In Taiwan, 57.24% of women work

In Taiwan, 57.24% of women work

Of all women between 15 and 64 years old in Taiwan based on the government’s 2016 data, there are 2,961,000 working women, constituting 57.24%.

There are 1,572,000 women who have not left their jobs after marriage, constituting 53.09%.

There were 520,000 women who left their jobs due to marriage, 384,000 women who left their jobs due to giving birth.  There are 2,212,000 married women who do not work, there are 644,000 of them who have left their jobs due to marriage and have not returned to work up to now (May, 2017), and 404,000 of them who have left their jobs due to giving birth and have not returned to work up to now (May, 2017).

There were 673,000 women who had left their jobs due to marriage but have returned to work.  The return rate is 51.1%, and on average, time between jobs is 6 years and one month.  There were 794,000 women who had left their jobs due to giving birth to their first child.  There are 505,000 women who have returned to work after giving birth.  The percentage of women returning to work after given birth is 55.57%.  Time between jobs averages 5 years and 5 months.

 

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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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