Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 60.4% in Peru in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Peru | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 60.4 % in 2018 in Peru. This is 1.62 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Peru reached an all time high of 70.3 % in 1991 and an all time low of 47.2 % in 1990. When compared to Peru's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Bolivia amounted to 65.6 %, 26.4 % in Brazil, 27.7 % in Chile and 48.8 % in Colombia in 2018.

Peru has been ranked 56th 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
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%
Colombia % 53.0% 51.6% 50.2% 49.6% 49.3%
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%