Employers, Total (As % of Employment) rose to 1.65% in East Timor in 2018

Employers, Total (As % of Employment) (%)
Labour | East Timor | May 18, 2019
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Employers, Total (As % of Employment) reached 1.65 % in 2018 in East Timor. This is 19.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employers, Total (As % of Employment) in East Timor reached an all time high of 1.74 % in 2012 and an all time low of 1.35 % in 1999. When compared to East Timor's main peers, Employers, Total (As % of Employment) in Australia amounted to 6.15 %, 3.45 % in Indonesia, 3.46 % in Malaysia and 1.71 % in Papua New Guinea in 2018.

East Timor has been ranked 130th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employers, Total (As % of Employment), 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Employers refers to those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as "self-employment jobs", and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).

Employers, Total (As % of Employment) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia % 6.36% 6.31% 6.29% 6.20% 6.18%
Cambodia % 0.395% 0.397% 0.399% 0.401% 0.404%
East Timor % 1.74% 1.70% 1.64% 1.65% 1.67%
Indonesia % 3.51% 3.49% 3.57% 3.52% 3.52%
Malaysia % 3.71% 3.87% 3.69% 4.04% 3.43%
New Zealand % 4.94% 4.68% 3.76% 3.56% 5.70%
Papua New Guinea % 1.68% 1.68% 1.73% 1.71% 1.71%
Philippines % 3.55% 3.34% 3.20% 3.26% 3.33%
Singapore % 6.04% 6.26% 5.33% 5.72% 5.32%
Thailand % 2.36% 2.65% 2.96% 2.85% 2.83%
Vietnam % 2.70% 2.49% 2.09% 2.90% 2.83%