Jordan: Informal employment

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 Jordan

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 53.40
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2020
 Average 49.78
 Min - Max 44.70 - 53.40
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Jordan from 2017 to 2020. The average value for Jordan during that period was 49.78 percent with a minimum of 44.7 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 53.4 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 53.4 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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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 3.06 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.19 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 25.63 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 17.70 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 41.69 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 39.44 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 17.05 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 14.05 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.76 2023 percent
 Self-employment 11.67 2022 percent
 Informal employment 53.40 2020 percent
 Unemployment rate 22.30 Q3/2023 percent
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