Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) rose to 35.9% in Costa Rica in 2017

Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) (%)
Labour | Costa Rica | May 18, 2019
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Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) reached 38.7 % in 2015 in Costa Rica. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 39.8 % in 2014 and an all time low of 20.7 % in 1992. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment) in Guatemala amounted to 42.6 % and 27.0 % in Panama in 2015.

Costa Rica has been ranked 33rd within the group of 94 countries we follow in terms of Part-Time Employment, Female (As % of Total Female Employment), 13 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
Belize % ... ... ... 32.9% 30.6% 28.9% 27.3% ...
Colombia % 40.0% 40.0% 38.3% 38.7% ... ... ...
Costa Rica % 33.5% 39.8% 39.8% 38.7% 34.8%
El Salvador % 28.8% 29.4% 27.5% 25.5% 26.8% ...
Guatemala % 50.2% 44.9% 38.7% 42.6% ... ... ...
Honduras % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % 35.2% 34.4% 34.4% 34.7% 33.9%
Nicaragua % ... 51.4% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Panama % 27.5% 28.9% 27.7% 27.0% 29.9% ...
USA % 30.3% 30.0% 30.5% 30.9% 29.2%