Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) fell to 24.5% in South Korea in 2017

Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) (%)
Labour | South Korea | May 18, 2019
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Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) reached 23.0 % in 2015 in South Korea. This is 8.79 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in South Korea reached an all time high of 26.4 % in 2013 and an all time low of 6.40 % in 1990. When compared to South Korea's main peers, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in Japan amounted to 49.2 % and 3.82 % in Vietnam in 2015.

South Korea has been ranked 70th within the group of 94 countries we follow in terms of Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment), 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Part-time employment refers to regular employment in which working time is substantially less than normal.

Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cambodia % 27.3% 25.4% 23.8% 24.9% 4.72% ... ...
China % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % 46.2% 48.1% 49.8% 49.2% ... ...
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia % 11.0% 5.80% 11.4% 11.9% 11.7% ... ...
South Korea % 22.2% 26.4% 23.3% 23.0% 25.3% ...
Thailand % 14.8% 18.3% 16.7% 18.6% 17.6% ... ...
USA % 30.3% 30.0% 30.5% 30.9% 29.2%
Vietnam % ... ... ... 21.2% 23.0% 3.82% 3.40% ...