Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 32.5% in Guatemala in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Guatemala | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 32.5 % in 2018 in Guatemala. This is 29.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Guatemala reached an all time high of 48.3 % in 2003 and an all time low of 32.5 % in 2018. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Belize amounted to 34.0 %, 34.6 % in El Salvador, 48.7 % in Honduras and 41.9 % in Nicaragua in 2018.

Guatemala has been ranked 93rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 14 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
Belize % 31.0% 30.7% 30.5% 30.2% 29.8%
Costa Rica % 24.8% 28.1% 26.6% 26.4% 25.9%
El Salvador % 36.9% 36.5% 35.0% 35.4% 34.5%
Guatemala % 40.8% 40.2% 36.8% 35.4% 32.7%
Honduras % 56.6% 53.9% 47.9% 48.8% 45.0%
Mexico % 32.1% 32.4% 31.9% 31.6% 31.1%
Nicaragua % 45.4% 44.1% 42.9% 42.7% 42.5%
USA % 7.75% 7.47% 7.37% 7.45% 7.43%