Table 44 : Percentage distribution of employed persons by employment status , August 1996-1998

Employment status

1996
1997
1998

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

44.9

55.1

45.4

54.6

45.0

55.0

Employer

19.8

80.2

17.7

82.3

20.6

79.4

Gov’t employee

37.3

62.7

38.0

62.0

39.4

60.6

Private employee

41.6

58.4

43.4

56.6

44.7

55.3

Own-account worker

29.5

70.5

28.8

71.2

28.8

71.2

Unpaid family worker

69.0

31.0

67.4

32.6

66.0

34.0

 
Source: NSO; Labor Force Survey, August 1996-1998.