Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 72.4% in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Dem. Republic of the Congo | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 72.4 % in 2018 in Dem. Republic of the Congo. This is 10.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 83.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 72.4 % in 2018. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Angola amounted to 59.6 %, 92.0 % in Central African Republic, 65.2 % in Congo and 68.9 % in Zambia in 2018.

Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 21st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 2 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
Angola % 60.2% 60.0% 60.0% 60.0% 59.8%
Botswana % 27.1% 26.8% 26.5% 26.5% 26.2%
Cameroon % 71.0% 70.4% 69.8% 69.5% 69.3%
Central African Republic % 91.9% 92.1% 92.1% 92.1% 92.1%
Chad % 88.9% 88.7% 88.6% 88.5% 88.7%
Congo % 64.2% 64.3% 64.2% 64.8% 65.1%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 73.7% 73.4% 73.0% 72.9% 72.8%
Gabon % 30.1% 30.2% 30.4% 30.6% 30.3%
Namibia % 30.1% 27.5% 26.8% 25.6% 24.6%
Sudan % 46.6% 46.5% 46.4% 46.3% 46.1%
Tanzania % 82.5% 82.6% 82.7% 82.3% 82.0%
Zambia % 70.8% 70.4% 70.0% 69.8% 69.5%
Zimbabwe % 56.9% 56.8% 56.9% 56.9% 57.0%