Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) fell to 77.6% in India in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | India | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 77.6 % in 2018 in India. This is 7.25 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in India reached an all time high of 83.7 % in 1991 and an all time low of 77.6 % in 2018. When compared to India's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Bangladesh amounted to 56.4 %, 45.5 % in China, 56.7 % in Pakistan and 40.9 % in Sri Lanka in 2018.

India has been ranked 16th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 1 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
Afghanistan % 87.5% 87.3% 87.2% 87.1% 87.0%
Bangladesh % 54.8% 54.8% 55.2% 55.6% 56.2%
Bhutan % 59.1% 61.4% 62.4% 65.1% 64.4%
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%
Japan % 12.6% 12.4% 12.3% 12.1% 11.7%
Malaysia % 26.1% 26.0% 24.4% 25.5% 25.1%
Maldives % 21.9% 21.5% 21.0% 20.4% 19.8%
Myanmar % 62.3% 61.8% 61.1% 60.5% 61.8%
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%
USA % 7.75% 7.47% 7.37% 7.45% 7.43%