Self-employment rate among employed females in China 2008-2018

The statistic shows the estimated self-employment rate among working women in China in selected years from 2000 to 2018. In 2018, approximately 48.7 percent of working women in China were self-employed. The figure was gradually declining in the past decade.

Self-employment rate among working women in China from 2008 to 2018

Share of female employment
201848.7%
201749.4%
201650.1%
201550.8%
201451.5%
201352.2%
201253%
201153.8%
201054.7%
200955.7%
200856.6%
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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

China

Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Supplementary notes

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.

Figures have been rounded.

According to the source, the data are ILO estimates.

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