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No. 67
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Title The largest number of older female employment-population is engaged in manual labor by 999 thousands.
Date 2017-01-23


The largest number of older female employment-population is engaged in manual labor by 999 thousands.

 

 

As for the older employment-population aged 55-79, the largest number of female workers were engaged in manual labor by 999 thousand, and for male the number of ‘Devices and Machine operators and assemblers’ was the highest by 821 thousand.

 

By analysing the distribution of employment by type, it was found that sex-related job segregation also exist in the older population. For female, following the number of ‘Manual workers’, numbers of ‘Service Workers’(583 thousands), ‘Skilled workers in agriculture, forestry and fisheries’(410 thousands), and ‘Sales Workers’(367 thousands) were high in the order. However, number of workers engaged in other types of employment was below 150 thousands. On the other hand, the numbers of workers were high in the following order for the older male workers: ‘Manual Workers’(740 thousands), ‘Skilled workers in agriculture, forestry and fisheries’(535 thousands), ‘Technicians and related workers’(519 thousands), and ‘Experts and related workers’(354 thousands).

 

In the older population, more female workers were engaged in manual labor, service, and sales than male workers, and among these three, the difference in numbers in the service sector was the biggest. And for the employement types in which more male than female was engaged, difference in ‘Devices and machine operator and assembler’ was the highest.

 

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