Journalists by sex
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Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources.

Definition: A journalist is a person whose profession is to write for newspapers or magazines or to prepare news or features to be broadcast on radio, television or electronic media. Journalists are defined by ISCO-08, code 2642 even though this group comprises some other related occupations.
Country: Canada
Data based on National Occupational Classification 2006.
Country: Canada
Data exclude the 3 northern territories.
Country: Croatia
Data refer only to journalists who are members of the Croatian Journalists Association.
Country: Cyprus
Reference period (1990): data refer to 1989.
Country: Cyprus
Territorial change (1990 onward): data refer to Government controlled areas only.
Country: Czechia
Change in definition (1990 - 2001): Data refer to membership of the Syndicate of journalists only.
Country: Denmark
Data refer to november of preceding year. 2009: break in series, change in source.
Country: Finland
Break in methodology (2010): From 2010 data are corresponding to ISCO08.
Country: Iceland
Data refers to members of two associations of journalists at end of year.
Country: Ireland
Change in definition (2011 - 2013): Membership of National Union of Journalists.
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (2002 - 2006): Include all persons according definition of the occupational group 2451 Authors, journalists and other writers (a-l) (ISCO-88). Journalists are defined by ISCO 2451 even though this group comprises some other related occupations.
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (2010): Include all persons according definition of the occupational group 2642 Journalists (ISCO-08).
Country: Lithuania
Additional information (2011): Data by classification ISCO-08, group 2642.
Country: Norway
From 2011 data refer to ISCO-08 and average per year. Refers to ISCO-code 2641-51, 2656 combined.
Country: Romania
Change in definition (1990 - 2013): The figures represent the registered members of the Professional Journalists Union of Romania.
Country: Serbia
2015 data are for the membership in the Association of Serbian Journalists.
Country: Sweden
Change in nomenclature from ISCO-88 to ISCO-08 between 2013 and 2014.
Country: Switzerland
Break in methodlogy (2010): As of 2010, data are estimated from structural surveys realised annually within the framework of the new population census.
Measurement: Journalists , Country: Switzerland
Data are rounded by multiple of 1000.
Country: United Kingdom
Change in definition (2001): Data is based on the SOC2000 classification, codes 3412 (authors, writers) and 3431 (journalists, newspaper and periodical editors).

Information

Unit
Journalists:
Persons
Percent of total for both sexes:
Percent
Contact
Journalists:
Gender Statistics, UNECE/STAT
Tel: -
E-mail: gender.stats@unece.org
Latest update
Journalists:
11/12/2016
Percent of total for both sexes:
11/12/2016
Data type
Journalists:
Stock
Percent of total for both sexes:
Average
Creation date
8/19/2018
Source
UNECE Statistical Division Database
Matrix
c0000413