Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 18.4% in Tunisia in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Tunisia | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 18.4 % in 2018 in Tunisia. This is 13.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Tunisia reached an all time high of 41.1 % in 1989 and an all time low of 15.1 % in 1994. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Algeria amounted to 26.3 %, 17.0 % in Italy, 4.75 % in Libya and 7.78 % in Malta in 2018.

Tunisia has been ranked 115th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female 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, Female (As % of Female Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 26.0% 26.3% 26.3% 26.3% 26.3%
Austria % 10.5% 10.5% 10.5% 10.4% 10.0%
Chad % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Egypt % 43.8% 48.0% 48.9% 48.5% 34.2%
France % 7.61% 7.68% 8.12% 8.17% 8.39%
Greece % 31.4% 31.9% 30.4% 29.6% 29.4%
Italy % 18.3% 18.2% 18.4% 18.3% 18.1%
Libya % 4.86% 4.77% 4.77% 4.79% 4.78%
Malta % 6.24% 6.19% 6.87% 7.04% 6.10%
Morocco % 64.9% 64.7% 65.3% 64.8% 64.7%
Slovenia % 12.8% 13.6% 16.0% 13.5% 10.7%
Spain % 12.7% 13.0% 12.9% 12.8% 12.7%
Switzerland % 12.9% 13.0% 13.0% 13.1% 13.0%
Tunisia % 19.8% 18.6% 18.6% 18.6% 18.6%
Turkey % 45.4% 43.1% 39.5% 37.9% 36.3%