Senegal: Informal employment

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 Senegal

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 90.20
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2015 - 2019
 Average 91.16
 Min - Max 87.00 - 93.60
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Senegal from 2015 to 2019. The average value for Senegal during that period was 91.16 percent with a minimum of 87 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 93.6 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 90.2 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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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 5.26 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 3.01 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.15 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 2.85 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 4.15 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 50.28 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 38.73 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 37.60 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.91 2023 percent
 Self-employment 64.36 2022 percent
 Informal employment 90.20 2019 percent
 Employment 5.28 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 19.50 Q3/2023 percent
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