Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) fell to 67.5% in Bangladesh in 2018

Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Bangladesh | May 18, 2019
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Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) reached 67.5 % in 2018 in Bangladesh. This is 18.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 83.3 % in 2010 and an all time low of 67.5 % in 2018. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Bhutan amounted to 84.0 %, 46.9 % in China, 80.2 % in India and 61.0 % in Myanmar in 2018.

Bangladesh has been ranked 47th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment), 11 places behind 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
Bangladesh % 80.4% 78.9% 76.5% 74.0% 71.5%
Bhutan % 85.6% 85.4% 84.8% 84.9% 84.6%
China % 51.4% 50.6% 49.8% 49.1% 48.4%
India % 82.8% 82.4% 82.0% 81.6% 81.1%
Japan % 9.85% 9.51% 9.32% 8.90% 8.33%
Laos % 88.1% 87.8% 87.4% 87.1% 86.7%
Myanmar % 63.0% 62.3% 61.6% 61.1% 60.5%
Nepal % 91.2% 91.1% 90.9% 90.7% 90.6%
Pakistan % 76.9% 75.3% 73.4% 75.0% 75.8%
Russia % 5.15% 5.49% 5.36% 5.40% 5.52%
Sri Lanka % 43.3% 45.5% 44.6% 44.2% 43.8%
Thailand % 57.8% 54.7% 51.6% 50.7% 49.8%
USA % 3.57% 3.55% 3.42% 3.37% 3.30%