There are considerable differences in the quality of working life among wage and salary earners. The segregation by gender in working conditions is also particularly striking, shows the profiling of the results of the 2018 Quality of Work Life Survey.
Foreign trade can magnify gender segregation. Women participate – as employees and entrepreneurs – in profitable foreign trade activities far less than men. This finding is based on new information on gender equality in trade which Statistics Finland compiled by combining data from different statistical and administrative registers.