Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) rose to 8.16% in Puerto Rico in 2018

Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) (%)
Labour | Puerto Rico | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) reached 8.16 % in 2018 in Puerto Rico. This is 1.62 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Puerto Rico reached an all time high of 8.89 % in 2007 and an all time low of 6.94 % in 1994. When compared to Puerto Rico's main peers, Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce) in Dominican Republic amounted to 30.3 %, 88.5 % in Haiti, 33.0 % in Jamaica and 5.22 % in USA in 2018.

Puerto Rico has been ranked 153rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Female (As % of Female Workforce), 4 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
Canada % 11.5% 11.8% 11.7% 11.9% 11.7%
Cayman Islands % ... 4.70% 5.00% ... ... ... ... ...
China % 53.0% 52.2% 51.5% 50.8% 50.1%
Cuba % 3.58% 3.99% 7.66% 7.56% 7.45%
Dominican Republic % 31.5% 31.3% 29.8% 32.0% 31.2%
Haiti % 89.0% 88.9% 88.8% 88.7% 88.7%
Jamaica % 32.7% 32.8% 32.8% 32.8% 32.9%
Japan % 10.7% 10.4% 10.2% 9.72% 9.15%
Mexico % 34.5% 33.7% 32.8% 33.0% 32.6%
Puerto Rico % 8.58% 8.29% 8.07% 7.84% 7.92%
USA % 5.59% 5.57% 5.36% 5.26% 5.16%