Social Statistics - indicators of education and labour market by gender
The total number of students attending higher education at the Bachelor's level in 2021/2022 (in Public Universities and Private Colleges) was 70,187, of which 40,826 or 58.2% were females while 29,358 or 41.8% were males. From the total number of students, there is a large gender difference of students who follow studies in the field of "Education", where out of 4352 students, 4028 or 92.6% are females, and 324 or 7.4% are males.
The total number of students (in Public Universities and Private Colleges) in 2021/2022, at the Master's level was 11877, of them 7268 or 61.2% were females, while 4609 or 38.2% were males.
The number of graduates at the Bachelor's level in 2020/2021 was 10997, of which 7266 or 66% were females, while 3731 or 34% were males.
The number of students who graduated in Public Universities and Private Colleges at the Master's level was 2112, of which 1322 or 62.6% were females, while 790 or 37.4% were males.
Based on the data of the Labour Force Survey 2021, the employment rate was 31.1%, where the highest employment was among males at 45.9%, while the lowest among females at 16.5%
The highest employment rate was among females aged 25-34 with 24.1%, while among males the highest employment rate belongs to the age group 35-44 with 61.9%
In 2021, the majority of employed females had employee status at 88.3% compared to 74.3% for males.
4.9% of females had the employment status of self-employed with employees compared to 10.8% of males.
Females are mainly employed in the education, trade and health care sectors with 51.8%, while males are mainly employed in the trade, construction and manufacturing sectors with 41.8%.
The rate of inactivity among females was 78.0% compared to males at 43.4%.
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