Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) rose to 51.4% in Yemen in 2018

Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) (%)
Labour | Yemen | May 18, 2019
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Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) reached 51.4 % in 2018 in Yemen. This is 5.25 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Yemen reached an all time high of 51.4 % in 2018 and an all time low of 45.8 % in 2000. When compared to Yemen's main peers, Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce) in Djibouti amounted to 43.3 %, 72.2 % in Eritrea, 3.73 % in Oman and 5.40 % in Saudi Arabia in 2018.

Yemen has been ranked 57th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Self-Employed, Male (As % of Male Workforce), 17 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
Djibouti % 45.3% 45.0% 44.5% 44.2% 43.9%
Eritrea % 73.4% 73.2% 73.0% 72.8% 72.6%
Ethiopia % 86.5% 85.9% 85.5% 85.0% 84.6%
Iran % 43.8% 43.9% 44.2% 44.2% 45.2%
Iraq % 26.8% 26.7% 27.0% 27.6% 27.3%
Jordan % 16.8% 16.6% 16.6% 16.5% 16.6%
Oman % 3.55% 3.58% 3.62% 3.64% 3.66%
Saudi Arabia % 6.30% 5.93% 5.56% 5.35% 5.38%
Somalia % 77.8% 77.7% 77.6% 77.4% 77.3%
Sudan % 46.6% 46.5% 46.4% 46.3% 46.1%
United Arab Emirates % 3.90% 3.71% 3.53% 3.35% 3.21%
Yemen % 47.6% 47.8% 48.1% 50.5% 50.9%