Sudan: Self-employment

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 Sudan

Self-employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 59.70
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 61.38
 Min - Max 59.70 - 62.89
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Sudan during that period was 61.38 percent with a minimum of 59.7 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 62.89 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 59.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 179 countries is 40.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sudan - Self-employment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sudan - Self-employment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs." i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 13.59 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 17.58 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 34.14 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 15.22 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 39.05 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 47.64 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 29.57 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 27.87 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.84 2023 percent
 Self-employment 59.70 2022 percent
 Informal employment 87.00 2011 percent
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