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Table 1 Coverage, penalty, dissimilarity index and the human opportunity index for the opportunity to be in possession of a 20+ hours/week job

From: Inequality of opportunities in the labor market: evidence from life in transition surveys in Europe and Central Asia

  20+ hrs/week No economic distress 20+ hrs/week with contract 20+ hrs/week with tenure Holds salaried job with contract or is self-employed in professional occupation
Country HOI Coverage HOI Coverage HOI Coverage HOI Coverage HOI Coverage
Albania 0.42 0.49 0.89 0.91 0.21 0.34 0.39 0.46 0.24 0.37
Belarus 0.71 0.75 0.91 0.93 0.88 0.92 0.44 0.48 0.89 0.92
Bosnia 0.53 0.57 0.85 0.88 0.53 0.59 0.49 0.53 0.54 0.60
Bulgaria 0.67 0.73 0.86 0.89 0.71 0.77 0.58 0.65 0.72 0.78
Croatia 0.66 0.70 0.83 0.85 0.77 0.82 0.59 0.64 0.77 0.82
Czech 0.76 0.80 0.89 0.91 0.84 0.87 0.71 0.75 0.85 0.88
Macedonia 0.51 0.56 0.84 0.86 0.45 0.53 0.45 0.50 0.47 0.55
Hungary 0.66 0.70 0.83 0.86 0.58 0.63 0.62 0.66 0.59 0.64
Moldova 0.53 0.58 0.88 0.91 0.45 0.55 0.49 0.54 0.45 0.55
Montenegro 0.53 0.58 0.80 0.83 0.50 0.58 0.44 0.50 0.51 0.59
Poland 0.59 0.63 0.87 0.89 0.70 0.74 0.56 0.60 0.71 0.75
Romania 0.58 0.64 0.91 0.93 0.71 0.77 0.51 0.58 0.72 0.78
Serbia 0.63 0.66 0.76 0.80 0.60 0.66 0.51 0.54 0.61 0.67
Slovakia 0.71 0.75 0.85 0.87 0.78 0.83 0.65 0.70 0.79 0.83
Slovenia 0.69 0.74 0.80 0.82 0.74 0.80 0.60 0.66 0.75 0.80
Turkey 0.50 0.54 0.92 0.94 0.22 0.30 0.43 0.48 0.27 0.36
Ukraine 0.60 0.64 0.87 0.88 0.68 0.71 0.52 0.57 0.69 0.73
Armenia 0.24 0.30 0.87 0.89 0.26 0.34 0.22 0.27 0.26 0.34
Azerbaijan 0.25 0.30 0.91 0.93 0.22 0.34 0.20 0.25 0.23 0.35
Estonia 0.73 0.77 0.86 0.89 0.82 0.85 0.59 0.65 0.83 0.86
Georgia 0.40 0.44 0.91 0.93 0.28 0.35 0.29 0.34 0.29 0.36
Kazakhstan 0.65 0.69 0.85 0.87 0.66 0.73 0.57 0.61 0.67 0.74
Kyrgyz 0.48 0.53 0.92 0.94 0.46 0.56 0.36 0.41 0.49 0.59
Latvia 0.67 0.72 0.80 0.83 0.76 0.81 0.60 0.64 0.78 0.82
Lithuania 0.63 0.69 0.82 0.84 0.75 0.80 0.53 0.60 0.76 0.80
Mongolia 0.59 0.64 0.92 0.94 0.56 0.64 0.48 0.52 0.56 0.64
Russia 0.73 0.76 0.82 0.85 0.77 0.81 0.62 0.66 0.78 0.81
Tajikistan 0.46 0.50 0.83 0.86 0.54 0.60 0.31 0.36 0.55 0.62
Uzbekistan 0.53 0.59 0.81 0.83 0.58 0.65 0.44 0.50 0.58 0.65
  1. Note: Coverage is the raw average of the proportion of those who are active in the labor market that hold a job with 20+ hrs/ week. HOI is the coverage discounted by the penalty for unequal distribution of these opportunities between the various circumstance groups.