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Table 2 Macedonia: Occupation and industry distribution by gender, 2000

From: Occupational segregation and gender differentials in earnings in Macedonia

  Men Women
Occupation (in percent)
 Managers and senior officials 3.9 1.9
 Professionals 9.3 16.8
 Technicians and associate professionals 9.5 13.2
 Clerks 8.2 15.0
 Service and sales workers 16.3 17.6
 Craft and related trade workers 24.5 21.0
 Plant and machine operators and assemblers 18.1 4.0
 Elementary (unskilled) occupations 10.3 10.5
 Total 100 100
Duncan segregation indexa 0.214  
Industry (in percent)
 Agriculture 8.3 3.9
 Manufacturing and mining 31.0 37.9
 Electricity, gas, water supply 5.5 1.8
 Construction 10.6 1.9
 Wholesale and retail trade 9.6 11.7
 Hotels and restaurants 2.6 2.9
 Transport and communications 7.5 2.2
 Financial intermediation 0.9 2.8
 Real estate and business services 2.5 1.8
 Public administration 6.7 5.7
 Education 5.1 9.9
 Health and social work 3.4 13.2
 Other services 6.2 4.3
 Total 100 100
Duncan segregation indexa 0.257  
  1. aComputed as follows: Segregation index = 0.5*Sum[Abs(Pm-Pf)], where Pm and Pf are the proportion of men and women, respectively, employed in a particular occupation or industry.
  2. Source: Labor Force Survey, September 2000.