Denmark - Denmark in figures 2017 - April 30, 2017

The statistical office produces every year an overview of data and figures. In the 2017 edition one section is dedicated to labour market developments, another to income and earnings. Labour market participation is among the highest in Europe. An important reason for this is that women are more frequently part of the labour force. Only Sweden and the Netherlands have a higher activity rate among women. The highest average monthly earnings are accounted for by men engaged in managerial jobs, while the lowest earnings are accounted for by women performing other manual work. Within each occupation group, there are differences between the various tasks performed by men and women, which is one of the reasons why men account for higher average earnings than women.

English: http://www.dst.dk/Site/Dst/Udgivelser ...  

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