Self-employment and low pay (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3742
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many people in London defined as self-employed currently earn the equivalent of less than the National Living Wage?

Answer

Answer for Self-employment and low pay (2)

Answer for Self-employment and low pay (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

ONS only collects data on self-employment in the linked Annual Population and Labour Force Surveys.  These surveys cannot be used to estimate the hourly earnings of the self-employed, and so it it not possible to provide the information sought.