Mizoram has highest proportion of women working as legislators, managers: Government Survey | Popgen Tech
Mizoram has the highest ratio of 70.9 percent female to male workers among those working as legislators, senior officials and managers, followed by Sikkim (48.2 percent) and Manipur (45.1 percent), according to a government survey.
In addition, Mizoram also has the highest proportion of women holding administrative jobs at 40.8 percent, followed by Sikkim at 32.5 percent and Meghalaya at 31 percent, according to the latest additional data from the Periodic Labor Force Survey (PLFS) for July 2020 – June 2021.
The data showed that the ratio of female workers to total workers in the usual situation working in management positions was 18 percent in all-level India.
Similarly, the ratio of female workers to male workers in normal conditions working as legislators, senior officials and managers was 22.2 percent.
The data showed that many states/Union Territories had the lowest proportion of women working as legislators, senior officials and managers. These are Uttarakhand (3.6 percent), Jammu and Kashmir (4.8 percent), Bihar (7.8 percent), Punjab (8.4 percent), Nagaland (9.1 percent) and Andaman and Nicobar (7.7 percent). Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu recorded the lowest ratio at 1.8 percent.
The National Statistics Office (NSO) launched the PLFS in April 2017. Based on the survey, 14 PLFS quarterly bulletins corresponding to the quarter ending December 2018 and the quarter ending March 2022 have already been published.