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Every second working woman in the Republic of Kazakhstan has a higher and postgraduate education

Almost every second working woman in Kazakhstan has higher and postgraduate education, while the share of highly educated employed men is only 38%, Finprom.kz reports.
Every second working woman in the Republic of Kazakhstan has a higher and postgraduate education

In the 4th Q 2020, 8.7 million people worked in the country, almost the same quantity as in the previous year (- 0.3% in total), 51.6% of the employed were men, 48.4% - women.

At the end of the 4th quarter, 4.2 million women worked in the country, 0.2% more than a year earlier. Most of employed women (47.3%) have higher and postgraduate education, while the share of highly educated among men is only 38.1%.

The share of women with secondary vocational (professional) education is 38.3%, men - 42%. Another 10.5% of women have only secondary general education, 3.8% - primary vocational education.

The majority of employed women (504.9 thousand) work in Almaty, by 3.8% more than a year earlier.

The three leading regions in terms of this indicator also included Almaty (455.7 thousand, -3.1% per year) and Turkestan (350.3 thousand, +0.4%) regions. Least of all women are employed in the North Kazakhstan region (139.4 thousand, -0.4%).

The number of employed women exceeds the number of employed men only in 3 out of 17 regions of the country: by 55.3 thousand people in Almaty, by 5.4 thousand people in Nur-Sultan and by 5 thousand people in Pavlodar region. The greatest lead of men is in the Turkestan, Almaty and Karaganda regions.

Source: http://finprom.kz/ru/article/prakticheski-kazhdaya-vtoraya-sredi-rabotayushih-zhenshin-v-rk-imeet-vysshee-i-poslevuzovskoe-obrazovanie-v-vremya-kak-dolya-vysokoobrazovannyh-muzhchin-sostavlyaet-vsego-38-zanyatyh

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