El Salvador - Informal employment

Informal employment, female (% of total non-agricultural employment)

Informal employment, female (% of total non-agricultural employment) in El Salvador was 69.59 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 72.25 in 2012, while its lowest value was 69.34 in 2015.

Definition: Employment in the informal economy as a percentage of total non-agricultural employment. It basically includes all jobs in unregistered and/or small-scale private unincorporated enterprises that produce goods or services meant for sale or barter. Self-employed street vendors, taxi drivers and home-base workers, regardless of size, are all considered enterprises. However, agricultural and related activities, households producing goods exclusively for their own use (e.g. subsistence farming, domestic housework, care work, and employment of paid domestic workers), and volunteer services rendered to the community are excluded.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
2010 71.83
2011 71.72
2012 72.25
2013 72.04
2014 70.00
2015 69.34
2016 71.87
2017 72.14
2018 69.59

Informal employment, male (% of total non-agricultural employment)

Informal employment, male (% of total non-agricultural employment) in El Salvador was 56.68 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 59.75 in 2012, while its lowest value was 54.55 in 2016.

Definition: Employment in the informal economy as a percentage of total non-agricultural employment. It basically includes all jobs in unregistered and/or small-scale private unincorporated enterprises that produce goods or services meant for sale or barter. Self-employed street vendors, taxi drivers and home-base workers, regardless of size, are all considered enterprises. However, agricultural and related activities, households producing goods exclusively for their own use (e.g. subsistence farming, domestic housework, care work, and employment of paid domestic workers), and volunteer services rendered to the community are excluded.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
2010 59.74
2011 59.69
2012 59.75
2013 58.22
2014 55.66
2015 56.79
2016 54.55
2017 56.60
2018 56.68

Informal employment (% of total non-agricultural employment)

Informal employment (% of total non-agricultural employment) in El Salvador was 62.88 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 66.02 in 2012, while its lowest value was 62.85 in 2014.

Definition: Employment in the informal economy as a percentage of total non-agricultural employment. It basically includes all jobs in unregistered and/or small-scale private unincorporated enterprises that produce goods or services meant for sale or barter. Self-employed street vendors, taxi drivers and home-base workers, regardless of size, are all considered enterprises. However, agricultural and related activities, households producing goods exclusively for their own use (e.g. subsistence farming, domestic housework, care work, and employment of paid domestic workers), and volunteer services rendered to the community are excluded.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
2010 65.83
2011 65.65
2012 66.02
2013 65.20
2014 62.85
2015 62.91
2016 63.15
2017 64.21
2018 62.88

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity