Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 45.7% in Paraguay in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Paraguay | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 45.7 % in 2018 in Paraguay. This is 19.7 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Paraguay reached an all time high of 57.5 % in 1991 and an all time low of 33.2 % in 1990. When compared to Paraguay's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Argentina amounted to 21.4 %, 65.6 % in Bolivia, 26.4 % in Brazil and 27.7 % in Chile in 2018.

Paraguay has been ranked 75th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 2 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
Argentina % 18.7% 19.1% 19.5% 20.1% 20.8%
Bolivia % 64.3% 65.3% 68.1% 66.6% 64.9%
Brazil % 24.5% 24.6% 24.2% 25.1% 25.4%
Chile % 26.4% 26.5% 27.0% 26.6% 27.4%
Paraguay % 50.9% 44.6% 44.9% 44.4% 45.2%
Peru % 61.5% 61.4% 61.3% 60.2% 60.5%
Uruguay % 24.4% 24.1% 23.7% 24.1% 24.5%
Venezuela % 34.0% 34.1% 34.3% 34.7% 34.8%