Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 41.7% in Uzbekistan in 2018

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Uzbekistan | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) reached 41.7 % in 2018 in Uzbekistan. This is 15 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Uzbekistan reached an all time high of 49.9 % in 1994 and an all time low of 41.7 % in 2018. When compared to Uzbekistan's main peers, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Kazakhstan amounted to 27.2 %, 35.5 % in Kyrgyzstan, 45.6 % in Tajikistan and 25.5 % in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Uzbekistan has been ranked 78th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce), 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in a cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as "self-employment jobs" (i.

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 90.4% 90.3% 90.2% 90.2% 90.1%
China % 50.5% 49.8% 49.2% 48.7% 48.1%
Iran % 44.1% 44.0% 44.0% 44.1% 45.1%
Kazakhstan % 31.4% 30.4% 28.6% 27.0% 27.1%
Kyrgyzstan % 37.0% 43.8% 42.8% 39.9% 37.9%
Russia % 6.87% 7.24% 7.18% 7.20% 7.48%
Tajikistan % 47.1% 46.8% 46.6% 46.3% 46.0%
Turkmenistan % 26.4% 26.3% 26.1% 25.9% 25.8%
Uzbekistan % 43.6% 43.2% 42.9% 42.5% 42.2%