Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 55.4% in Malawi in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Malawi | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 55.4 % in 2018 in Malawi. This is 4.52 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Malawi reached an all time high of 71.0 % in 1987 and an all time low of 55.4 % in 2018. When compared to Malawi's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Mozambique amounted to 76.3 %, 17.0 % in South Africa, 81.3 % in Tanzania and 68.9 % in Zambia in 2018.

Malawi has been ranked 51st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 1 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
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%
Kenya % 49.6% 49.1% 48.7% 48.2% 47.7%
Lesotho % 63.1% 63.0% 62.8% 62.6% 62.4%
Malawi % 56.4% 56.1% 55.9% 55.8% 55.7%
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%
Tanzania % 82.5% 82.6% 82.7% 82.3% 82.0%
Uganda % 73.7% 73.4% 73.2% 72.9% 72.7%
Zambia % 70.8% 70.4% 70.0% 69.8% 69.5%
Zimbabwe % 56.9% 56.8% 56.9% 56.9% 57.0%