Informal Sector and Informal Employment: Overview of Data for 11 Cities in 10 Developing Countries

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J. Herrera, M. Kuepie, C. Nordman, X. Oudin, F. Roubaud
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  • Subtitle: WIEGO Working Paper No. 9

This paper presents tabulations on informal employment in urban areas of 10 developing countries: Abidjan, Antananarivo, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Lima, Lomé, Niamey and Ouagadougou.

Informal Sector and Informal Employment: Data Overview

It presents data on specific categories of urban informal workers – street vendors and waste pickers, among others. The paper also makes recommendations on methods to improve the identification of these workers in national data collection systems.

 

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