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Table 7 Descriptive statistics. Panel from CSWH (2004–2011)

From: The impact of family-friendly policies in Spain and their use throughout the business cycle

  Expansion 2004–2007 Recession 2008–2011
No. of observations 8032   12,227  
Proportion of users 2.46 %   2.40 %  
Age     
  34.25 (5.04) 35.436 (5.93)
 <30 15.39 (0.36) 15.02 (0.35)
 30–34 36.89 (0.48) 29.49 (0.45)
 35– 39 34.85 (0.48) 31.94 (0.47)
 ≥40 12.87 (0.33) 23.55 (0.42)
Foreign 6.47 (0.24) 10.39 (0.31)
Tenure (years) 5.143 (3.785) 5.778 (3.97)
 <2 years 20.06 (0.40) 15.57 (0.36)
 2–7 years 57.26 (0.49) 51.44 (0.50)
 ≥7 years 22.68 (0.42) 32.98 (0.47)
Contribution group     
 Graduates, engineers and senior management 6.47 (0.25) 5.47 (0.23)
 Technical engineers, experts and qualified assistants 6.01 (0.24) 7.17 (0.26)
 Administrative and workshop managers 2.64 (0.16) 1.87 (0.16)
 Unqualified assistants 2.94 (0.16) 2.41 (0.15)
 Administrative officers 22.34 (0.41) 18.25 (0.38)
 Subaltern 5.39 (0.23) 4.24 (0.20)
 Administrative Assistants 25.76 (0.44) 23.42 (0.42)
 First and second officers 7.11 (0.26) 8.64 (0.29)
 Third officers and specialists 9.51 (0.29) 11.3 (0.31)
 Laborers 11.79 (0.32) 16.61 (0.37)
 Workers under 18 0.04 (0.02) 0.61 (0.08)
Firm size     
 <10 34.77 (0.48) 36.68 (0.48)
 10–49 24.91 (0.43) 23.8 (0.43)
 50–499 24.02 (0.42) 25.71 (0.44)
 ≥500 16.3 (0.37) 13.81 (0.35)
Sector     
 Primary 0.36 (0.06) 0.2 (0.04)
 Industry 11.21 (0.31) 9.52 (0.29)
 Construction 8.63 (0.28) 11.7 (0.32)
 Wholesale 0.00 (0.00) 8.85 (0.28)
 Housing 0.41 (0.06) 0.34 (0.06)
 Administrative 2.29 (0.15) 5.49 (0.23)
 Education 5.49 (0.23) 5.11 (0.22)
 Health 15.29 (0.36) 15.29 (0.36)
 Communication and transports 26.82 (0.44) 16.88 (0.37)
 Finances 1.52 (0.12) 1.75 (0.13)
 Other services 27.99 (0.45) 24.88 (0.43)
  1. The sample contains females under indefinite contract that reduced time schedule in the same firm, that is, users of the Law