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Female Employment Decreased by 40 Thousand in the Past Year 60th Issue of TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin is Published
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27/03/2017 - Viewed 291 times

Using the Social Security Institution (SGK) data for December 2016, the 60th issue of TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin indicates that the number of female employees in formal employment decreased by 40 thousand in December 2016 compared to December 2015, and the number of female employees in formal employment in the manufacturing sector decreased by 20 thousand.

The sector with the highest decrease in the number of female employees in formal employment (4/a) in December 2016 compared to December 2015 is buildings and landscape activities sector with a decrease of 52 thousand. This sector is followed by forestry and logging with a decrease of 22 thousand, manufacture of wearing apparel with 9 thousand, accommodation with 8 thousand, and activities of households as employers of domestic personnel with 7 thousand. Manufacturing sectors are also included in the top 5 sectors where the number of female employees in formal employment decreased the most.

Manufacture of wearing apparel sector is the sector where the number of female employees decreased the most in the manufacturing industry with 9 thousand. This sector is followed by the manufacture of textiles sector with 7 thousand, the repair and installation of machinery and equipment sector with 5 thousand, and the manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, and manufacture of fabricated metal products sector with 1 thousand each.

The province in which the number of female employees declined the most is Antalya with a decrease of 8 thousand. Antalya is followed by Adana with a decrease of 4 thousand, Istanbul, Rize, and Izmir with 3 thousand each.

The decrease in the number of female employees in formal employment amounts to 1% in December 2016 when compared to December 2015, and the decrease in the number of formally employed men is %1,8. With these numbers, 18,1% of the decrease is caused by the decrease in the number of female employees in formal employment, and 81,9% is caused by the decrease in the number of male employees in formal employment.

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