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Table 7.1 Sample distribution, by migrant status, migrant generation and country of origin (column %)

From: Migrant Status and Lone Motherhood – Risk Factors of Female Labour Force Participation in Switzerland

  Migrant status Migrant generation Country of origin Tot.
Non-migrant Migrant 1st 2nd West EU East EU South EU Oth.
Partnership status
Mothers in couples 89.0 89.7 91.5 87.9 88.6 95.9 89.7 88.6 89.5
Lone mothers 11.0 10.3 8.5 12.1 11.4 4.2 10.3 11.4 10.5
Employment status
Out of employment (inactive/unemployed) 20.9 27.9 36.4 19.4 25.6 36.5 19.8 41.4 25.2
Employed 79.1 72.2 63.6 80.7 74.4 63.5 80.2 58.6 74.8
Working hours
Out of employment (inactive/unemployed) 20.9 27.9 36.4 19.4 25.6 36.5 19.8 41.4 25.2
Full time 9.4 21.4 24.5 18.3 15.5 30.8 25.6 21.6 15.7
Long part time (50–89%) 30.9 27.9 22.3 33.4 30.7 20.0 31.5 20.0 28.8
Short part time (<50%) 38.8 23.0 16.9 29.0 28.1 12.6 23.1 17.0 30.3
Age
20–29 5.8 11.6 11.9 11.3 5.4 26.5 7.0 15.5 8.7
30–36 17.7 21.2 22.7 19.6 18.7 23.9 19.0 26.8 19.6
36–44 48.5 48.3 46.5 50.1 51.2 37.5 54.7 43.0 48.2
45+ 28.1 19.0 19.0 19.0 24.8 12.1 19.3 14.8 23.6
Education
Lower secondary 5.9 25.4 37.1 13.6 6.9 54.6 36.1 30.7 16.7
Upper secondary 73.7 48.8 33.6 64.0 50.7 39.9 50.3 37.1 59.9
Tertiary 20.4 25.9 29.4 22.4 42.4 5.5 13.6 32.2 23.4
Nr. of children below 18 in the household
1 34.7 38.5 40.2 36.7 38.0 31.6 42.0 41.4 36.7
2 46.1 46.5 44.0 49.0 46.7 40.9 48.6 45.6 46.0
3+ 19.2 15.2 15.9 14.4 15.3 27.5 9.4 12.9 17.3
Presence of a child aged 0–2
No 79.0 76.5 75.0 77.9 77.2 75.7 81.3 69.3 77.6
Yes 21.0 23.6 25.0 22.1 22.8 24.3 18.7 30.8 22.4
N 2197 4617 3252 1365 1593 788 1227 1009 6814
  1. Source: SLFS 2008 (N = 6814). Western Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Lietchtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, The Netherlands, Sweden; Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Makedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Southern Europe: Chypre, Greece, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal