Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 44.3% in Jamaica in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Jamaica | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 44.3 % in 2018 in Jamaica. This is 1.55 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Jamaica reached an all time high of 47.2 % in 1991 and an all time low of 40.6 % in 2007. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Cuba amounted to 10.6 %, 52.3 % in Dominican Republic and 84.3 % in Haiti in 2018.

Jamaica has been ranked 72nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 5 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, Male (As % of Male Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bahamas % 19.6% 19.6% 19.6% 19.5% 19.6%
Cayman Islands % ... 11.6% 12.0% ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba % 11.1% 11.4% 10.8% 10.8% 10.7%
Dominican Republic % 54.1% 52.6% 53.5% 52.0% 50.5%
Haiti % 85.1% 84.9% 84.8% 84.7% 84.6%
Jamaica % 46.5% 46.1% 45.6% 45.1% 44.7%
Mexico % 32.1% 32.4% 31.9% 31.6% 31.1%
Puerto Rico % 21.0% 21.8% 22.6% 23.4% 23.4%
USA % 7.75% 7.47% 7.37% 7.45% 7.43%