WIEGO Statistic Brief no. 27

Home-based Workers in the World: A Statistical Profile

Globally, 260 million women and men are employed in home-based work, including 35 million in developed countries.

WIEGO Statistical Briefs are part of the WIEGO Publication Series.

They 1) provide statistics on the informal economy and categories of informal workers in accessible formats at the regional, country and city levels; or 2) describe the methods for the collection, tabulation and/or analysis of statistics.

See www.wiego.org/wiego-publication-series.