Female share of employment in senior and middle management (%) - South America

Definition: The proportion of females in total employment in senior and middle management. It corresponds to major group 1 in both ISCO-08 and ISCO-88 minus category 14 in ISCO-08 (hospitality, retail and other services managers) and minus category 13 in ISCO-88 (general managers), since these comprise mainly managers of small enterprises.

Description: The map below shows how Female share of employment in senior and middle management (%) varies by country in South America. 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 region is Argentina, with a value of 38.60. The country with the lowest value in the region is Uruguay, with a value of 33.70.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Development Relevance: The indicator provides information on the proportion of women who are employed in decision-making and management roles in government, large enterprises and institutions.

Periodicity: Annual