Employers, Total (As % of Employment) rose to 1.70% in Bahrain in 2018

Employers, Total (As % of Employment) (%)
Labour | Bahrain | May 18, 2019
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Employers, Total (As % of Employment) reached 1.70 % in 2018 in Bahrain. This is 20 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Employers, Total (As % of Employment) in Bahrain reached an all time high of 2.31 % in 2004 and an all time low of 1.60 % in 2010. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, Employers, Total (As % of Employment) in Iran amounted to 3.82 %, 0.680 % in Kuwait, 0.276 % in Qatar and 1.86 % in Saudi Arabia in 2018.

Bahrain has been ranked 129th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employers, Total (As % of Employment), 11 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
Bahrain % 1.64% 1.65% 1.67% 1.68% 1.68%
Iran % 3.84% 3.77% 3.66% 3.76% 3.60%
Iraq % 3.18% 3.18% 3.22% 3.29% 3.27%
Jordan % 5.80% 5.82% 5.83% 5.83% 5.84%
Kuwait % 0.850% 0.743% 0.649% 0.561% 0.671%
Pakistan % 1.40% 1.30% 1.11% 1.41% 1.33%
Qatar % 0.324% 0.300% 0.290% 0.277% 0.270%
Saudi Arabia % 1.92% 1.89% 1.99% 1.85% 1.85%
Turkmenistan % 1.85% 1.85% 1.87% 1.87% 1.88%
United Arab Emirates % 2.95% 2.86% 2.78% 2.68% 2.60%
Yemen % 7.03% 7.03% 6.96% 6.80% 7.03%