Table 4.4 shows industry of employed persons, 15 years and older by sex. Of the employed population 16,634, 69.7 percent is engaged in agriculture, forestry and fishery sector of the economy. About 13.9 percent are employed in the manufacturing sector while 4.5 percent are employed in wholesale and retail; repair of motor vehicles and motor cycles sector.
The proportion of the employed male population engaged in agricultural, forestry and fishing sector is 78.6 percent and that of females is 62.5 percent. The proportion of population engaged in manufacturing sector is higher among females which is 22.8 percent while that of the male population is just 3.0 percent. It is observed that 5.1 percent of the female population are engaged in wholesale and retail; repair of motor vehicles and motor cycles while 3.7 percent of males are engaged in the same sector.
Table 4.5 shows the employed population (14,088) of which 59.0 percent is self-employed without employees, followed by contributing family workers which constitute 29.2 percent, then followed by casual workers (1.5%) and with only 1.3 percent being self-employed with employees for both sexes. Among the males out of the employed population of 10,665 we have (6,624) 62.1 percent who are self-employed without employees, 23.2 percent contributing family workers and 10.6 percent are employees. Similarly among the employed female 56.5 percent are self-employed without employees, 34 percent contributing family workers and 4.7 percent are employees. The employed contributing family workers (6,982), is 29.2 percent for both sexes.
From Table 4.6, majority (92.9%) of the population in the Nadowli/Kaleo District are employed in the private informal sector, while 5.5 percent are engaged in the public (Government) sector. The proportion of males employed in the private informal sector is 89.9 percent while that of females is 95.4 percent in the same sector. Of the male proportion, 7.8 percent are engaged in the public (government) sector which is more than twice that of female proportion (3.6%).
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