Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 51.8% in Vietnam in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Vietnam | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 51.8 % in 2018 in Vietnam. This is 36.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Vietnam reached an all time high of 81.8 % in 1991 and an all time low of 51.8 % in 2018. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Cambodia amounted to 45.5 %, 45.5 % in China, 74.9 % in Laos and 50.0 % in Thailand in 2018.

Vietnam has been ranked 55th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 13 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
Cambodia % 48.2% 47.8% 47.3% 46.8% 46.3%
China % 48.5% 48.0% 47.4% 47.0% 46.5%
India % 80.0% 79.7% 79.3% 78.9% 78.5%
Japan % 12.6% 12.4% 12.3% 12.1% 11.7%
Laos % 78.3% 77.8% 77.2% 76.7% 76.1%
Malaysia % 26.1% 26.0% 24.4% 25.5% 25.1%
Myanmar % 62.3% 61.8% 61.1% 60.5% 61.8%
Russia % 7.70% 8.07% 8.09% 8.08% 8.54%
Thailand % 57.6% 54.8% 52.1% 51.1% 50.7%
USA % 7.75% 7.47% 7.37% 7.45% 7.43%
Vietnam % 60.0% 60.1% 59.6% 55.9% 53.7%