Vietnam: Informal employment

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 Vietnam

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 67.00
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2020
 Average 74.85
 Min - Max 67.00 - 81.90
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 2007 to 2020. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 74.85 percent with a minimum of 67 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 81.9 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 67 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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Recent values chart
Vietnam - Informal employment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Vietnam - Informal employment - historical chart - 2007-2020




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 56.15 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 1.54 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 1.53 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 1.76 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.33 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 73.00 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.30 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 68.48 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 77.80 2023 percent
 Self-employment 53.79 2022 percent
 Informal employment 67.00 2020 percent
 Employment 51.32 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 2.30 Q3/2023 percent
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