Women and men in the informal economy: A statistical update

This report provides a snapshot of the situation in 2019 and trends in selected countries since 2020. It does not intend to provide an in-depth analysis of trends and factors of informality. Instead, the primary objective of this publication is to provide a concise update, both globally and by region, of data on the extent of informal employment, the categories of workers most exposed to informality and the characteristics of those currently in informal employment and their working conditions compared to their counterparts in formal employment.