Singapore - Self-employed

Self-employed, female (% of females employed)

Self-employed, female (% of females employed) in Singapore was 10.50 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 10.80 in 2012, while its lowest value was 8.10 in 1993.

Definition: Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, 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. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1986 10.20
1987 10.70
1988 8.90
1989 8.80
1991 8.60
1992 8.60
1993 8.10
1994 8.60
1996 9.00
1997 8.20
1998 8.30
1999 9.50
2001 9.40
2002 9.40
2003 9.50
2004 9.60
2006 10.10
2007 10.10
2008 9.90
2009 10.00
2010 9.60
2011 10.40
2012 10.80
2013 10.50

Self-employed, male (% of males employed)

Self-employed, male (% of males employed) in Singapore was 18.50 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 19.80 in 1996, while its lowest value was 17.60 in 1997.

Definition: Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, 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. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1986 18.90
1987 19.00
1988 18.30
1989 18.00
1991 17.80
1992 18.50
1993 18.60
1994 18.40
1996 19.80
1997 17.60
1998 18.60
1999 19.60
2001 19.40
2002 19.10
2003 18.70
2004 19.70
2006 18.70
2007 19.20
2008 19.00
2009 18.40
2010 18.30
2011 18.60
2012 18.90
2013 18.50

Self-employed, total (% of total employed)

Self-employed, total (% of total employed) in Singapore was 14.90 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 15.80 in 1987, while its lowest value was 13.90 in 1997.

Definition: Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, 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. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1986 15.60
1987 15.80
1988 14.60
1989 14.40
1991 14.30
1992 14.70
1993 14.60
1994 14.70
1996 15.50
1997 13.90
1998 14.50
1999 15.60
2001 15.40
2002 15.10
2003 14.90
2004 15.60
2006 15.10
2007 15.30
2008 15.10
2009 14.80
2010 14.50
2011 15.00
2012 15.30
2013 14.90

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity