Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) rose to 35.3% in Venezuela in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Venezuela | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 35.3 % in 2018 in Venezuela. This is 17.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Venezuela reached an all time high of 43.1 % in 2001 and an all time low of 29.7 % in 1994. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Brazil amounted to 26.4 %, 48.8 % in Colombia, 66.0 % in Guyana and 15.7 % in Trinidad and Tobago in 2018.

Venezuela has been ranked 87th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 6 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
Bolivia % 64.3% 65.3% 68.1% 66.6% 64.9%
Brazil % 24.5% 24.6% 24.2% 25.1% 25.4%
Colombia % 53.0% 51.6% 50.2% 49.6% 49.3%
Guyana % 67.7% 67.5% 67.3% 67.1% 66.5%
Peru % 61.5% 61.4% 61.3% 60.2% 60.5%
Puerto Rico % 8.58% 8.29% 8.07% 7.84% 7.92%
Suriname % 10.4% 10.5% 10.6% 10.7% 10.6%
Trinidad and Tobago % 13.6% 14.9% 14.9% 14.6% 15.7%
Venezuela % 34.0% 34.1% 34.3% 34.7% 34.8%