Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 69.7% in Comoros in 2018

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Comoros | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) reached 69.7 % in 2018 in Comoros. This is 0.156 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Comoros reached an all time high of 70.3 % in 2010 and an all time low of 69.7 % in 1993. When compared to Comoros's main peers, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Kenya amounted to 61.5 %, 89.1 % in Madagascar, 85.5 % in Mozambique and 85.5 % in Tanzania in 2018.

Comoros has been ranked 38th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce), 1 places above 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
Comoros % 70.2% 70.1% 70.0% 70.0% 69.9%
Ethiopia % 88.7% 88.2% 87.8% 87.5% 87.1%
Kenya % 63.5% 63.2% 62.9% 62.6% 62.2%
Madagascar % 89.0% 89.1% 89.3% 89.4% 89.3%
Malawi % 61.5% 61.3% 61.1% 61.0% 60.9%
Mozambique % 87.5% 87.0% 86.5% 86.0% 85.8%
Somalia % 80.1% 80.0% 79.9% 79.8% 79.7%
South Africa % 15.4% 14.9% 14.1% 14.6% 15.1%
Swaziland % 32.0% 32.8% 33.7% 34.5% 35.3%
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%