Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.245% to 68.7% in Rwanda in 2018

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) (%), 2018
Labour | Rwanda | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) fell 0.245% to 68.7% in Rwanda in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Rwanda reached an all time high of 94.1% in 1994 and an all time low of 68.7% in 2018. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Burundi amounted to 94.7%, 85.5% in Tanzania, 78.3% in Uganda and 81.7% in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Rwanda has been ranked 39th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce), 7 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola % 71.7% 71.6% 71.6% 71.7% 71.5%
Burundi % 94.7% 94.7% 94.7% 94.7% 94.7%
Central African Republic % 94.5% 94.6% 94.6% 94.6% 94.6%
Congo % 77.4% 77.4% 77.3% 77.7% 77.9%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 82.5% 82.4% 82.1% 82.0% 82.0%
Kenya % 63.5% 63.2% 62.9% 62.6% 62.2%
Mozambique % 87.5% 87.0% 86.5% 86.0% 85.8%
Rwanda % 73.2% 71.3% 69.3% 69.1% 69.0%
South Sudan % 88.7% 88.6% 88.7% 89.1% 89.6%
Tanzania % 87.1% 86.9% 86.6% 86.3% 86.0%
Uganda % 79.5% 79.3% 79.2% 78.9% 78.8%
Zambia % 79.5% 79.2% 79.0% 78.8% 78.6%