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Labor > One-person and family businesses > Men: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of employed men who are self-employed without employees or contribute to a family-run business.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burundi 89.9% 1998
2 Chad 89.6% 1993
3 Ethiopia 89.3% 2005
4 Rwanda 88.9% 1996
5 Sierra Leone 88.7% 2004
6 Burkina Faso 86.7% 2006
7 Bangladesh 84.5% 2005
8 Laos 84.2% 2005
9 Madagascar 83.9% 2005
10 Benin 83.7% 2003
11 Togo 83.4% 2006
12 Niger 83.2% 2005
13 Tanzania 82.1% 2006
14 India 79.3% 2010
15 Mozambique 78.1% 2003
16 Uganda 77.4% 2003
17 Mali 76.5% 2007
18 Zambia 73.7% 2000
19 Senegal 73.2% 2001
20 Lesotho 73% 1999
=21 Vietnam 69.5% 2004
=21 Cote d'Ivoire 69.5% 2002
23 Liberia 68.7% 2010
=24 Cameroon 66.6% 2010
=24 Vanuatu 66.6% 2009
26 Ghana 64.8% 2006
27 Cambodia 64.1% 2011
28 Nepal 62.4% 2001
29 Georgia 61.9% 2008
30 Indonesia 61.8% 2009
31 Mongolia 60.4% 2009
32 Democratic Republic of the Congo 60% 2005
33 Bhutan 59.9% 2011
34 Pakistan 59.3% 2008
35 Tonga 52.2% 2003
36 Thailand 51.6% 2011
37 Honduras 51.3% 2010
38 Kenya 50% 1999
39 Zimbabwe 48.4% 2002
40 Dominican Republic 48.3% 2010
41 Colombia 48.1% 2010
=42 Azerbaijan 47.4% 2008
=42 Kyrgyzstan 47.4% 2006
=44 Bolivia 47.3% 2009
=44 Morocco 47.3% 2008
46 Yemen 46.3% 1999
47 Guatemala 45.4% 2004
48 Gabon 45% 2005
49 Philippines 41.8% 2008
50 Nicaragua 41% 2010
51 Jamaica 40.7% 2008
52 Sri Lanka 40.3% 2010
53 Paraguay 40% 2011
54 Iran 39.9% 2008
55 Fiji 38.8% 2005
56 Ecuador 36.9% 2010
57 Cape Verde 35.9% 2000
58 Armenia 35.7% 2008
59 Syria 35.4% 2011
60 Algeria 34.4% 2005
61 Botswana 32.9% 2006
62 Moldova 32.8% 2011
63 Panama 32.6% 2011
64 Venezuela 32.4% 2011
=65 El Salvador 31.6% 2010
=65 Lebanon 31.6% 2007
67 Saint Lucia 31.5% 2000
68 Romania 31.2% 2011
69 Greece 29.6% 2011
70 Dominica 29.4% 2001
71 Kazakhstan 29.2% 2011
72 Serbia 28.1% 2010
73 Turkey 27.4% 2011
74 Mexico 27.2% 2008
75 Brazil 27.1% 2009
76 Uruguay 26% 2007
77 Sao Tome and Principe 25.9% 1991
78 Marshall Islands 25.7% 1999
79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.1% 2011
80 Palestine 24.9% 2010
81 Chile 24.7% 2008
82 Belize 24.6% 2005
83 Republic of Macedonia 23.7% 2011
84 South Korea 23.2% 2008
85 Tunisia 22.9% 1994
86 Malaysia 22.7% 2010
87 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21.8% 1991
88 Egypt 21.6% 2007
=89 Italy 20.9% 2011
=89 Costa Rica 20.9% 2011
91 The Bahamas 20% 1999
92 Poland 19.8% 2011
93 Suriname 19.7% 1998
94 Maldives 19.6% 2006
95 Grenada 18% 1998
96 Barbados 17.9% 2004
97 Portugal 17.7% 2011
98 Ireland 17.5% 2011
99 Croatia 17.4% 2011
100 Trinidad and Tobago 17.3% 2005
101 Czech Republic 17% 2011
=102 Slovakia 16.2% 2011
=102 Mauritius 16.2% 2011
104 Cyprus 16% 2011
105 United Kingdom 14.9% 2011
=106 Slovenia 14.8% 2011
=106 Montserrat 14.8% 1991
108 New Zealand 14.5% 2008
109 Swaziland 14.4% 1997
110 Spain 13.2% 2011
111 Netherlands 12.6% 2011
112 Malta 11.9% 2011
113 Finland 11.8% 2011
=114 Singapore 11.5% 2011
=114 Belgium 11.5% 2011
116 Namibia 11.2% 2008
117 Australia 10.8% 2008
118 Jordan 10.6% 2011
=119 Iceland 10.2% 2011
=119 Anguilla 10.2% 2001
121 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.9% 2001
=122 Bulgaria 9.8% 2011
=122 Japan 9.8% 2008
=124 Austria 9.1% 2011
=124 South Africa 9.1% 2011
=124 Antigua and Barbuda 9.1% 2001
127 Lithuania 9% 2011
=128 Switzerland 8.9% 2011
=128 Hong Kong 8.9% 2011
=128 Sweden 8.9% 2011
=128 Israel 8.9% 2008
=128 British Virgin Islands 8.9% 1991
133 Latvia 8.8% 2011
134 France 8.7% 2011
135 Hungary 8% 2011
136 Germany 7.7% 2011
137 Norway 7.1% 2011
138 Denmark 7% 2011
139 Luxembourg 6% 2011
140 Russia 5.9% 2008
141 Macau 5.8% 2011
142 Estonia 5.7% 2011
143 Aruba 5.4% 2007
144 Brunei 4.4% 1991
145 Kuwait 2.8% 2005
146 Bahrain 2.2% 2010
147 Tuvalu 2.1% 2002
148 United Arab Emirates 1.4% 2008
149 Qatar 0.2% 2007

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Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Rural population, Agricultural land > Sq. km and 322 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more

Conflict

TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, War > World War I > Total deaths and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro and 52 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more

Culture

TOP STATS: Happy Planet Index, Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Storm deaths > 2009, Tsunami > Death toll and 47 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Gross National Income and 3717 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary, Compulsary education duration and 908 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electricity > Consumption > Per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Area > Comparative, Climate and 102 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Legislative branch and 392 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Human height > Average female height and 529 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ and 94 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage, Average monthly wage > Local currency > Net, Labor force > By occupation and 374 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness level > Very happy, Happiness net and 110 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Internet users and 429 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

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People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

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Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

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Sports

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Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Global Terrorism Indicator, Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present, Background and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road network length > Km, Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area and 446 more

Travel

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Weather

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