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Table 2 Activity and employment rates across national groups

From: Skills or culture? An analysis of the decision to work by immigrant women in Italy

  Activity rate Employment rate
Central and Eastern European Countries 82.0 70.1
Central or Southern America 86.9 73.9
Near East and North Africa 49.7 41.4
Sub-Saharan Africa 78.3 66.0
East Asia 77.1 71.1
Central Asia 38.2 29.8
Total 73.4 62.8
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations on ISMU dataset.
  2. Activity and employment rates are computed on self-declared working status. Averages weighted according to the sample design.