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11. Self Employed and Unemployed

Data are available on the number (rate) of unemployed workers, as well as the self-employed. As indicated above, these individuals may not be easily reached through traditional means. Furthermore, the self-employment may have needs for information that differ considerably from the needs of wage-and-salary employees. Examples include information on retirement, health insurance, access to capital and markets for their products, etc.

Key variables

  • Private wage and salary worker
  • Government worker
  • Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business
  • Unpaid family worker

Quick Table (where to find the data):
Economic Characteristics: Employment, Income, Poverty and more