Part time employment, female (% of total female employment) - South America

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, female (% of total female employment) 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 52.05. The country with the lowest value in the region is Venezuela, with a value of 20.96.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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.