Maldives: Informal employment

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 Maldives

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 44.30
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2016 - 2019
 Average 48.00
 Min - Max 44.30 - 51.70
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 2016 to 2019. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 48 percent with a minimum of 44.3 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 51.7 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 44.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 50 countries is 56.43 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Maldives - Informal employment - Recent values chart




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 0.26 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.39 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.65 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 4.43 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 14.55 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 63.76 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 27.46 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 42.55 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 78.60 2023 percent
 Self-employment 22.19 2022 percent
 Informal employment 44.30 2019 percent
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