Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 47.5% in World in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | World | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 47.5 % in 2018 in World. This is 17.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in World reached an all time high of 57.3 % in 1991 and an all time low of 47.5 % in 2018. When compared to World's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in China amounted to 48.7 %, 7.53 % in Germany, 8.86 % in Japan and 5.22 % in USA in 2018.

World has been ranked 70th 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
Austria % 10.5% 10.5% 10.5% 10.4% 10.0%
Belgium % 10.5% 10.7% 10.9% 11.1% 10.6%
Canada % 11.5% 11.8% 11.7% 11.9% 11.7%
China % 53.0% 52.2% 51.5% 50.8% 50.1%
France % 7.61% 7.68% 8.12% 8.17% 8.39%
Germany % 8.34% 8.10% 7.98% 7.75% 7.65%
India % 83.2% 82.9% 82.5% 82.1% 81.7%
Japan % 10.7% 10.4% 10.2% 9.72% 9.15%
Mexico % 34.5% 33.7% 32.8% 33.0% 32.6%
Poland % 19.2% 18.5% 17.7% 17.6% 16.8%
Russia % 6.00% 6.36% 6.22% 6.26% 6.36%
South Korea % 25.8% 25.0% 24.2% 23.3% 22.7%
USA % 5.59% 5.57% 5.36% 5.26% 5.16%
World % 49.2% 48.8% 48.4% 48.1% 47.8%