According to the Central Bureau of statistics, in 2016 in Israel acted 404,4 thousand individual entrepreneurs, of which 274,9 thousand men and 129.5 thousand women.
The average income of FE gross was $ 11.480 shekels when to 40.8 hours a week. The median income – 8.005 shekels a month gross.
In women the median income was $ 7.675 shekels per month gross when compared with 31.6 hours per week and the median – 5.765 shekels. Men worked an average of 45.1 hours per week, earning on average 13.272 shekel when the median income of 9.889 shekels.
Average and median income, and number of hours are highly dependent on the scope of activities of individual entrepreneurs. In particular, individual entrepreneurs, engaged in the provision of guidance services, work most of all (for 55.7 hours per week – men is 42.6 hours – women), but if women have this kind of activity provides the highest income (the average 12.437 shekels when the median rate at 6.992 shekel), men entrepreneurs, whose activities require a higher education (lawyers, doctors, lecturers, specialists in exact and natural Sciences, etc.) earn, on average, 17.195 thousand shekels, working with 41.3 hours per week.