OECD Labour Force Statistics 2013
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OECD Labour Force Statistics 2013

This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and part-time employment. It also contains participation and unemployment rates by gender and detailed age groups as well as comparative tables for the main components of the labour force. Data are available for each OECD Member country and for OECD-Total, Euro area and European Union. The time series presented in the publication cover 10 years for most countries. It also provides information on the sources and definitions used by Member countries in the compilation of those statistics.

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OECD LABOUR FORCE STATISTICS 2013 - © OECD 2013

‌38Self-employment as a percentage of civilian employment
Percentage
‌‌
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
Australia 1
13.3
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.2
 
11.8
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
11.2
 
10.5
 
Austria
12.8
 
12.8
 
13.3
 
13.6
 
14.4
 
13.8
 
13.4
 
13.8
 
13.8
 
13.3
 
Belgium
15.0
 
14.9
 
15.2
 
15.1
 
14.8
 
14.2
 
14.8
 
14.4
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
Canada 1
9.8
 
9.5
 
9.5
 
9.2
 
9.3
 
9.1
 
9.5
 
9.2
 
9.0
 
8.9
 
Chile
31.5
 
31.0
 
30.4
 
29.0
 
28.1
 
26.8
 
27.7
 
26.5
 
26.6
 
..
 
Czech Republic
17.3
 
16.9
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
16.2
 
16.2
 
16.8
 
17.8
 
18.1
 
18.5
 
Denmark
9.1
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
9.1
 
9.0
 
8.8
 
9.3
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
Estonia
8.9
 
9.7
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
9.0
 
7.7
 
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
Finland
12.9
 
12.8
 
12.7
 
12.9
 
12.6
 
12.8
 
13.6
 
13.5
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
France
8.9
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
9.0
 
9.0
 
9.0
 
9.1
 
9.3
 
9.5
 
..
 
Germany
11.4
 
12.1
 
12.4
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
Greece
39.0
 
36.6
 
36.4
 
36.3
 
35.9
 
35.1
 
35.5
 
35.5
 
36.3
 
36.8
 
Hungary
13.5
 
14.3
 
13.8
 
12.8
 
12.5
 
12.3
 
12.6
 
12.3
 
12.1
 
11.7
 
Iceland
13.9
 
14.1
 
14.2
 
14.8
 
13.7
 
12.7
 
12.2
 
13.0
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
Ireland
17.5
 
17.9
 
17.7
 
16.2
 
16.7
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
Israel 2
13.8
 
13.1
 
13.1
 
13.1
 
12.7
 
12.7
 
12.9
 
12.8
 
12.6
 
..
 
Italy
27.5
 
28.4
 
27.0
 
26.7
 
26.4
 
25.7
 
25.2
 
25.5
 
25.2
 
25.1
 
Japan
15.1
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
13.8
 
13.3
 
13.0
 
12.6
 
12.2
 
11.3
 
11.8
 
Korea
34.9
 
34.0
 
33.6
 
32.8
 
31.8
 
31.3
 
30.0
 
28.8
 
28.2
 
28.2
 
Luxembourg
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
6.2
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
..
 
Mexico
36.6
 
36.5
 
35.5
 
34.5
 
34.3
 
33.9
 
33.8
 
34.7
 
33.7
 
33.7
 
Netherlands
11.4
 
12.1
 
12.4
 
12.7
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
13.5
 
15.0
 
15.0
 
15.3
 
New Zealand
19.2
 
19.1
 
18.3
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
16.3
 
16.1
 
16.5
 
16.4
 
Norway
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
8.5
 
8.0
 
7.8
 
8.1
 
7.7
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
Poland
27.3
 
26.7
 
25.8
 
24.4
 
23.5
 
22.9
 
22.7
 
23.0
 
22.9
 
22.4
 
Portugal
26.7
 
25.9
 
25.1
 
24.0
 
24.2
 
24.1
 
23.8
 
22.9
 
21.3
 
21.9
 
Slovak Republic
9.7
 
12.0
 
12.6
 
12.6
 
12.9
 
13.8
 
15.7
 
16.0
 
15.9
 
15.5
 
Slovenia
14.0
 
15.6
 
15.1
 
16.2
 
15.9
 
14.1
 
16.2
 
17.3
 
16.8
 
16.2
 
Spain
18.3
 
18.1
 
18.2
 
17.9
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
17.0
 
16.9
 
16.6
 
17.6
 
Sweden
9.6
 
9.9
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
10.7
 
11.0
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
Switzerland
12.0
 
11.4
 
11.2
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
Turkey
49.4
 
45.5
 
43.0
 
41.1
 
39.6
 
39.0
 
40.0
 
39.1
 
38.3
 
37.1
 
United Kingdom
13.2
 
13.3
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
13.3
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
14.0
 
14.6
 
United States 1
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
OECD - Total
17.3
 
17.1
 
16.7
 
16.4
 
16.1
 
15.9
 
15.9
 
16.0
 
15.8
 
..
 
G7
11.5
 
11.6
 
11.4
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
10.4
 
..
 
Euro area
16.7
 
16.9
 
16.7
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
16.1
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
16.0
 
16.0
 
European Union 3
17.6
 
17.5
 
17.3
 
17.1
 
16.9
 
16.5
 
16.6
 
16.8
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
Brazil
33.0
 
32.6
 
32.1
 
31.3
 
30.4
 
29.4
 
29.3
 
..
 
27.7
 
27.4
 
Colombia
50.3
 
50.9
 
49.4
 
47.4
 
46.1
 
50.7
 
52.8
 
53.7
 
54.2
 
53.5
 
Russian Federation
7.4
 
7.5
 
7.8
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
6.8
 
7.1
 
6.9
 
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It should be noted that in the case of Australia, Canada and United States self-employed data excludes "incorporated self-employed".
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3.
European Union refer to European Union with 27 countries.

 
 
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