Employment conditions

Modified on 2015/05/21 16:54 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

Table II.7

From gender issues to gender statistics on employment conditions: illustrative examples


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are women concentrated in sectors and occupations that are usually low paid? Industry (branch of economic activity) by sex.
Occupation by sex.
Population censuses.
Household surveys, such as Labour Force Survey (LFS).
Do women have the same chances as men of being in managerial positions? Occupation by sex. Population censuses.
Household surveys, such as LFS.
Are women more likely than men to be in vulnerable employment? Status in employment by sex. Population censuses.
Household surveys, such as LFS.
Are women found more often than men in unregulated and unprotected employment with no contract and no benefits? Employment and informal employment by sex. Surveys on the informal sector and informal employment.
LFS that include a module on informal employment.
Do women get paid as much as men? Is the gender pay gap closing? Wages or earnings by sex, detailed occupation, educational attainment and years of seniority. Statistics needed for at least two points in time. Household surveys, such as LFS.