Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) fell to 28.9% in Belize in 2018

Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Belize | May 18, 2019
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Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) reached 28.9 % in 2018 in Belize. This is 29 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Belize reached an all time high of 30.1 % in 2016 and an all time low of 20.8 % in 1996. When compared to Belize's main peers, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Guatemala amounted to 44.9 %, 52.5 % in Honduras, 29.2 % in Mexico and 3.34 % in USA in 2018.

Belize has been ranked 94th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment), 15 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Vulnerable employment is unpaid family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.

Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Belize % 26.8% 27.7% 28.5% 29.4% 30.1%
Canada % 8.87% 9.16% 9.08% 9.22% 9.13%
China % 51.4% 50.6% 49.8% 49.1% 48.4%
El Salvador % 47.2% 47.9% 42.5% 44.1% 44.6%
Guatemala % 56.0% 47.7% 46.0% 45.8% 45.2%
Honduras % 51.5% 53.8% 49.6% 52.0% 48.4%
Japan % 9.85% 9.51% 9.32% 8.90% 8.33%
Mexico % 32.1% 31.5% 30.6% 30.7% 30.4%
Nicaragua % 47.5% 47.6% 47.8% 47.5% 47.2%
USA % 3.57% 3.55% 3.42% 3.37% 3.30%