Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 27.2% in Kazakhstan in 2018

Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Kazakhstan | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) reached 27.2 % in 2018 in Kazakhstan. This is 31.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in Kazakhstan reached an all time high of 41.4 % in 1998 and an all time low of 27.0 % in 2015. When compared to Kazakhstan's main peers, Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce) in China amounted to 46.9 %, 35.5 % in Kyrgyzstan, 6.59 % in Russia and 41.7 % in Uzbekistan in 2018.

Kazakhstan has been ranked 107th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed (As % of Total Workforce), 10 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
China % 50.5% 49.8% 49.2% 48.7% 48.1%
Germany % 11.6% 11.2% 11.0% 10.8% 10.4%
India % 80.7% 80.3% 80.0% 79.5% 79.2%
Japan % 11.8% 11.5% 11.4% 11.1% 10.6%
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%
USA % 6.75% 6.59% 6.45% 6.44% 6.39%
Uzbekistan % 43.6% 43.2% 42.9% 42.5% 42.2%