Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Self-Employment Drops to New Low

Self-employment in the United States fell to a new low in 2011. Only 6.8 percent of workers (including agricultural and non-agricultural) were self-employed in 2011, down from 7.0 percent in 2010 and 7.3 percent in 2000.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

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