Table 46 : Percentage distribution of employed women and men by major occupational group , August 1996-1998


Occupational group

1996

1997

1998

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Professional

5.6

4.0

6.4

4.4

7.1

4.6

Administrative

1.1

3.4

1.1

3.5

1.2

3.6

Clerical

4.6

3.2

4.8

3.0

5.2

3.1

Sales

15.4

8.7

15.4

8.9

16.8

9.2

Farmers

51.7

48.9

51.6

49.7

49.5

51.8

Transport

0.4

6.7

0.3

6.7

0.5

6.3

Craftsmen

15.6

21.5

15.3

19.6

14.3

17.2

Services

5.5

3.6

5.1

4.2

5.3

4.2

Not Classified

0.1

. .

. .

. .

0.1

. .

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