Part time employment, female (% of total female employment) - Country Ranking

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.

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Liberia 93.93 2016
2 Netherlands 75.81 2018
3 Zimbabwe 70.12 2014
4 Ethiopia 66.47 2013
5 Afghanistan 62.74 2012
6 Rwanda 62.48 2018
7 Switzerland 61.24 2018
8 Austria 61.01 2018
9 Australia 59.16 2017
10 Malawi 59.08 2013
11 Timor-Leste 58.60 2016
12 Mozambique 58.14 2015
13 Norway 57.94 2018
14 Germany 57.47 2018
15 United Kingdom 57.03 2018
16 Iran 55.69 2018
17 New Zealand 54.23 2017
18 Denmark 53.59 2018
19 Sweden 53.34 2018
20 Argentina 52.05 2018
21 Nicaragua 51.38 2012
22 Belgium 51.16 2018
23 Ireland 49.98 2018
23 Italy 49.98 2018
25 Finland 49.91 2018
26 France 48.62 2018
27 Iceland 48.58 2018
28 Japan 48.09 2017
29 Mauritius 47.89 2018
30 Canada 47.82 2018
31 Morocco 47.14 2012
32 Uganda 46.92 2017
33 Dem. Rep. Congo 46.16 2012
34 Tanzania 45.36 2014
35 Malta 44.98 2018
36 Honduras 44.93 2018
37 Kenya 44.24 2016
38 Luxembourg 44.09 2018
39 Georgia 43.61 2018
40 Nepal 43.20 2017
41 Cameroon 43.00 2010
42 Armenia 42.94 2017
43 Guatemala 42.62 2015
44 Ecuador 42.30 2018
45 Indonesia 42.11 2018
46 Bangladesh 40.69 2017
47 Tuvalu 40.64 2016
48 Israel 40.63 2017
49 Bolivia 40.60 2009
50 Madagascar 39.74 2015
51 Spain 39.73 2018
52 Costa Rica 39.40 2018
53 Chile 38.85 2018
54 Colombia 38.72 2015
55 Pakistan 38.42 2018
56 The Gambia 38.36 2012
57 Algeria 36.23 2017
58 Slovenia 36.17 2018
59 Seychelles 35.93 2017
60 Moldova 35.82 2015
61 Paraguay 35.71 2015
62 Brazil 35.51 2018
63 Estonia 35.04 2018
64 Czech Republic 34.88 2018
65 Greece 33.96 2018
66 Dominican Republic 33.65 2017
67 Turkey 33.40 2018
68 Ghana 33.31 2017
69 Cyprus 33.18 2018
70 Mexico 32.90 2018
71 Portugal 32.46 2018
72 Panama 32.45 2018
73 Poland 32.37 2018
74 Sri Lanka 32.29 2017
75 Congo 32.07 2005
76 Peru 32.06 2018
77 Benin 31.69 2011
78 Côte d'Ivoire 31.07 2017
79 Namibia 30.91 2018
80 Kyrgyz Republic 30.38 2017
81 Croatia 30.29 2018
82 Sierra Leone 29.87 2014
83 Puerto Rico 28.94 2015
84 Belize 28.76 2017
85 Haiti 28.69 2012
86 Albania 28.63 2017
87 Lithuania 28.37 2018
88 Cabo Verde 28.23 2018
89 Slovak Republic 28.22 2018
90 Korea 28.18 2018
91 Lao PDR 28.16 2017
91 Philippines 28.16 2018
93 Hungary 28.08 2018
94 United States 27.99 2018
95 El Salvador 27.26 2018
96 Comoros 26.50 2014
97 Iraq 26.15 2017
98 Burundi 25.92 2014
99 Mali 25.80 2018
100 Azerbaijan 23.91 2018
101 Belarus 23.77 2018
102 Latvia 23.57 2018
103 Serbia 23.21 2018
104 Solomon Islands 21.69 2013
105 Eswatini 21.64 2016
106 Egypt 21.24 2017
107 Suriname 21.19 2015
108 Vietnam 21.18 2018
109 Venezuela 20.96 2012
110 South Africa 20.91 2018
111 Ukraine 19.59 2017
112 Myanmar 19.30 2018
113 Botswana 19.06 2010
114 Hong Kong SAR, China 18.95 2016
115 Tunisia 18.57 2010
116 Nigeria 18.28 2013
117 Thailand 17.36 2018
118 Romania 16.52 2018
119 Mongolia 15.90 2018
120 Malaysia 15.22 2016
121 Nauru 15.04 2013
122 Saudi Arabia 14.92 2015
123 North Macedonia 14.87 2018
124 Singapore 14.23 2013
125 Bosnia and Herzegovina 14.05 2019
126 Bulgaria 13.49 2018
127 Jamaica 12.98 2017
128 Samoa 12.29 2017
129 Russia 11.74 2016
130 Kazakhstan 10.80 2017
131 Brunei 10.68 2017
132 Bhutan 10.56 2015
133 Montenegro 8.73 2018
134 Trinidad and Tobago 7.00 2016
135 Cayman Islands 6.01 2015
136 Macao SAR, China 5.25 2016
137 Cambodia 4.72 2016
138 United Arab Emirates 4.10 2018
139 Cuba 3.20 2010
140 Yemen 2.14 2010
141 Qatar 0.20 2017
142 Palau 0.00 2014

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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.