Women employers

percent of employment, 1976–2016

Info Edit
Country19761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania0.360.781.191.051.030.550.97
Algeria1.941.871.801.281.351.421.481.551.621.691.751.821.891.34
American Samoa1.15
Argentina2.402.432.392.482.952.451.922.212.352.402.522.702.882.732.992.842.772.572.33
Armenia0.110.110.090.130.290.290.160.260.35
Aruba2.333.324.305.295.054.814.584.344.103.863.673.473.283.092.902.702.512.903.303.69
Australia5.445.285.345.525.525.425.515.545.215.335.735.615.455.335.355.104.974.964.634.774.604.394.354.314.364.24
Austria3.132.702.732.853.062.973.112.973.032.972.242.272.592.642.622.602.622.452.352.282.422.46
Azerbaijan7.074.293.250.841.320.929.319.4310.828.488.718.458.48
Bahrain0.620.700.780.870.951.031.111.191.281.361.441.521.611.691.771.861.942.022.112.19
Bangladesh0.140.120.100.080.060.090.120.150.140.120.130.150.160.180.191.68
Barbados0.410.190.190.180.540.170.160.320.160.480.470.490.510.530.550.570.590.610.630.65
Belarus0.66
Belgium0.480.550.500.470.420.420.460.560.400.500.770.510.650.580.450.822.322.282.012.092.092.252.312.412.282.092.292.401.892.072.272.372.38
Belize21.0119.712.713.8925.1722.5820.0017.4114.8212.239.657.064.474.394.304.224.134.053.973.883.803.713.63
Benin0.52
Bermuda3.161.925.068.20
Bhutan0.700.580.450.330.200.130.200.04
Bolivia0.771.471.842.602.863.543.303.752.832.121.401.001.412.041.991.942.882.083.223.183.133.093.043.123.204.61
Bosnia and Herzegovina15.9017.8117.0314.7512.4710.207.925.643.36
Botswana12.7913.7714.742.899.8516.8112.047.282.512.422.322.232.131.831.531.23
Brazil1.972.432.672.512.542.652.772.352.502.652.472.282.562.532.40
British Virgin Islands3.89
Brunei0.45
Bulgaria1.281.851.871.922.232.282.212.352.272.072.242.282.202.272.211.96
Burkina Faso0.37
Burundi0.14
Cape Verde1.63
Cambodia0.120.100.080.050.030.090.100.110.110.120.130.140.140.150.160.240.310.210.10
Cameroon1.641.541.431.331.221.121.181.241.301.361.411.471.531.591.65
Canada1.361.481.511.611.741.912.172.462.382.662.452.582.672.872.872.993.032.982.953.043.083.183.153.183.272.932.952.862.963.053.042.852.842.762.692.782.612.632.612.712.61
Cayman Islands6.552.622.702.582.452.522.202.472.522.34
Chile1.771.581.611.892.051.901.541.751.921.681.721.701.841.572.782.362.542.682.352.40
Colombia1.971.992.842.462.752.832.442.872.782.272.952.652.943.031.852.982.632.722.922.882.962.872.612.60
Costa Rica1.492.301.611.872.131.772.283.673.224.383.574.014.432.874.934.924.914.394.264.694.014.283.041.802.191.982.223.291.863.62
Ivory Coast0.50
Croatia3.192.753.153.303.222.543.722.782.812.853.182.953.002.582.873.042.942.443.103.19
Cuba9.407.699.5512.61
Cyprus1.611.841.301.191.742.071.701.791.331.601.401.561.411.300.990.96
Czech Republic1.361.572.072.072.172.242.142.202.142.102.122.081.992.211.861.891.961.791.831.791.901.661.86
Denmark3.191.441.371.461.191.201.311.311.291.311.241.591.811.491.621.781.701.481.211.782.021.301.301.791.661.681.721.631.691.551.671.671.731.78
Dominica4.584.875.155.445.736.016.304.462.622.923.22
Dominican Republic1.071.561.651.131.681.961.161.922.841.842.282.081.793.052.872.892.542.652.753.122.112.162.652.272.13
Ecuador4.773.942.713.514.225.755.034.224.244.504.584.812.503.494.464.664.854.414.533.983.422.872.311.762.101.641.761.86
Egypt4.535.715.914.506.445.714.354.693.772.823.423.613.803.123.172.812.152.221.95
El Salvador2.882.612.961.922.533.122.872.562.722.762.902.763.152.992.822.912.653.133.07
Equatorial Guinea16.78
Estonia0.150.200.410.670.871.221.211.231.061.501.861.901.201.191.901.621.261.131.581.561.751.381.591.351.441.391.90
Ethiopia0.260.290.320.340.370.400.230.360.310.250.200.320.340.390.130.55
Fiji1.011.071.131.101.040.980.92
Finland10.4510.209.909.759.8210.242.321.822.071.982.312.252.212.122.442.261.972.172.171.931.932.112.211.871.831.962.14
France1.901.941.901.922.142.112.302.202.252.292.182.182.272.212.222.242.212.072.001.942.142.232.102.112.302.562.182.112.272.222.172.042.222.29
French Polynesia13.37
Gabon0.210.280.350.420.490.560.630.700.770.830.900.971.041.111.181.251.321.39
Gambia1.31
Georgia0.370.340.370.370.540.540.410.420.510.610.700.730.510.730.650.480.511.08
Germany2.192.412.432.342.512.342.562.362.272.362.482.762.592.532.562.622.572.582.662.612.542.672.622.602.522.512.542.582.502.482.502.512.51
Ghana4.154.605.055.50
Greece1.401.371.361.731.751.781.681.882.432.572.712.562.302.792.752.943.203.853.803.313.313.713.964.114.134.274.204.054.274.214.253.944.40
Grenada4.894.514.12
Guatemala2.392.362.332.302.282.252.222.192.161.592.642.292.202.38
Haiti65.7860.7955.7950.8045.8040.8135.8230.8225.8320.8415.8410.855.850.86
Honduras2.232.322.571.922.202.482.272.232.331.742.011.741.771.801.821.851.881.911.931.96
Hong Kong1.721.801.801.771.811.721.801.661.952.001.981.911.831.841.741.641.721.521.641.421.351.201.35
Hungary0.731.061.030.981.131.511.751.953.013.193.252.993.733.593.303.192.993.203.403.183.103.153.033.09
Iceland3.213.352.532.963.754.043.673.443.434.112.962.412.142.612.782.432.752.381.522.282.202.272.261.491.482.10
Indonesia1.081.081.041.982.933.874.815.766.707.648.599.5310.4711.4212.36
Iran0.920.920.920.930.930.930.930.930.930.940.940.940.860.880.910.971.031.091.151.32
Ireland1.691.621.981.832.142.072.192.022.352.472.732.602.432.412.562.942.762.722.722.462.412.662.332.202.412.332.432.352.252.302.482.242.30
Isle of Man2.44
Israel1.071.161.251.241.511.411.321.431.581.741.511.471.681.731.661.521.721.621.591.501.50
Italy0.500.410.370.490.440.400.460.430.438.357.157.708.158.388.187.658.288.367.587.527.564.253.913.993.933.863.683.633.663.834.093.754.08
Jamaica1.881.701.741.621.241.931.951.711.822.082.142.12
Japan0.870.890.880.840.82
Jordan1.49
Kazakhstan0.500.470.480.640.600.951.111.111.681.561.711.371.120.960.79
Kiribati0.030.350.670.991.311.631.892.152.402.662.92
Kuwait0.15
Kyrgyzstan1.030.970.810.710.650.610.560.520.360.520.520.950.881.47
Laos0.22
Latvia1.781.681.952.592.412.471.861.692.442.372.422.001.911.902.652.432.552.912.362.58
Lebanon1.061.281.511.73
Lesotho0.380.390.410.420.430.450.460.470.480.500.510.650.780.720.660.600.540.480.420.360.300.24
Liberia1.82
Lithuania2.351.471.071.431.361.291.151.211.371.130.991.281.161.341.291.221.311.33
Luxembourg1.641.541.512.031.801.841.441.462.052.252.652.643.893.773.432.634.083.852.362.490.891.701.621.441.751.341.381.761.501.841.811.212.31
Macau1.040.680.780.980.871.031.221.131.151.501.621.501.331.501.401.551.681.701.841.81
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)1.601.662.292.991.843.684.013.983.442.883.183.323.063.023.443.563.173.312.332.68
Madagascar0.700.800.901.011.111.211.311.411.521.621.728.9216.1113.1010.087.074.051.041.301.561.701.831.97
Malaysia1.971.661.351.030.720.840.830.830.800.841.071.051.181.301.391.531.341.381.541.621.651.541.711.501.71
Maldives0.981.251.511.782.042.312.071.831.601.361.121.131.131.141.141.151.151.081.010.940.87
Mali78.3770.5762.7754.97
Malta1.700.501.372.021.711.641.511.571.321.491.351.901.691.401.581.90
Marshall Islands1.44
Mauritius1.223.054.886.718.5410.378.656.935.203.481.761.571.391.201.010.991.261.381.121.701.791.561.171.331.501.66
Mexico1.582.231.871.511.481.452.031.651.901.881.971.871.901.721.922.042.332.542.452.192.232.422.522.282.262.242.28
Moldova0.190.170.250.480.370.470.290.520.700.590.580.330.450.460.550.470.51
Mongolia0.780.840.900.961.021.091.151.211.271.330.830.800.700.941.090.88
Montenegro11.9610.749.528.307.075.854.635.976.006.026.05
Morocco0.620.730.840.951.051.161.271.340.540.450.440.620.580.580.750.830.750.630.81
Namibia5.955.555.154.744.344.194.043.893.743.593.443.293.142.26
Nepal3.73
Netherlands1.501.361.221.601.981.521.331.591.601.281.371.791.851.901.971.942.191.731.761.871.732.011.921.981.961.781.911.922.032.032.032.072.11
New Caledonia10.44
New Zealand4.154.224.594.794.684.725.155.075.655.414.704.434.804.864.524.694.384.364.474.333.413.213.142.952.862.683.133.032.502.504.04
Nicaragua2.382.112.542.46
Norway2.171.151.090.961.010.990.930.820.880.970.931.141.271.221.181.110.990.961.040.780.820.90
Oman0.470.440.410.380.440.500.560.620.640.650.670.680.700.720.730.750.760.78
Pakistan0.260.280.240.080.080.120.110.300.290.080.080.120.130.02
Panama0.961.231.310.721.070.941.181.051.121.181.251.321.471.331.491.461.781.711.551.391.741.671.521.721.891.832.191.871.952.151.811.161.49
Paraguay2.822.262.982.872.493.514.104.182.55
Peru2.532.823.332.962.872.991.903.062.524.083.503.603.053.093.252.833.052.902.722.54
Philippines2.962.752.552.792.762.702.622.552.462.532.442.452.322.242.282.101.871.90
Poland2.112.452.632.872.452.702.682.702.472.492.552.762.762.772.772.732.692.722.882.862.852.782.59
Portugal1.541.601.562.062.312.623.353.643.573.583.693.673.463.233.453.273.333.593.653.233.193.433.313.042.952.993.293.293.102.833.05
Puerto Rico6.056.085.845.315.926.096.256.386.286.306.436.936.487.086.878.428.877.827.837.837.847.857.867.867.87
Qatar0.050.060.060.070.070.080.080.090.130.170.200.240.280.320.350.390.430.380.32
Romania3.612.571.000.700.840.680.570.640.530.540.710.850.820.870.910.870.690.680.770.710.680.780.790.700.66
Russia0.030.110.150.160.170.870.860.580.551.001.030.820.941.040.901.091.120.940.920.890.850.880.860.86
Rwanda0.050.050.050.060.060.060.060.080.100.130.150.170.190.210.240.260.28
Samoa5.194.303.402.511.610.721.452.182.913.634.365.095.095.09
San Marino13.9913.4212.7712.0411.1310.159.178.968.658.158.127.707.156.796.526.46
Saint Thomas and Principe0.110.220.330.430.540.650.760.860.971.081.191.291.401.401.400.55
Saudi Arabia0.320.340.360.380.400.390.20
Senegal0.10
Serbia2.912.502.412.932.982.382.482.552.562.582.382.34
Seychelles1.131.431.722.022.31
Singapore1.591.711.671.921.982.042.102.162.202.082.142.441.942.562.912.132.502.532.642.782.912.772.873.023.173.323.734.203.303.56
Slovakia0.911.091.071.331.411.341.531.741.121.441.841.831.871.961.701.882.042.131.891.751.831.86
Slovenia1.772.021.962.112.001.822.311.842.101.871.781.681.932.171.581.691.852.102.071.931.822.012.04
South Africa4.334.764.684.944.682.982.532.772.792.412.532.502.26
Spain1.181.601.541.461.581.702.122.082.392.422.612.672.913.403.363.263.112.943.153.053.243.233.413.593.483.283.393.353.473.303.39
Sri Lanka0.700.901.100.500.900.600.600.800.500.800.900.900.900.840.710.700.880.760.900.890.911.00
Saint Lucia6.244.784.023.204.313.523.06
Suriname2.321.381.010.216.1512.1018.0423.9829.9235.8741.8147.7553.6959.6465.5871.5277.4683.4189.3588.28
Sweden4.734.714.934.694.534.655.265.761.681.731.731.811.841.781.401.361.491.481.631.611.541.571.611.761.661.701.701.661.70
Switzerland3.053.603.623.513.747.578.217.947.837.843.693.633.563.253.253.123.323.273.193.393.203.303.403.313.133.25
Syria1.371.591.812.032.252.472.062.140.781.011.03
Tajikistan0.12
Tanzania0.560.590.620.650.680.710.740.770.800.830.860.941.011.60
Thailand0.820.610.660.580.841.000.820.771.281.110.881.171.171.721.331.401.441.521.521.591.521.311.491.501.191.371.341.62
Timor Leste1.27
Tonga0.29
Trinidad and Tobago1.981.621.521.741.842.252.101.762.212.352.782.242.342.583.192.552.412.412.782.722.652.592.522.612.923.233.542.682.93
Tunisia19.3015.6111.938.244.560.870.961.061.151.241.341.431.521.621.711.811.901.992.092.182.272.372.462.61
Turkey0.790.620.740.671.000.710.850.891.311.401.391.311.291.241.281.231.231.18
Turks and Caicos7.976.955.923.933.872.91
Tuvalu0.83
Uganda0.430.530.630.730.83
Ukraine11.5412.6018.6719.627.859.299.3910.2710.6215.6718.9319.6720.1918.920.680.730.830.790.660.830.72
United Arab Emirates0.730.730.720.72
United Kingdom2.132.082.222.192.252.202.102.122.091.811.821.771.691.651.751.691.491.661.611.611.641.681.541.521.541.371.431.461.341.421.431.431.34
Uruguay2.202.163.931.852.062.272.812.942.902.853.073.312.892.862.68
Vanuatu1.02
Venezuela1.842.141.871.881.621.941.923.082.482.302.252.271.911.901.911.871.571.661.441.77
Vietnam0.390.100.020.080.150.300.270.230.300.460.620.780.951.111.271.431.591.511.221.88
West Bank and Gaza1.000.700.900.900.700.850.440.710.640.820.770.610.751.051.351.651.651.841.962.07
Yemen0.41
Zambia0.830.770.700.640.580.520.450.390.330.260.20
Zimbabwe0.170.210.260.300.230.150.210.260.320.310.300.300.290.280.270.270.260.250.310.360.40

Employers refers to those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a self-employment jobs (i.e., jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced) and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).

Source: World Bank