Suriname: Informal employment

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 Suriname

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 52.10
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2016 - 2016
 Average 52.10
 Min - Max 52.10 - 52.10
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Suriname from 2016 to 2016. The average value for Suriname during that period was 52.1 percent with a minimum of 52.1 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 52.1 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 52.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 38 countries is 58.67 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2016 is 52.1 percent.
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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 0.25 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 8.23 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 11.26 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 5.69 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 26.03 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 54.27 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 41.72 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 44.68 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 64.11 2023 percent
 Self-employment 22.65 2022 percent
 Informal employment 52.10 2016 percent
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