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Latest items for ERBG-DATA-2

June 10, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"Men are more likely to be employed than women; 63% of women are currently employed, as compared with 81% of men" (31).
June 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"From gender point of view, it is important to note that while for male young people the unemployment begin to decrease from the age of 24 (after rates reaching almost half of the population aged 15 to 19 years old), for women, the reduction can only be felt in the age group of 30–34 years old" (8).
June 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"According to the Department of Statistics’ first quarter survey on unemployment, unemployment among women holding a bachelor’s degree was 53.9 percent" (42).
June 7, 2019, 8 a.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"In 2015 the police recruited 10 female police riders for its Traffic Enforcement Squad. The first female firefighter was recruited in 2011, and recruitment since has brought the total number to 14. A large majority of women held unskilled labor jobs" (p. 17).
June 5, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"More than 7 in 10 men and 4 in 10 women report they were employed in the 12 months prior to the survey" (31). "Respondents are considered 'employed” if they were currently working at the time of the survey (that is, if they had worked in the past 7 days). Thirty-four percent of women reported being currently employed and 6 percent were employed in the 12 months preceding the survey but not working at the time of the survey. As expected, employment was more common among men than women (Figure 3.1). Fifty-six percent of men reported they were employed at the time of the survey and 16 percent had worked...more
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"In 2011, 4.4 per cent of CEOs and 10.3 per cent of supervisory board members were women. These numbers increased to 7.2 per cent and 17.7 per cent respectively by January 2016" (8). "Due to women’s under-representation at top management level, the Cabinet introduced a quota on the 14 March 2011 for the share of women representing the federal state in the supervisory boards of state-owned and state-related enterprises with a 50 per cent share or more held by the federal state. A step-by-step scheme aims to increase this share to 35 per cent by the end of 2018. The quota is assessed annually. It increased from an average 26...more
June 4, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Countries: Benin
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"According to the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis, the employment rate was 73 percent for men and 69 percent for women in 2011" (p. 16).
May 28, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2

"Despite the government’s goal of increasing the role of women in the economic sector, women and girls ages 15 and older represented only 25 percent of the formal workforce, largely due to barriers to education and social traditions that precluded women from seeking and gaining employment" (48).
May 24, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"In 2016 the employment rate for women was 52.6 percent, compared with 78.3 percent for men" (p. 13).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Montenegro (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Mongolia (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2, ERBG-DATA-5

"In 2016 women made up 44 percent of the nonagricultural workforce" (p. 22).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 55% of the total labor force in Mozambique (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 26% of the total labor force in Morocco (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 41% of the total labor force in Myanmar (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 50% of the total labor force in Namibia (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 46% of the total labor force in the Netherlands (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 52% of the total labor force in Nepal (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 39% of the total labor force in Nicaragua (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 47% of the total labor force in New Zealand (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Nigeria (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 43% of the total labor force in Niger (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 13% of the total labor force in Oman (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 47% of the total labor force in Norway (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 22% of the total labor force in Pakistan (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 49% of the total labor force in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 40% of the total labor force in Panama (123).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Peru (124.
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 40% of the total labor force in Paraguay (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Poland (125).