Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 78.2% in Rwanda in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Rwanda | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 78.2 % in 2018 in Rwanda. This is 19.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Rwanda reached an all time high of 97.0 % in 1991 and an all time low of 78.2 % in 2018. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Burundi amounted to 97.1 %, 89.9 % in Tanzania, 85.2 % in Uganda and 91.4 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Rwanda has been ranked 39th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 7 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
Angola % 83.4% 83.3% 83.4% 83.4% 83.3%
Burundi % 97.1% 97.1% 97.1% 97.1% 97.1%
Central African Republic % 97.7% 97.6% 97.6% 97.7% 97.6%
Congo % 91.5% 91.6% 91.5% 91.7% 91.8%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 91.8% 91.8% 91.7% 91.6% 91.6%
Kenya % 78.8% 78.5% 78.2% 77.9% 77.6%
Mozambique % 95.1% 94.9% 94.7% 94.4% 94.4%
Rwanda % 82.0% 80.3% 78.7% 78.6% 78.4%
South Sudan % 93.1% 93.2% 93.2% 93.4% 93.6%
Tanzania % 91.9% 91.4% 90.7% 90.5% 90.3%
Uganda % 86.0% 85.9% 85.8% 85.6% 85.5%
Zambia % 89.1% 88.9% 88.7% 88.6% 88.4%