Rwanda: Informal employment

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 Rwanda

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 82.90
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2020
 Average 80.95
 Min - Max 80.10 - 82.90
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 2017 to 2020. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 80.95 percent with a minimum of 80.1 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 82.9 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 82.9 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 5.28 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 15.08 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 16.46 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 13.59 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 21.87 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.52 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.29 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.07 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 66.42 2023 percent
 Self-employment 64.00 2022 percent
 Informal employment 82.90 2020 percent
 Employment 3.97 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 18.05 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 153.67 Q3/2023 index points
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