Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 24.2% in Namibia in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Namibia | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 24.2 % in 2018 in Namibia. This is 8.46 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Namibia reached an all time high of 30.1 % in 2012 and an all time low of 24.2 % in 2018. When compared to Namibia's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Angola amounted to 59.6 %, 25.8 % in Botswana, 17.0 % in South Africa and 56.8 % in Zimbabwe in 2018.

Namibia has been ranked 118th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male 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, Male (As % of Male Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola % 60.2% 60.0% 60.0% 60.0% 59.8%
Botswana % 27.1% 26.8% 26.5% 26.5% 26.2%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 73.7% 73.4% 73.0% 72.9% 72.8%
Lesotho % 63.1% 63.0% 62.8% 62.6% 62.4%
Mozambique % 79.1% 78.4% 77.7% 77.0% 76.8%
Namibia % 30.1% 27.5% 26.8% 25.6% 24.6%
South Africa % 17.2% 16.3% 15.9% 16.5% 17.2%
Swaziland % 26.9% 27.8% 28.6% 29.5% 30.4%
Zambia % 70.8% 70.4% 70.0% 69.8% 69.5%
Zimbabwe % 56.9% 56.8% 56.9% 56.9% 57.0%