabia 2.1% 1992
=101 Kazakhstan 2.1% 2012
104 Liberia 2% 2010
105 Tanzania 1.9% 2007
=106 Norway 1.8% 2012
=106 Bahrain 1.8% 2010
=106 Guam 1.8% 2002
=109 East Timor 1.7% 2010
=109 Tuvalu 1.7% 2002
111 Albania 1.6% 2010
=112 Swaziland 1.5% 1997
=112 Russia 1.5% 2008
=114 Vanuatu 1.4% 2009
=114 Fiji 1.4% 2008
=114 Samoa 1.4% 2011
117 Georgia 1.3% 2010
=118 Barbados 1.2% 2004
=118 Oman 1.2% 2010
=118 Mongolia 1.2% 2011
=118 Romania 1.2% 2012
=118 Seychelles 1.2% 1987
=118 Djibouti 1.2% 1996
=124 Republic of the Congo 1.1% 2005
=124 Gabon 1.1% 2005
=124 India 1.1% 2010
=124 Tonga 1.1% 2003
=124 Mali 1.1% 2006
=124 Belarus 1.1% 2009
=124 Kyrgyzstan 1.1% 2006
=131 Ukraine 1% 2012
=131 Brunei 1% 1991
=131 Marshall Islands 1% 1999
=131 Kuwait 1% 2011
=131 Zambia 1% 2005
136 Pakistan 0.9% 2008
=137 Burkina Faso 0.8% 2006
=137 Lesotho 0.8% 1999
139 Qatar 0.7% 2004
=140 Ethiopia 0.6% 2005
=140 Moldova 0.6% 2012
=140 Suriname 0.6% 1998
=140 Senegal 0.6% 1991
=140 Armenia 0.6% 2011
=140 Niger 0.6% 2005
=146 Zimbabwe 0.5% 2002
=146 Cote d'Ivoire 0.5% 2002
=146 Uganda 0.5% 2005
=149 Tajikistan 0.4% 2009
=149 Sao Tome and Principe 0.4% 1991
=151 Bangladesh 0.3% 2005
=151 Laos 0.3% 2005
153 Chad 0.2% 1993
=154 Rwanda 0.1% 1996
=154 Burundi 0.1% 2004
=156 Malawi 0.0 1987
=156 Cambodia 0.0 2012

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"Countries Compared by Labor > Employers, total > % of employment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Employers,-total/%-of-employment

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