Botswana: Informal employment

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 Botswana

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 68.70
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2019 - 2020
 Average 68.25
 Min - Max 67.80 - 68.70
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 2019 to 2020. The average value for Botswana during that period was 68.25 percent with a minimum of 67.8 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 68.7 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 68.7 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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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 1.17 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 23.62 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 26.02 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 21.42 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 43.61 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 64.54 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.49 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 59.88 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 69.42 2023 percent
 Self-employment 30.94 2022 percent
 Informal employment 68.70 2020 percent
 Employment 0.42 Q3/2018 million employed people
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