European women and employment

European women and employment: Eurostat

  • Almost a third of women and 5% of men having a young child worked part-time in 2011
  • In 2011, a third of managers in the EU27 were women.
  • More female than male teachers in primary and upper secondary education but fewer female than male academic staff in tertiary education
  • Highest proportions of part-time work amongst women with children in the Netherlands, Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom
  • Flexible working hours most used in the Nordic Member States

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