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Labor > Employment > Percent of population are employers > Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of female self-reported employers (self-employed with paid employees), expressed as a percentage of the total female employed population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mali 78.4% 2004
2 Anguilla 21.7% 2001
3 Tunisia 19.3% 1989
4 Ukraine 18.9% 2005
5 South Africa 15.4% 2003
6 Canada 11.2% 2005
7 Lithuania 10.7% 2005
8 New Caledonia 10.4% 1996
9 Netherlands 8.2% 2005
10 United Kingdom 7.3% 2005
11 Puerto Rico 6.9% 2005
12 Egypt 4.7% 2004
=13 Belize 4.5% 2005
=13 Namibia 4.5% 2001
15 Ecuador 4.4% 2005
=16 Costa Rica 4.3% 2005
=16 New Zealand 4.3% 2005
18 Norway 4.2% 2005
19 Grenada 4.1% 1998
=20 Greece 4% 2005
=20 Denmark 4% 2005
=20 British Virgin Islands 4% 1991
23 Hungary 3.6% 2005
24 South Korea 3.5% 2005
=25 Switzerland 3.3% 2005
=25 Portugal 3.3% 2005
=25 Dominica 3.3% 2001
=25 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.3% 1991
=29 Colombia 3.1% 2005
=29 Spain 3.1% 2005
=29 Saint Lucia 3.1% 2000
32 Italy 3% 2005
=33 Peru 2.9% 2005
=33 Republic of Macedonia 2.9% 2005
=33 Dominican Republic 2.9% 2005
=36 Croatia 2.8% 2005
=36 Trinidad and Tobago 2.8% 2005
=36 Poland 2.8% 2005
=36 El Salvador 2.8% 2004
40 Iceland 2.7% 2005
41 Montserrat 2.6% 1991
=42 Brazil 2.5% 2004
=42 Paraguay 2.5% 2003
=42 Germany 2.5% 2003
=42 Nicaragua 2.5% 2003
=42 Antigua and Barbuda 2.5% 1991
=47 Ireland 2.4% 2005
=47 Australia 2.4% 2005
=47 Philippines 2.4% 2005
=47 Austria 2.4% 2005
=47 Argentina 2.4% 2005
=47 Guatemala 2.4% 2002
=47 Isle of Man 2.4% 2001
=54 Bulgaria 2.3% 2005
=54 Latvia 2.3% 2005
=54 Belgium 2.3% 2005
=54 Uruguay 2.3% 2005
=54 Botswana 2.3% 2003
=54 Honduras 2.3% 2003
=54 Venezuela 2.3% 2003
=61 Malta 2.2% 2005
=61 Singapore 2.2% 2004
=61 Bolivia 2.2% 2002
=64 Cyprus 2.1% 2005
=64 Slovenia 2.1% 2005
=66 Czech Republic 2% 2005
=66 Mexico 2% 2005
=66 France 2% 2005
=69 Hong Kong 1.8% 2005
=69 Slovakia 1.8% 2005
=69 Jamaica 1.8% 2005
=69 Algeria 1.8% 2003
=73 Panama 1.7% 2005
=73 Chile 1.7% 2005
=73 Madagascar 1.7% 2003
=73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.7% 2001
=77 Israel 1.5% 2005
=77 Macau 1.5% 2005
=77 Thailand 1.5% 2004
=77 Netherlands Antilles 1.5% 2000
81 Syria 1.4% 2001
=82 Estonia 1.3% 2005
=82 Swaziland 1.3% 1997
84 Malaysia 1.2% 2003
=85 Japan 1.1% 2005
=85 Cameroon 1.1% 2001
=85 Maldives 1.1% 2000
=88 Mauritius 1% 2005
=88 Russia 1% 2005
=88 Seychelles 1% 1987
=91 Romania 0.9% 2005
=91 Turkey 0.9% 2005
=91 Sri Lanka 0.9% 2003
=91 Iran 0.9% 1996
95 Kyrgyzstan 0.8% 2004
=96 Morocco 0.6% 2005
=96 Palestine 0.6% 2004
=96 Kazakhstan 0.6% 2004
=96 Oman 0.6% 2000
=100 Barbados 0.5% 2004
=100 Lesotho 0.5% 1997
=102 Georgia 0.4% 2005
=102 Mongolia 0.4% 2003
=102 Yemen 0.4% 1999
=102 Zambia 0.4% 1998
=102 Djibouti 0.4% 1991
=107 Moldova 0.3% 2005
=107 Vietnam 0.3% 2004
=107 Zimbabwe 0.3% 2002
=110 Ethiopia 0.2% 2005
=110 Uganda 0.2% 2003
=110 Bangladesh 0.2% 2003
=110 Suriname 0.2% 1998
=110 Gabon 0.2% 1993
=115 Pakistan 0.1% 2005
=115 Qatar 0.1% 2004
=115 Cambodia 0.1% 2001
=115 Malawi 0.1% 1998
=115 Laos 0.1% 1995
=115 Chad 0.1% 1993
=115 Senegal 0.1% 1991
122 Burkina Faso 0.0 1994

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