Belgium - Self-employed

Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 10.60 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 16.40 in 1995, while its lowest value was 10.50 in 2011.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 15.40
1992 16.40
1993 16.00
1994 15.40
1995 16.40
1996 15.90
1997 15.10
1998 15.00
1999 16.00
2000 13.80
2001 13.10
2002 13.50
2003 12.80
2004 11.70
2005 12.30
2006 11.80
2007 11.60
2008 10.80
2009 11.30
2010 10.80
2011 10.50
2012 10.50
2013 10.70
2014 10.90
2015 11.10
2016 10.70
2017 10.60

Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 18.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 19.50 in 1996, while its lowest value was 16.80 in 2001.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 18.50
1992 18.80
1993 19.20
1994 19.30
1995 19.00
1996 19.50
1997 18.70
1998 19.00
1999 18.20
2000 17.70
2001 16.80
2002 16.90
2003 17.00
2004 17.00
2005 17.60
2006 17.70
2007 17.40
2008 17.00
2009 17.70
2010 17.30
2011 17.50
2012 17.60
2013 18.80
2014 17.90
2015 18.80
2016 18.50
2017 18.40

Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 14.80 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 18.00 in 1996, while its lowest value was 14.30 in 2008.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 17.30
1992 17.90
1993 17.90
1994 17.70
1995 18.00
1996 18.00
1997 17.20
1998 17.40
1999 17.30
2000 16.10
2001 15.20
2002 15.50
2003 15.20
2004 14.70
2005 15.30
2006 15.10
2007 14.90
2008 14.30
2009 14.80
2010 14.40
2011 14.30
2012 14.40
2013 15.10
2014 14.60
2015 15.20
2016 14.90
2017 14.80

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity