Over 50,000 cab drivers enter freelance workforce over three months
In 2022, the total number of self-employed in Uzbekistan has surged by 30% compared to last year. To date, 1.57 million people are freelancers.
The largest number of self-employed is registered in agriculture sector, which has 501,000 self-employed. Next come those providing household services, which employ 442.4 thousand people. 39,000 people work in the IT sector.
Since September 1, when self-employed taxi drivers were allowed to register, 50,908 people have received registration.