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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Transitions between informal and formal employment: results from a worker survey in Bangladesh

Variable Unweighted Weighted
Female 35.3% 18.0%
Age
 18–25 25.0% 21.9%
 26–35 35.5% 35.6%
 36–45 21.8% 22.8%
 46–55 11.6% 12.8%
 56+ 6.1% 6.9%
Education
 Pre-school or less 18.2% 16.5%
 Some primary (Class 1–5) 23.4% 22.8%
 Some secondary (Class 6–9) 19.0% 19.6%
 Class 10 or SSC 14.6% 16.0%
 HSC or diploma 9.0% 9.5%
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 15.5% 15.4%
 Missing 0.3% 0.3%
Vocational training
 No vocational training 88.4% 88.3%
 Vocational training without certification 3.1% 3.2%
 Vocational training with certification 7.8% 7.7%
Employment type
 Government employees 6.7% 6.4%
 Private employees 42.2% 40.4%
 Casual workers 12.9% 11.7%
 Self-employed alone/with family 24.6% 25.7%
 Self-employed (with non-family) 10.3% 12.7%
 Family worker 3.3% 3.1%
Industry
 Garments 25.4% 20.4%
 Other manufacturing 13.5% 15.5%
 Trade/transportation 22.9% 27.8%
 Other services 38.2% 36.1%
Total # observations 1964
  1. Note: Summary statistics from sample of 1964 working adults who completed the survey. Employment type and industry are based on current employment type at the time of the survey