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Self-employment on the rise

Some 20% - 30% of working-age population (162 million people) in Europe and the USA are engaged in some kind of independent work. The number of people in vulnerable forms of employment (e.g. self-employed) is rising. Women are more likely to be solopreneurs than men.


As a main feature of the self-actualization economy, self-employment is on the rise.

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