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Source: Office for National Statistics

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage(%)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Percentage(%)

Definitions

This indicator presents the share of employment which is classified as informal employment in the total economy, and separately in agriculture and in non-agriculture.

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Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 03 December 2021
Metadata last updated 03 December 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of informal employment in total employment, by sector and sex

Target name

Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

International Labour Organization (ILO)

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Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Periodicity

Yearly

Earliest available data

2012

Geographical coverage

UK

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Release date 08 June 2021
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

Official

Contact details

SustainableDevelopment@ons.gov.uk

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