Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) fell to 53.0% in Ireland in 2017

Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Ireland | May 18, 2019
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Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) reached 56.9 % in 2015 in Ireland. This is 3.27 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in Ireland reached an all time high of 57.6 % in 2011 and an all time low of 27.4 % in 1986. When compared to Ireland's main peers, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in Canada amounted to 50.1 %, 51.4 % in France, 47.9 % in Iceland and 57.9 % in United Kingdom in 2015.

Ireland has been ranked 10th within the group of 94 countries we follow in terms of Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment), 3 places above 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
Australia % 60.4% 59.5% 57.8% 59.2% 57.3% ... ...
Belgium % 56.5% 57.0% 55.8% 56.1% 55.3% ...
Canada % 48.9% 49.8% 52.5% 50.1% 49.5%
Denmark % 54.3% 54.6% 54.0% 53.7% 55.8% ...
France % 50.0% 51.5% 51.4% 51.4% 49.4% ...
Germany % 57.1% 57.8% 57.3% 57.4% 56.8% ...
Iceland % 49.4% 51.4% 47.5% 47.9% 47.6% ...
Ireland % 57.4% 56.9% 56.0% 56.9% 55.1% ...
Italy % 50.3% 50.8% 51.2% 51.4% 50.6% ...
Mexico % 35.2% 34.4% 34.4% 34.7% 33.9%
Norway % 59.0% 60.0% 57.8% 58.0% 56.9% ...
Spain % 41.0% 41.3% 41.6% 41.2% 40.0% ...
Sweden % 56.4% 56.1% 56.1% 56.5% 54.6% ...
USA % 30.3% 30.0% 30.5% 30.9% 29.2%
United Kingdom % 58.5% 58.1% 57.3% 57.9% 57.3% ...