Table 1

Distribution of employment histories by gender

FemaleFTTFull-time throughout26.05
NETNon employment throughout/family carers23.10
WAWeak attachment, early exit5.99
LCBFamily carer to part-time (longer career break)13.23
SCBFamily carer to part-time (short career break)11.16
FC→FTFamily care to full-time16.29
FT→PTFull-time to part-time4.17
MaleFTTFull-time throughout48.61
NETNon-employment throughout4.11
FTE49Full-time very early exit (at 49)9.20
FTE60Full-time early exit (at 60)30.36
LSE60Late start, early exit (at 60)7.72