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Table 2 Incidence rates of precarious work in mainland China and Hong Kong

From: Precarious work and labor market segmentation: a comparative study on mainland China and Hong Kong

  Mainland China Hong Kong
Sample size Incidence rate (%) Sample size Incidence rate (%)
Total analytical sample 2,413 13.80 2,812 18.31
Age
 < 30 618 9.71 670 15.52
 30+ 751 11.19 627 11.96
 40+ 698 16.76 724 17.82
 50+ 292 18.84 611 25.20
 > = 60 54 31.48 180 29.44
Education
 Primary school or lower 161 36.65 438 34.93
 Middle school 607 19.60 560 29.64
 High school 768 11.33 1,079 14.37
 Associate degree 406 7.14 214 8.88
 College degree or higher 471 8.28 521 4.22
Occupation
 Manager/director 192 12.50 212 1.89
 Professional/technician 842 11.28 534 5.06
 Administrative staff 446 8.07 525 6.29
 Sales and service staff 492 13.21 677 26.59
 Production staff 237 18.57 399 25.56
 Non-skilled labor and other 204 33.82 465 36.34
Economic sector
 Private sector 1391 16.97 2495 19.72
 Public sector 1022 9.49 317 7.26
Hukou status
 Local residents 1547 11.57 1918 13.61
 Migrants 866 17.78 894 28.41
Sex
 Female 1081 12.86 1302 19.82
 Male 1332 14.56 1510 17.02
Industry Omitted Omitted Omitted Omitted