Namibia: Informal employment

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 Namibia

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 55.80
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2012 - 2018
 Average 58.56
 Min - Max 54.20 - 66.90
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 2012 to 2018. The average value for Namibia during that period was 58.56 percent with a minimum of 54.2 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 66.9 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2018 is 55.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 51 countries is 61.23 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 0.99 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.99 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 18.40 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 20.83 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 38.41 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 59.53 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.40 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.82 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.66 2023 percent
 Self-employment 39.00 2022 percent
 Informal employment 55.80 2018 percent
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