Part time employment, total (% of total employment)

Definition: Part time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal. Definitions of part time employment differ by country.

Description: The map below shows how Part time employment, total (% of total employment) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Netherlands, with a value of 50.50. The country with the lowest value in the world is Samoa, with a value of 1.70.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Relevance to gender indicator: More and more women are working part-time and one of the concern is that part time work does not provide the stability that full time work does.