Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) rose to 6.90% in Puerto Rico in 2018

Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Puerto Rico | May 18, 2019
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Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) reached 6.90 % in 2018 in Puerto Rico. This is 2.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Puerto Rico reached an all time high of 7.52 % in 2007 and an all time low of 6.10 % in 2001. When compared to Puerto Rico's main peers, Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment) in Dominican Republic amounted to 28.4 %, 87.5 % in Haiti, 30.5 % in Jamaica and 3.34 % in USA in 2018.

Puerto Rico has been ranked 145th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Vulnerable Employment, Female (As % of Female Employment), 1 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
Canada % 8.87% 9.16% 9.08% 9.22% 9.13%
Cayman Islands % 2.52% ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 51.4% 50.6% 49.8% 49.1% 48.4%
Cuba % 3.27% 3.64% 6.93% 6.82% 6.72%
Dominican Republic % 29.3% 28.4% 27.4% 30.1% 29.2%
Haiti % 88.1% 88.0% 87.9% 87.8% 87.7%
Jamaica % 30.4% 30.5% 30.5% 30.4% 30.5%
Japan % 9.85% 9.51% 9.32% 8.90% 8.33%
Mexico % 32.1% 31.5% 30.6% 30.7% 30.4%
Puerto Rico % 7.23% 7.00% 6.82% 6.63% 6.70%
USA % 3.57% 3.55% 3.42% 3.37% 3.30%