Number of self-employed people in Georgia and in the world

Number of self-employed people in Georgia and in the world

According to the classification of the World Health Organization, any person, who works more than one hour a week, is considered as employed. In some of the countries of the world, the proportion of self-employed people to total employment is quite high, particularly in agriculture. For instance, according to OECD survey, in Columbia, half of the employed people are self-employed.

One of the highest rates of self-employment in Europe is in Greece and it exceeds 34%. In so-called Scandinavian countries, this rate is below 10%.

According to GeoStat, in Georgia, the majority of employed people are self-employed. In 2017, the proportion of self-employed to total employment was 51.7%, which id 1.5% lower than in previous years.

The proportion of self-employed people to total employment in the world is following:

Georgia – 51.7%

Columbia – 51.3%

Greece – 34.1%

Brazil – 32.9%

Turkey – 32.4%

South Korea – 25.5%

Italy – 23.9%

Spain – 16.9%

United Kingdom – 15.4%

France – 11.8%

Japan – 10.6%

Germany – 10.4%

Canada – 8.6%

Russia – 7.5%

USA – 6.4% 

დატოვე კომენტარი

დაამატე კომენტარი

თქვენი ელფოსტის მისამართი გამოქვეყნებული არ იყო.