Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 80.8% in India in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | India | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 80.8 % in 2018 in India. This is 12.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in India reached an all time high of 92.0 % in 1991 and an all time low of 80.8 % in 2018. When compared to India's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Bangladesh amounted to 68.1 %, 48.7 % in China, 74.9 % in Pakistan and 43.9 % in Sri Lanka in 2018.

India has been ranked 38th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 9 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
Afghanistan % 96.4% 96.3% 96.2% 96.0% 95.9%
Bangladesh % 80.5% 79.0% 76.6% 74.3% 71.9%
Bhutan % 85.7% 85.5% 84.8% 84.9% 84.7%
China % 53.0% 52.2% 51.5% 50.8% 50.1%
India % 83.2% 82.9% 82.5% 82.1% 81.7%
Iran % 46.2% 44.6% 42.9% 43.6% 44.6%
Japan % 10.7% 10.4% 10.2% 9.72% 9.15%
Malaysia % 22.9% 25.1% 24.9% 27.1% 26.6%
Maldives % 42.8% 42.0% 41.2% 37.3% 34.1%
Myanmar % 64.7% 64.1% 63.4% 62.8% 62.1%
Pakistan % 77.0% 75.3% 73.4% 75.1% 75.9%
Russia % 6.00% 6.36% 6.22% 6.26% 6.36%
Sri Lanka % 44.1% 46.3% 45.6% 45.2% 44.8%
USA % 5.59% 5.57% 5.36% 5.26% 5.16%