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Table 6 Working conditions by employment type

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

Statement   % who agree or strongly agree
Private employees (base category) Government employee Casual worker Self-employed Family worker
I am exposed to hazards at work 53.2% 36.0% 77.9%*** 47.3%** 47.4%
I have been exposed to threats of physical violence 21.6% 11.4%*** 39.8%*** 20.4% 14.2%
The hygiene in my workplace is good 76.6% 90.7%*** 57.4%*** 72.2%* 76.0%
My employer gives the benefits I am supposed to get for my work 86.7% 97.7%*** 86.2% 89.6% 95.0%
My employer always pays me in time the amount I am supposed to get paid 92.9% 97.5%* 90.9% 90.3% 100%***
I have the training opportunities to perform my job well 60.1% 87.7%*** 31.6%*** 42.6%*** 31%**
I have the opportunity to progress/get promoted 80.9% 92%*** 58.4%*** 92.1%*** 91.9%***
I am fully satisfied with my job 87.3% 95.3%*** 76.4%*** 92.1%*** 89.1%
  1. Note: Reported working conditions by employment type, for current job at time of survey. Casual worker category includes day laborers, seasonal workers, domestic workers, and apprentices, interns or trainees. Sampling weights are applied. We use t-tests to compare the responses of government employees, casual workers, and the self-employed and the responses of private employees (the base category). ***, **, and * denote that the p value of the difference is less than 0.01, 0.05, or 0.1, respectively