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Inactive population due to caring responsibilities (05.40)

Inactive population due to caring responsibilities. By sex 2020
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
Men 5.3 .. ..
Women 34.8 .. ..
Total 23.2 .. ..
Units: Percentage.
Source Catalonia: Idescat, based on the INE's Active Population Survey. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: February 18, 2021.

Statistics EPA

Methodological note

The indicator measures the reasons why individuals are not actively seeking work, so they are neither employed nor unemployed and considered to be outside the labour force. This definition used in the European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS) is based on the guidelines of the International Labour Organization (ILO). While several reasons may exist why somebody is not seeking employment, only the main one is considered. "Inactivity due to caring responsibilities" refers to the reasons 'looking after children or incapacitated adults' and 'other family or personal responsibilities'.