Cameroon: Informal employment

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 Cameroon

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 90.10
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2014
 Average 90.55
 Min - Max 90.10 - 91.00
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 2007 to 2014. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 90.55 percent with a minimum of 90.1 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 91 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2014 is 90.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 37 countries is 62.04 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 11.97 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 3.78 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.24 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 3.21 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.46 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 71.95 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.22 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 67.29 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 76.70 2023 percent
 Self-employment 75.00 2022 percent
 Informal employment 90.10 2014 percent
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