Home-based work is especially seen among the women to carry out houseworks and contribute to their household income. In this study, the aim is to compare socio-economic lives between two groups, the women who work for subcontractor employer and the women who work as self-employed in textile and textile supplier sector, particularly in Denizli. In this context, why the women in two groups prefer the informal employment, the disadvantages and profits of these jobs, the statuses of social life, etc. are compared and the current situations are determined. The most significant feature is informalisation. On the other hand the differences were discovered about the quality and variety of work, social life perception, contribution to house-work, etc.