Laos: Informal employment

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 Laos

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 82.50
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 82.50
 Min - Max 82.50 - 82.50
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Laos from 2017 to 2017. The average value for Laos during that period was 82.5 percent with a minimum of 82.5 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 82.5 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 82.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 48 countries is 61.84 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 82.5 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 3.17 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 3.82 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.16 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 4.34 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.29 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 59.62 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.82 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.97 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.24 2023 percent
 Self-employment 78.86 2022 percent
 Informal employment 82.50 2017 percent
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