Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 85.2% in Uganda in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Uganda | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 85.2 % in 2018 in Uganda. This is 9.47 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Uganda reached an all time high of 94.1 % in 1991 and an all time low of 85.2 % in 2018. When compared to Uganda's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Kenya amounted to 77.0 %, 78.2 % in Rwanda, 93.8 % in South Sudan and 91.4 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Uganda has been ranked 31st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 5 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%
Ethiopia % 91.2% 90.9% 90.6% 90.4% 90.1%
Kenya % 78.8% 78.5% 78.2% 77.9% 77.6%
Rwanda % 82.0% 80.3% 78.7% 78.6% 78.4%
Somalia % 89.5% 89.4% 89.3% 89.2% 89.1%
South Sudan % 93.1% 93.2% 93.2% 93.4% 93.6%
Sudan % 48.2% 47.5% 47.3% 47.1% 46.7%
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%