70% of Qatari Women Economically Inactive   

The Peninsula - 26 November, 2006

A social and gender survey, jointly conducted by the State Planning Council and Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has revealed that 70 per cent of Qatari women are economically inactive in the country. Of them, 20 per cent is students.

Out of the economically active women, 50 per cent is involved in educational services. Though the survey showed an increasing gap between the women and men involved in economic activities, there is a nominal increase in the presence of women in labour market, the report said.

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