Dem. Rep. Congo - Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector
Share of women in wage employment in the nonagricultural sector (% of total nonagricultural employment)
Definition: Share of women in wage employment in the nonagricultural sector is the share of female workers in wage employment in the nonagricultural sector (industry and services), expressed as a percentage of total employment in the nonagricultural sector. Industry includes mining and quarrying (including oil production), manufacturing, construction, electricity, gas, and water, corresponding to divisions 2-5 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories C-F (ISIC revision 3). Services include wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services-corresponding to divisions 6-9 (ISIC revision 2) or tabulation categories G-P (ISIC revision 3).
Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.
Sub-Topic: Economic activity