Haredi men (illustration)
Photo: Gil Yohanan

Haredi employment up in Modiin Illit

National Insurance Institute study reports male participation in ultra-Orthodox community's workforce rises 16% in past year, with number of women joining workforce up 7%

A study conducted by the National Insurance Institute on employment in the ultra-Orthodox community of Modi'in Illit reveals that more and more haredi men are joining the workforce.


The study examined the number of hired workers and self-employed residents of the community paying National Insurance from the year 2002 to date.


The numbers showed an average annual rise of 17% in the number of hired workers paying National Insurance during that period.


The number of self-employed residents paying National Insurance rose an average of 14.6% per year.


In the past year the number of ultra-Orthodox men joining the workforce rose by 16% and the number of working women increased by 7%.



פרסום ראשון: 09.02.10, 16:24
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