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100<

0

0

100<500

2

4

500<1000

21

33

1000<2000

42

53

2000<5000

23

10

5000<10000

8

0

1000<

4

0

Total

100

100

concentration is in the range between 1000 to 2000 workers in both samples.

Table 13. Distribution of sample by employment size of factory

Current workers

Retrenched workers

Note: (1) In the case of retrenched workers, the size of the last factory where they worked is presented. (2) The total number of factories covered is 81 for the current workers’ sample and 87 for the retrenched workers’ sample.

B. Profile of workers

(1) Age

The largest number of both current and retrenched workers is in the age cohort 20 to 24 years old (Table 14), but the age distribution of retrenched workers is

skewed towards the lower ages. The average workers is 24.1 and 21.6 years old, respectively. 9 child workers who are less than 15 years old This indicates that although hiring child labour under international pressure as well as by the

age of current and retrenched It should be noted that there are among the retrenched workers. has been strongly discouraged joint initiatives of Bangladesh

Garment Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BGMEA), organisation of the garment (mostly woven) industry, UNICEF, ILO

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