Albania: Self-employment

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 Albania

Self-employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 52.82
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 60.88
 Min - Max 52.82 - 66.69
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Albania from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Albania during that period was 60.88 percent with a minimum of 52.82 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 66.69 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2022 is 52.82 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 179 countries is 40.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Albania - Self-employment - Recent values chart

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Albania - Self-employment - historical chart - 1991-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 1.40 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 11.63 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 10.94 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 11.20 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 26.94 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.18 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 44.26 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 52.82 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.65 2023 percent
 Self-employment 52.82 2022 percent
 Informal employment 56.70 2019 percent
 Employment 1.34 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 10.54 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 155.54 Q3/2023 index points
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