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Table 2 Employment distribution of immigrants and natives by industry 1991-1999

From: Do high-skill immigrants raise productivity? Evidence from Israeli manufacturing firms, 1990-1999

  Males Females
  Immigrants Natives Immigrants Natives
Agriculture 2.14 3.88 1.83 1.42
Mining and Manufacturing 41.68 25.15 25.53 11.42
Electricity and Water 1.23 1.62 0.27 0.36
Construction 12.39 9.93 0.88 0.97
Commerce, Restaurants and Hotels 10.90 16.00 15.44 12.92
Transport, Storage and Communication 4.35 9.11 1.54 3.33
Financing and Business Services 8.98 11.59 10.79 13.87
Public and Community Services 13.12 17.84 31.41 47.33
Personal and Other Services 5.22 4.88 12.31 8.38
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.0
Percentage Immigrants 9.50 11.21
  1. Note: Author’s calculations from the 1991-1999 Labor Force Surveys.