United Kingdom - Self-employed

Self-employed, female (% of females employed)

Self-employed, female (% of females employed) in United Kingdom was 9.30 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 9.30 in 2011, while its lowest value was 3.90 in 1980.

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 three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.

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

See also:

Year Value
1980 3.90
1981 4.40
1982 4.90
1983 5.90
1984 6.50
1985 6.90
1986 6.80
1987 7.40
1988 7.40
1989 7.30
1990 7.40
1991 7.20
1992 8.00
1993 7.90
1994 8.00
1995 7.80
1996 7.70
1997 7.90
1998 7.80
1999 7.60
2000 7.80
2001 7.40
2002 7.50
2003 7.90
2004 7.90
2005 7.80
2006 8.10
2007 8.30
2008 8.20
2009 8.60
2010 9.10
2011 9.30

Self-employed, male (% of males employed)

Self-employed, male (% of males employed) in United Kingdom was 18.40 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 18.40 in 2011, while its lowest value was 10.90 in 1980.

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 three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.

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

See also:

Year Value
1980 10.90
1981 11.90
1982 12.20
1983 13.20
1984 14.60
1985 14.70
1986 14.90
1987 16.20
1988 16.50
1989 17.70
1990 17.80
1991 17.50
1992 17.40
1993 17.30
1994 17.90
1995 18.00
1996 17.30
1997 17.10
1998 16.30
1999 16.80
2000 16.00
2001 16.20
2002 16.50
2003 17.00
2004 17.50
2005 17.40
2006 17.60
2007 17.80
2008 17.70
2009 18.00
2010 18.20
2011 18.40

Self-employed, total (% of total employed)

Self-employed, total (% of total employed) in United Kingdom was 14.20 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 14.20 in 2011, while its lowest value was 8.10 in 1980.

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 three subcategories: employers, own-account workers, and members of producers' cooperatives.

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

See also:

Year Value
1980 8.10
1981 8.80
1982 9.20
1983 10.20
1984 11.30
1985 11.40
1986 11.50
1987 12.50
1988 12.60
1989 13.20
1990 13.30
1991 13.00
1992 13.20
1993 13.10
1994 13.40
1995 13.50
1996 13.00
1997 13.00
1998 12.50
1999 12.60
2000 12.30
2001 12.20
2002 12.30
2003 12.80
2004 13.10
2005 13.00
2006 13.20
2007 13.40
2008 13.30
2009 13.60
2010 14.00
2011 14.20

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity