Singapore - Self-employed

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

Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Singapore was 9.20 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 10.80 in 2012, while its lowest value was 5.80 in 2000.

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.

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Year Value
1991 7.60
1992 7.60
1993 7.10
1994 7.60
1995 6.50
1996 8.10
1997 8.20
1998 8.30
1999 9.60
2000 5.80
2001 9.50
2002 9.40
2003 9.50
2004 9.70
2005 10.20
2006 10.10
2007 10.10
2008 10.00
2009 10.00
2010 9.60
2011 10.50
2012 10.80
2013 10.50
2014 10.00
2015 9.20
2016 9.20
2017 9.20

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

Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Singapore was 18.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 19.70 in 2004, while its lowest value was 13.50 in 2000.

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 17.20
1992 17.60
1993 17.90
1994 17.70
1995 14.80
1996 19.30
1997 17.70
1998 18.60
1999 19.70
2000 13.50
2001 19.50
2002 19.10
2003 18.70
2004 19.70
2005 18.90
2006 18.80
2007 19.30
2008 19.00
2009 18.40
2010 18.30
2011 18.60
2012 19.00
2013 18.50
2014 18.40
2015 18.00
2016 18.00
2017 18.00

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

Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Singapore was 14.10 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 15.60 in 2004, while its lowest value was 10.40 in 2000.

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 13.50
1992 13.70
1993 13.80
1994 13.90
1995 11.60
1996 15.00
1997 14.00
1998 14.60
1999 15.60
2000 10.40
2001 15.40
2002 15.20
2003 15.00
2004 15.60
2005 15.20
2006 15.10
2007 15.40
2008 15.10
2009 14.80
2010 14.50
2011 15.00
2012 15.40
2013 15.00
2014 14.70
2015 14.10
2016 14.10
2017 14.10

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity