DFL-WageIndicator Report Domestic workers 2011

This report discusses wages and work of domestic workers in the 12 countries of the Decision for Life project ( http://dfl.wageindicator.org/home )

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Tijdens K.G., Van Klaveren M. (2011) Domestic workers, their wages and work in 12 countries.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: WageIndicator Data Report October 2011. (EN)

 

Summary:

This report discusses wages and work of domestic workers in the 12 countries of the Decision for Life project, coordinated by ITUC. These countries are Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mozambique, South Africa, Ukraine, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Section 2 details the definition of domestic workers. Section 3 gives more insight in the employment of domestic workers. Using data of the WageIndicator web-survey, section 4 provides details about their socio-demographic characteristics, such as household composition, age and education. Section 5 describes remuneration of domestic workers.

Section 6 explores their working hours, focusing on the length of the working week and on shift and irregular work.


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