Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 56.7% in Pakistan in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Pakistan | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 56.7 % in 2018 in Pakistan. This is 12.9 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Pakistan reached an all time high of 65.1 % in 1991 and an all time low of 56.2 % in 2013. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Afghanistan amounted to 86.7 %, 45.5 % in China, 77.6 % in India and 45.3 % in Iran in 2018.

Pakistan has been ranked 49th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce).

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
Afghanistan % 87.5% 87.3% 87.2% 87.1% 87.0%
Bangladesh % 54.8% 54.8% 55.2% 55.6% 56.2%
China % 48.5% 48.0% 47.4% 47.0% 46.5%
India % 80.0% 79.7% 79.3% 78.9% 78.5%
Iran % 43.8% 43.9% 44.2% 44.2% 45.2%
Iraq % 26.8% 26.7% 27.0% 27.6% 27.3%
Japan % 12.6% 12.4% 12.3% 12.1% 11.7%
Pakistan % 57.5% 56.2% 56.6% 56.6% 57.4%
Russia % 7.70% 8.07% 8.09% 8.08% 8.54%
Sri Lanka % 43.3% 43.3% 42.6% 42.1% 41.6%
Tajikistan % 50.9% 50.5% 50.3% 49.9% 49.5%
Turkmenistan % 28.5% 28.4% 28.1% 28.0% 27.8%
USA % 7.75% 7.47% 7.37% 7.45% 7.43%