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Table 3 Macedonia: Occupation crowding by gender, 2000

From: Occupational segregation and gender differentials in earnings in Macedonia

Top 10 occupations at 3 digit level Men employees
ISCO-1988 code Men employees engaged in specified occupation (percent frequency) Percent of employees in occupation who were men
Motor vehicle drivers 832 8.6 98.6
Protective services workers 516 6.4 96.4
Machinery mechanics and fitters 723 4.9 99.4
Building frame and related trade workers 712 4.5 99.3
Shop salespersons 522 4.4 40.2
Metal molders, sheet-metal workers and related trades 721 3.5 95.9
Administrative associate professionals 343 3.3 53.4
Material recording and transport clerks 413 3.1 86.6
Assemblers 828 2.7 95.7
Building finishers and related trade workers 713 2.6 98.9
Total: top 6 non-agricultural occupation groups   32.2  
Total: top 10 non-agricultural occupation groups   43.9  
Top 10 occupations at 3 digit level Women employees
ISCO-1988 code Women employees engaged in specified occupation (percent frequency) Percent of employees in occupation who were women
Textile, garments and related trade workers 743 17.3 88.8
Shop salespersons 522 10.1 59.8
Numerical clerks 412 7.5 81.1
Cleaners and launderers 913 5.9 76.2
Nursing professionals 323 5.0 97.3
Administrative associate professionals 343 4.5 46.6
Personal care and related workers 513 3.5 67.9
Secondary education teaching professionals 232 3.2 58.8
Housekeeping and restaurant service workers 512 3.2 44.5
Cashiers, tellers and related clerks 421 2.8 52.1
Total: top 6 non-agricultural occupation groups   50.4  
Total: top 10 non-agricultural occupation groups   63.2  
  1. Source: Author’s calculations based on September 2000 Labor Force Survey data.