Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 42.1% in Uzbekistan in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Uzbekistan | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 42.1 % in 2018 in Uzbekistan. This is 15.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Uzbekistan reached an all time high of 50.3 % in 1994 and an all time low of 42.1 % in 2018. When compared to Uzbekistan's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Kazakhstan amounted to 26.0 %, 29.1 % in Kyrgyzstan, 38.3 % in Tajikistan and 22.7 % in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Uzbekistan has been ranked 79th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 3 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, Female (As % of Female Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 96.4% 96.3% 96.2% 96.0% 95.9%
China % 53.0% 52.2% 51.5% 50.8% 50.1%
Iran % 46.2% 44.6% 42.9% 43.6% 44.6%
Kazakhstan % 31.3% 29.6% 27.5% 25.6% 25.8%
Kyrgyzstan % 33.2% 39.9% 39.1% 35.5% 33.1%
Russia % 6.00% 6.36% 6.22% 6.26% 6.36%
Tajikistan % 39.8% 39.5% 39.3% 39.0% 38.7%
Turkmenistan % 23.6% 23.5% 23.3% 23.1% 23.0%
Uzbekistan % 44.0% 43.7% 43.3% 42.9% 42.6%