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  1. Selected gender indicators:Comparing Switzerland with other countries Swiss Federal Statistical Office Katja Branger Socio-economic Analysis Section (LEB) Presentation at the UNECE Work Session on Gender Statistics Geneva, 11-13 September 2006

  2. 2 main topics: the situation of women in respect to employment and salary: comparing Switzerland with other countries methodological and analytical difficulties in respect to the UNECE Database and international comparisons

  3. 2 main topics: the situation of women in respect to employment and salary: comparing Switzerland with other countries methodological and analytical difficulties in respect to the UNECE Database and international comparisons

  4. Criteria for the selection of the indicators for the comparison: the indicator's relevance in respect of gender equality issues availability of the indicator for Switzerland the availability of current data, primarily for Switzerland and secondly for the other countries

  5. Work and the Economy: Selected indicators economic activity rate part-time work unemployment rate gender pay gap

  6. CHE 59.1% AUT 50.8% FRA 50.1% GER 49.7% ITA 38.3% ♂ CHE 76.0% AUT 67.0% GER 65.4% FRA 62.6% ITA 61.6%

  7. NLD 22.3% CHE 11.8% ♀ NLD 74.7% CHE 58.8%

  8. SER 2.1% CHE 19.7% ARM 57.9%

  9. 2 main topics: the situation of women in respect to employment and salary: comparing Switzerland with other countries methodological and analytical difficulties in respect to the UNECE Database and international comparisons

  10. Conclusions about the use of the UNECE Database (1) • current data must be available and updated regularly • problem of the frequency and mode of data supply by the countries has to be resolved  sufficient resources must be available at the UNECE for database maintenance

  11. Conclusions about the use of the UNECE Database (2) • validation and interpretation of data • sources, definitions, country footnotes √ done  brief description for every country of the situation concerning a specific domain in the database

  12. Conclusions about the use of the UNECE Database (3) • representation of the indicators for country comparisons • what types of charts? • only tables? • include country footnotes?

  13. Most important • UNECE Gender Statistics Database is a very useful tool not only for statisticians • Thank you for the great work in implementing it • As gender focal point I will intensify my commitment to provide data of good quality