Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) rose to 3.26% in Jordan in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Jordan | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 3.26 % in 2018 in Jordan. This is 0.061 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Jordan reached an all time high of 3.36 % in 2002 and an all time low of 3.23 % in 1995. When compared to Jordan's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Iraq amounted to 38.4 %, 8.94 % in Israel, 1.36 % in Saudi Arabia and 18.6 % in Syria in 2018.

Jordan has been ranked 169th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 1 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
Egypt % 43.8% 48.0% 48.9% 48.5% 34.2%
Iran % 46.2% 44.6% 42.9% 43.6% 44.6%
Iraq % 37.8% 37.7% 37.9% 38.3% 38.2%
Israel % 7.95% 8.02% 8.32% 8.37% 9.19%
Jordan % 3.29% 3.25% 3.24% 3.24% 3.24%
Kuwait % 0.584% 0.435% 0.367% 0.320% 0.612%
Lebanon % 17.0% 16.9% 16.9% 16.9% 17.1%
Saudi Arabia % 1.44% 1.20% 1.39% 1.35% 1.35%
Syria % 17.8% 18.4% 18.5% 18.6% 18.6%
Turkey % 45.4% 43.1% 39.5% 37.9% 36.3%
United Arab Emirates % 1.13% 1.16% 1.20% 1.24% 1.29%
Yemen % 65.9% 66.4% 67.1% 69.2% 68.8%