Democratic Republic of the Congo: Informal employment

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 97.30
 Year 2012
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2012
 Average 97.95
 Min - Max 97.30 - 98.60
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2005 to 2012. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 97.95 percent with a minimum of 97.3 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 98.6 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2012 is 97.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 35 countries is 62.61 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 35.98 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.68 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.62 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 5.33 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 8.40 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.78 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.43 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 62.67 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 68.99 2023 percent
 Self-employment 86.40 2022 percent
 Informal employment 97.30 2012 percent
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