Cameroon - Self-employed

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

Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Cameroon was 85.85 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 94.27 in 1993, while its lowest value was 85.85 in 2019.

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 September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1991 94.17
1992 94.20
1993 94.27
1994 94.26
1995 94.24
1996 94.22
1997 93.67
1998 93.11
1999 92.45
2000 91.74
2001 91.07
2002 91.00
2003 90.92
2004 90.78
2005 90.69
2006 90.55
2007 90.44
2008 89.92
2009 89.47
2010 88.93
2011 88.31
2012 87.65
2013 87.00
2014 86.33
2015 86.24
2016 86.14
2017 86.05
2018 85.96
2019 85.85

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

Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Cameroon was 68.65 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 76.79 in 1993, while its lowest value was 68.65 in 2019.

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 September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1991 76.37
1992 76.51
1993 76.79
1994 76.75
1995 76.66
1996 76.56
1997 75.07
1998 73.62
1999 71.99
2000 70.29
2001 68.86
2002 69.68
2003 70.52
2004 71.21
2005 72.01
2006 72.76
2007 73.58
2008 73.03
2009 72.70
2010 72.23
2011 71.63
2012 70.97
2013 70.37
2014 69.75
2015 69.54
2016 69.32
2017 69.11
2018 68.89
2019 68.65

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

Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Cameroon was 76.66 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 85.32 in 1993, while its lowest value was 76.66 in 2019.

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 September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1991 85.06
1992 85.15
1993 85.32
1994 85.30
1995 85.24
1996 85.17
1997 84.13
1998 83.10
1999 81.95
2000 80.72
2001 79.64
2002 80.00
2003 80.37
2004 80.64
2005 81.00
2006 81.31
2007 81.67
2008 81.06
2009 80.57
2010 79.98
2011 79.37
2012 78.72
2013 78.11
2014 77.47
2015 77.32
2016 77.17
2017 77.02
2018 76.85
2019 76.66

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity