Argentina: Informal employment

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 Argentina

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 46.40
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2020
 Average 50.20
 Min - Max 46.40 - 59.60
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Argentina from 2004 to 2020. The average value for Argentina during that period was 50.2 percent with a minimum of 46.4 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 59.6 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2020 is 46.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 26 countries is 47.30 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
Argentina - Informal employment - Recent values chart

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Argentina - Informal employment - historical chart - 2004-2020




Definition: Informal employment as percent of total employment. Derived from national surveys conducted by the International Labour Organization.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 21.84 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 6.80 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 7.58 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 6.29 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 18.82 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.77 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 42.69 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 50.84 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.11 2023 percent
 Self-employment 27.61 2022 percent
 Informal employment 46.40 2020 percent
 Employment 13.36 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 5.70 Q3/2023 percent
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