Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) rose to 30.1% in Palestine in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Palestine | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 30.1 % in 2018 in Palestine. This is 18.5 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Palestine reached an all time high of 43.1 % in 2003 and an all time low of 30.1 % in 2017. When compared to Palestine's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Egypt amounted to 30.6 %, 15.4 % in Israel, 16.6 % in Jordan and 43.2 % in Lebanon in 2018.

Palestine has been ranked 102nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 9 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
Cyprus % 21.4% 22.8% 22.8% 17.9% 17.6%
Egypt % 36.0% 36.5% 36.6% 34.6% 29.9%
Iraq % 26.8% 26.7% 27.0% 27.6% 27.3%
Israel % 15.2% 14.7% 14.7% 15.1% 16.0%
Jordan % 16.8% 16.6% 16.6% 16.5% 16.6%
Lebanon % 42.8% 42.7% 42.8% 42.9% 43.3%
Libya % 7.10% 7.17% 7.24% 7.25% 7.25%
Palestine % 32.3% 31.2% 31.2% 30.8% 30.6%
Saudi Arabia % 6.30% 5.93% 5.56% 5.35% 5.38%
Sudan % 46.6% 46.5% 46.4% 46.3% 46.1%
Syria % 41.1% 41.7% 42.0% 41.9% 41.9%