Burkina Faso: Informal employment

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 Burkina Faso

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 95.40
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2018 - 2018
 Average 95.40
 Min - Max 95.40 - 95.40
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 2018 to 2018. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 95.4 percent with a minimum of 95.4 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 95.4 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 95.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 51 countries is 61.23 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2018 is 95.4 percent.
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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 8.58 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.07 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.92 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 5.07 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 8.15 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.09 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.02 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 57.59 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 72.86 2023 percent
 Self-employment 85.62 2022 percent
 Informal employment 95.40 2018 percent
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