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Table 1 Description of the population by migrant origin and gender - Belgian residents aged 25–65 years, 2001–2011

From: Migrant mortality differences in the 2000s in Belgium: interaction with gender and the role of socioeconomic position

   Number Mean age Education (%) Ownership (%) Employment status (%)
Primary Lower sec. Upper sec. Tertiary Owner Tenant Employed Looking for job Not looking for job
Belgium Men 2,280,006 43.82 13.58 25.66 31.81 28.95 76.27 23.73 78.34 4.32 17.34
Women 2,273,845 44.08 14.61 24.59 30.27 30.53 76.06 23.94 60.61 6.94 32.45
Netherlands Men 46,459 42.83 10.64 22.73 32.90 33.73 69.08 30.92 81.21 3.50 15.29
Women 42,556 42.88 12.48 26.26 31.12 30.14 69.71 30.29 56.97 6.71 36.32
France Men 59,278 40.68 17.34 26.14 28.33 28.19 57.52 42.48 75.49 9.44 15.07
Women 61,990 41.18 18.59 24.48 26.91 30.02 57.46 42.54 53.96 13.85 32.19
Spain Men 11,861 42.86 8.42 14.22 23.03 54.33 51.35 48.65 84.41 6.08 9.51
Women 10,446 41.91 7.98 15.48 27.62 48.91 53.73 46.27 58.87 8.16 32.97
Italy Men 109,009 42.10 22.22 32.47 29.30 16.01 73.62 26.38 70.81 10.38 18.81
Women 95,323 41.99 23.02 29.81 28.75 18.42 72.64 27.36 49.22 16.16 34.62
Eastern Europe Men 29,084 40.98 13.64 25.82 32.16 28.39 53.87 46.13 68.18 13.64 18.18
Women 34,098 40.46 14.36 22.66 29.01 33.97 53.42 46.58 46.90 18.98 34.13
Turkey Men 33,575 37.92 39.34 26.22 26.06 8.38 63.94 36.06 55.95 20.80 23.26
Women 29,959 38.00 53.58 20.94 19.53 5.95 66.68 33.32 23.68 22.36 53.95
Morocco Men 62,756 38.68 32.94 22.48 27.39 17.20 43.20 56.80 56.88 22.24 20.88
Women 51,301 38.37 44.99 20.77 22.76 11.48 47.08 52.92 27.73 20.61 51.66
SSA Men 20,075 37.91 7.83 11.62 27.13 53.42 27.89 72.11 60.35 26.66 12.99
Women 20,795 37.44 17.40 19.92 29.84 32.84 34.32 65.68 43.94 28.77 27.29