Region with the highest women’s economic activity participation rate as of 2015, was Jeju, being 59.9%, while Ulsan was the lowest, being 42.5%. Meanwhile, men’s economic activity participation rates in all regions, except Gangwon, were over 70%, with Chungnam being the highest with 78.3%.
Following Jeju on the highest women’s economic activity participation rate were, Chungbuk (54.7%), Gyeongbuk (53.5%), Chungnam (53.2%) and Seoul (53.1%) in the following order. Including Ulsan, Busan (48.3%), Gyeongnam (49.0%), and Gwangju (49.2%), women’s economic activity participation rate did not reach 50%.
Gender difference of economic activity participation rate was 35.1% in Ulsan, 25.1% in Chungnam and Gyeongnam and 24.1% in Incheon in the following order, and it was the smallest in Jeju, being 15.8%.
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[ 2017.02.08 ]