Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) fell to 90.4% in Burkina Faso in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Burkina Faso | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 90.4 % in 2018 in Burkina Faso. This is 6.57 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 99.0 % in 1985 and an all time low of 90.4 % in 2018. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Ghana amounted to 82.6 %, 85.8 % in Ivory Coast, 95.2 % in Mali and 91.7 % in Niger in 2018.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 16th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 8 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
Algeria % 26.0% 26.3% 26.3% 26.3% 26.3%
Benin % 95.4% 95.3% 95.3% 95.2% 95.1%
Burkina Faso % 92.6% 91.8% 90.9% 90.8% 90.6%
Chad % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Ghana % 85.9% 85.0% 84.2% 83.3% 83.1%
Guinea % 97.3% 97.3% 97.3% 97.3% 97.2%
Ivory Coast % 89.3% 87.2% 86.9% 86.6% 86.3%
Liberia % 90.6% 90.5% 90.4% 90.3% 90.3%
Libya % 4.86% 4.77% 4.77% 4.79% 4.78%
Mali % 95.0% 95.2% 95.3% 95.5% 95.4%
Mauritania % 70.5% 70.1% 70.2% 70.4% 69.7%
Niger % 92.0% 91.9% 91.9% 91.9% 91.8%
Togo % 87.0% 86.9% 86.8% 86.6% 86.5%