Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 81.0% in East Timor in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | East Timor | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 81.0 % in 2018 in East Timor. This is 5.18 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in East Timor reached an all time high of 85.8 % in 1999 and an all time low of 79.1 % in 2012. When compared to East Timor's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Australia amounted to 12.4 %, 57.6 % in Indonesia, 26.0 % in Malaysia and 88.3 % in Papua New Guinea in 2018.

East Timor has been ranked 37th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 4 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
Australia % 12.7% 12.2% 12.6% 12.6% 12.6%
Cambodia % 59.8% 59.4% 59.0% 58.6% 58.1%
East Timor % 79.1% 79.8% 81.3% 81.0% 80.6%
Indonesia % 61.4% 60.4% 60.4% 58.5% 58.1%
Malaysia % 22.9% 25.1% 24.9% 27.1% 26.6%
New Zealand % 12.4% 11.6% 11.8% 11.5% 14.3%
Papua New Guinea % 88.9% 88.8% 88.6% 88.5% 88.4%
Philippines % 45.7% 44.4% 44.9% 43.5% 42.1%
Singapore % 10.7% 10.4% 9.97% 9.18% 9.23%
Thailand % 59.1% 56.2% 53.3% 52.2% 51.3%
Vietnam % 70.8% 70.6% 69.4% 65.8% 64.2%