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Women and men in the labour market of Uzbekistan

WOMEN AND MEN IN UZBEKISTAN: EMPLOYMENT GAPS Labour force characteristics, 2010 (in mln) 0.7 1.3 8.3 8.7 2.8 1.4 0.3 0.3 4.4 4.6 5.6 6.6 5.3 6.2 Total population Above working age Working age Pre-working age Economically active population Unemployed Employed Labour force Economically inactive Economically active Employment patterns by sectors, %, 2010 Pay gap by sectors, 2010 (% of average salary) 43.6 102.3 56.4 Finance 67.8 82 32.2 Education 75.5 78.2 24.5 Healthcare 37.8 84.4 62.2 Housing & utilities 14.7 132.8 85.3 Transportation 10.4 158.4 89.6 Construction 40.2 160.2 59.8 Industry women men regardless of gender Representation at management levels (persons) 49,009 130,396 Marriage patterns by bride and groom age, 2009 (persons) Total number of grooms Total number of brides 272083 272083 U18% 46%| |2%| 22% below 20 20-24 over 24 over 24 20-24 below 20 Usage of time free from productive ļabour (in hours during single day) Personal care 1.7 1.5 Personal care Unpaid household work 2.8 Free time Unpaid household 2.7 work 0.7 0.4 Other Taking Free time 0.4 0.5 Taking care of family municalion of tamily Communication WOMEN MEN (8,87 hours of free time) (5,77 hours of free time) Access to pre-school facilities 9834 8464 6264 5375 number of pre-schools 1991 1995 2005 2010 Causes Recommendations High cost of female labour (privileges and preferences) Privileges and preferences should be granted to any parent, not just mothers Awareness raising campaigns to eradicate stereotypes Women's unpaid household labour Insufficient consideration Taking into account needs and interests of women Insufficient access of gender issues in employment policy making Widening access to pre-school facilities and decreasing the fee for public ones to pre-school facilities and men in employment programme development Unequal marriage and retirement ages High tax on labour force and low salary in "female" sectors Establishing equal marriage and retirement ages for women and men Decreasing labour force tax for women and men Sources of data: *Policy brief “Effective employment policies: ensuring employment opportunities for women" (2011) UNDP 2012, *Statistical bulletin “Women and Men of Uzbekistan" (2007), The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics *Statistical bulletin "Women and Men of Uzbekistan" (2012), The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics Data is accessible only up to the year 2006. Uzbekistan Other

Women and men in the labour market of Uzbekistan

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This infographic shows the position of women and men in labour market and existing gaps. Namely, although women represent good bulk of labour force then concentrate in lower paid social sectors (educa...



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