GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Self Employed Statistics [Latest Report]

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"In 2020, 9.9% of the total workforce in the United States was self-employed, down from 10.3% in 2019."

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"The average annual income of self-employed workers in the United States was $67,306 in 2020."

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"Approximately 34% of self-employed workers say that they are entrepreneurs."

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"Between 2005 and 2015, the number of self-employed people over the age of 65 increased by 48% in the United States."

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"In the UK, 4.4 million people were self-employed in 2019, accounting for 15% of the working population."

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"22% of self-employed individuals in the UK work part-time."

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"As of 2020, there are 1.1 billion freelancers worldwide, with 48% being self-employed."

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"In Australia, self-employed individuals comprise 17.4% of the total workforce."

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"In 2016, 44% of self-employed individuals in Canada had incorporated businesses."

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"Self-employed women in the United States earn 28% less on average than their male counterparts."

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"In 2020, the self-employment rate in OECD countries was 15.2%."

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"In 2019, 37% of self-employed workers in the United States did not have health insurance."

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"36% of self-employed workers in the United States have a bachelor’s degree or higher."

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"The construction and extraction industries had the highest proportion of self-employed workers in the United States in 2019, at 35.7%."

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"By 2021, 30% of self-employed entrepreneurs were using co-working spaces, a 29% increase from 2015."

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"25% of self-employed people in the United States report being more satisfied with their work than those in traditional employment."

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"In the United States between 2001 and 2016, the share of self-employed immigrants increased by 30%."

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