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Sens highlights the increase in female employment during the May-July transition period



The figures were compiled from the National Institute for Statistics’ National Employment Survey. As for employment growth for men, it was only 0.7%.

According to the latest figures from the National Labor Thermometer, sensecorresponding to the moving quarter from May to July, occupancy rate At the national level, it was located in: 55.6% an increase of 0.6 points from a year ago.

The organization said in a statement, “To recover the 2019 occupancy rate (57.9%), Added 376,000 employees More into the world of work. ”

“This is the lowest number observed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the same quarter of 2022, it was equivalent to 468,000 people,” the agency added.

In addition to the above, they also emphasized that: number of women employed This is an increase of 3.7% over the past 12 months, which equates to approximately 3.9 million workers.

On the other hand, the growth rate for employed men was only 0.7%.

Commenting on these figures, the Director-General of the National Training and Employment Agency said: Romanina Morales Bartra “Our government permanently monitors labor market indicators and develops appropriate and timely government responses to improve employment opportunities and working conditions for all people looking for work.” commented.

“This latest thermometer reading shows positive numbers for women’s employment and we are highlighting this phenomenon, which we will continue to promote through the public training and employment programs we offer.” added the organization’s director.

Last year, employment at the national level increased by 2%, led by the regions of Atacama (8%), Antofagasta (6.3%), Coquimbo (4.5%) and Valparaiso (4.4%). .

Furthermore, compared to the same quarter in 2019, we see that regular employment compared to non-regular employment has increased by 2.3% vs. -1.2%, respectively.

Source: Biobiochile

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