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Labor > Self-employed, female > % of females employed: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Self-employed, female (% of females employed). Self employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, 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). Self employed workers include three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chad 98.1% 1993
2 Burundi 97.6% 1998
3 Mozambique 97% 2003
4 Sierra Leone 96.3% 2004
5 Malawi 96.1% 1987
6 Benin 95.8% 2003
7 Rwanda 95.6% 1996
8 Togo 94.3% 2006
9 Tanzania 93.9% 2006
=10 Ethiopia 93.5% 2005
=10 Burkina Faso 93.5% 2006
12 Equatorial Guinea 93.3% 1983
13 Uganda 92.5% 2003
14 Laos 92% 2005
15 Liberia 91.1% 2010
16 Zambia 91% 2000
17 Republic of the Congo 89.9% 2005
18 Niger 89.5% 2005
19 Madagascar 89.1% 2005
20 Mali 89% 2007
21 Cameroon 88.8% 2010
22 Ghana 88.5% 2010
23 Nepal 87.2% 2001
24 Bangladesh 86.7% 2005
25 Bhutan 85.7% 2012
26 India 85.5% 2010
27 Cote d'Ivoire 84.3% 2002
28 Senegal 84.1% 2001
29 Pakistan 77.9% 2008
30 Kenya 77.7% 1999
31 Haiti 77% 1990
32 Zimbabwe 76.9% 2002
33 Vanuatu 75.5% 2009
34 Vietnam 70.9% 2012
35 Cambodia 69.7% 2012
36 Djibouti 68.6% 1996
37 Indonesia 68.3% 2009
38 Bolivia 67.1% 2009
39 Morocco 65.9% 2008
40 Gabon 64.6% 2005
41 Lesotho 64.2% 1999
42 Azerbaijan 63% 2008
43 Albania 62.5% 2010
44 Georgia 62.4% 2012
45 Guatemala 60.8% 2004
46 Tonga 60.4% 2003
47 Honduras 58.7% 2010
48 Nicaragua 58.5% 2010
49 Thailand 57.4% 2012
50 Peru 56.4% 2012
51 Maldives 54.2% 2006
52 Colombia 53.6% 2012
=53 Mongolia 53.2% 2011
=53 Iran 53.2% 2008
55 Paraguay 52.5% 2012
56 Philippines 48.6% 2008
=57 El Salvador 48.3% 2012
=57 Kyrgyzstan 48.3% 2006
59 Egypt 48% 2010
60 Guyana 47.1% 1992
=61 Turkey 45.7% 2012
=61 Cape Verde 45.7% 2000
63 Namibia 44% 2012
=64 Ecuador 43.9% 2012
=64 Sri Lanka 43.9% 2012
66 Fiji 43.6% 2008
67 Yemen 42.2% 2010
68 Tajikistan 41.5% 2009
69 Botswana 41.4% 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 39.83% 2008
70 Venezuela 37.8% 2012
71 Mexico 34.8% 2011
72 Jamaica 32.8% 2012
73 Romania 32.6% 2012
74 Kazakhstan 31.6% 2012
75 Greece 31.5% 2012
76 Swaziland 30.9% 1997
77 Sao Tome and Principe 29.9% 1991
78 Armenia 29.6% 2011
79 Marshall Islands 29% 1999
Emerging markets average (profile) 28.94% 2009
80 Panama 28.7% 2012
81 Bosnia and Herzegovina 27.7% 2012
82 South Korea 26.4% 2011
83 Serbia 26.1% 2012
=84 Belize 26% 2005
=84 Chile 26% 2011
86 Algeria 25.6% 2011
87 Samoa 25.4% 2011
88 Brazil 25.1% 2009
89 Moldova 24.9% 2012
90 Uruguay 24.3% 2010
91 Dominican Republic 23.9% 2010
92 Dominica 23.8% 2001
93 Republic of Macedonia 23.5% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 23.24% 2009
94 Grenada 23.1% 1998
95 Malaysia 23% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 22.47% 2012
96 Tunisia 20.6% 2011
97 Costa Rica 20.2% 2012
98 Lebanon 20% 2009
=99 Ukraine 19.5% 2012
=99 Croatia 19.5% 2012
101 Poland 19.2% 2012
102 Argentina 18.8% 2012
103 Italy 18.3% 2012
104 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 17.65% 2008
105 Portugal 17.5% 2012
106 Mauritius 16.6% 2012
107 Trinidad and Tobago 15.9% 2005
Europe average (profile) 15.54% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 13.91% 2012
108 Kosovo 13.7% 2012
109 Czech Republic 13.4% 2012
110 Switzerland 13.1% 2012
111 Spain 13% 2012
112 South Africa 12.9% 2011
113 Slovenia 12.8% 2012
114 European Union 12.49% 2012
=115 New Zealand 12.4% 2011
=115 French Polynesia 12.4% 2007
117 Montenegro 12.3% 2012
European Union average (profile) 12.16% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.78% 2011
118 Netherlands 11.7% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 11.55% 2012
119 Suriname 11.1% 1998
=120 Cyprus 11% 2012
=120 Cuba 11% 2011
=122 Japan 10.9% 2011
=122 New Caledonia 10.9% 1996
124 Singapore 10.8% 2012
125 Austria 10.7% 2012
126 Belgium 10.5% 2012
127 Barbados 10.3% 2004
128 Slovakia 9.8% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 9.74% 2011
129 United Kingdom 9.7% 2012
130 Antigua and Barbuda 9.5% 2001
131 The Bahamas 9.4% 2011
132 Latvia 9.1% 2012
133 Lithuania 9% 2012
134 Finland 8.9% 2012
=135 Hungary 8.8% 2012
=135 Syria 8.8% 2011
=135 Bulgaria 8.8% 2012
=135 Puerto Rico 8.8% 2012
=139 Australia 8.6% 2011
=139 Saint Lucia 8.6% 2001
=141 Israel 8.3% 2011
=141 Iceland 8.3% 2012
=141 Germany 8.3% 2012
144 Luxembourg 8.1% 2012
145 Canada 8% 2011
=146 France 7.7% 2012
=146 Isle of Man 7.7% 2001
148 Ireland 7.5% 2012
149 San Marino 6.8% 2008
=150 Russia 6.7% 2008
=150 Malta 6.7% 2012
152 Seychelles 6.1% 1987
=153 Aruba 5.9% 2007
=153 Sweden 5.9% 2012
=155 Hong Kong 5.6% 2012
=155 Denmark 5.6% 2012
157 United States 5.5% 2011
158 Estonia 4.8% 2012
159 Cayman Islands 4.6% 2008
160 Macau 4.4% 2011
=161 Norway 4.1% 2012
=161 Oman 4.1% 2010
=163 Turks and Caicos Islands 3.9% 2007
=163 Jordan 3.9% 2012
=163 Brunei 3.9% 1991
166 Tuvalu 2.5% 2002
167 Belarus 2.4% 2009
168 Kuwait 2.2% 2011
169 Saudi Arabia 2% 1992
170 Bahrain 1.7% 2010
171 American Samoa 1.5% 1990
172 United Arab Emirates 1.4% 2009
173 Qatar 0.1% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Self-employed, female > % of females employed. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Self--employed,-female/%-of-females-employed

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