Samoa: Informal employment

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 Samoa

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 37.30
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2012 - 2017
 Average 44.00
 Min - Max 37.30 - 50.70
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 2012 to 2017. The average value for Samoa during that period was 44 percent with a minimum of 37.3 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 50.7 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2017 is 37.3 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.
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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 0.08 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 10.04 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.79 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 6.28 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 19.39 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 54.48 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 37.67 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 41.40 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.32 2023 percent
 Self-employment 35.17 2022 percent
 Informal employment 37.30 2017 percent
 Labor cost 128.06 Q3/2023 index points
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