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No. 115
Read. 198
Title ‘Professionals and related workers’ takes the biggest number of female employees with 2,555 thousand persons
Date 2018-01-15


According to the 2015 Economically Active Population Survey conducted by the Statistics Korea, the biggest number of female and male employees was found in the occupation ‘professionals and related workers:’ 2,555 thousand persons and 2,769 persons respectively. The smallest number was found in ‘managers:’ 32 thousand persons and 298 thousand persons respectively.
In case of female employees, the second biggest category was ‘clerks’ (2,166 thousand persons), followed by ‘service workers’ (1,856 thousand persons), ‘elementary workers’ (1,769 thousand persons). and ‘sales workers’ (1,500 thousand persons). On the other hand, the number of female employees was less than 500 thousand persons in ‘agricultural, forestry and fishery workers,’ ‘craft workers,’ ‘machine, operation and assembling workers’ respectively. In addition, the number of female managers was only 32 thousand persons.
As to male employees, the second biggest category was ‘machine, operation and assembling workers’ (2,765 thousand persons), ‘clerks’ (2,353 thousand persons), and ‘machine, operation and assembling workers’ (2,044 thousand persons), of which distribution was quite different from that of female employees. In addition, the respective number of ‘service workers’ (959 thousand persons), ‘agricultural, forestry and fishery workers,’ (736 thousand persons). and ‘managers’ (298 thousand persons) was relatively smaller than other occupation categories.