Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) rose to 19.0% in East Timor in 2018

Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) (%)
Labour | East Timor | May 18, 2019
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Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) reached 19.0 % in 2018 in East Timor. This is 30.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in East Timor reached an all time high of 20.9 % in 2012 and an all time low of 14.2 % in 1999. When compared to East Timor's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) in Australia amounted to 87.6 %, 42.4 % in Indonesia, 74.0 % in Malaysia and 11.7 % in Papua New Guinea in 2018.

East Timor has been ranked 139th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed), 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Waged and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs", where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.

Waged and Salaried Workers, Female (As % of Female Employed) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia % 87.3% 87.8% 87.4% 87.4% 87.4%
Cambodia % 40.2% 40.6% 41.0% 41.4% 41.9%
East Timor % 20.9% 20.2% 18.7% 19.0% 19.4%
Indonesia % 38.6% 39.6% 39.6% 41.5% 41.9%
Malaysia % 77.1% 74.9% 75.1% 72.9% 73.4%
New Zealand % 87.6% 88.4% 88.2% 88.5% 85.7%
Papua New Guinea % 11.1% 11.2% 11.4% 11.5% 11.6%
Philippines % 54.3% 55.6% 55.1% 56.5% 57.9%
Singapore % 89.3% 89.6% 90.0% 90.8% 90.8%
Thailand % 40.9% 43.8% 46.7% 47.8% 48.7%
Vietnam % 29.2% 29.4% 30.6% 34.2% 35.8%