Syrian Arab Republic - Self-employed

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

Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 14.80 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 58.90 in 2000, while its lowest value was 14.60 in 2016.

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 54.10
1992 48.50
1993 49.80
1994 49.80
1995 48.30
1996 52.10
1997 54.10
1998 48.90
1999 56.70
2000 58.90
2001 53.40
2002 25.00
2003 24.30
2004 28.90
2005 31.20
2006 30.40
2007 31.00
2008 28.10
2009 21.70
2010 24.10
2011 17.00
2012 15.30
2013 15.30
2014 15.20
2015 14.70
2016 14.60
2017 14.80

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

Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 39.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 53.90 in 1991, while its lowest value was 38.70 in 2010.

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 53.90
1992 52.00
1993 51.70
1994 51.60
1995 50.80
1996 50.70
1997 50.50
1998 49.20
1999 51.50
2000 52.30
2001 50.20
2002 44.00
2003 43.70
2004 45.70
2005 46.90
2006 46.60
2007 48.40
2008 39.90
2009 40.60
2010 38.70
2011 40.30
2012 38.70
2013 38.70
2014 39.00
2015 38.80
2016 39.10
2017 39.40

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

Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 36.60 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 53.90 in 1991, while its lowest value was 36.10 in 2012.

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 53.90
1992 51.40
1993 51.40
1994 51.30
1995 50.30
1996 51.00
1997 51.10
1998 49.10
1999 52.40
2000 53.40
2001 50.70
2002 40.80
2003 40.40
2004 43.10
2005 44.60
2006 44.40
2007 46.10
2008 38.20
2009 38.10
2010 36.80
2011 37.60
2012 36.10
2013 36.10
2014 36.40
2015 36.10
2016 36.30
2017 36.60

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity