North America hosts 24.7% of the total number of migrant workers worldwide. Among them, the ones who end up working in the domestic care sector are 0.3% in case of males and 3.3% in case of females of all migrant workers.1
Among all domestic care workers, migrants account for the vast majority: 70.8%.2
However, the domestic work share of total employment is relatively low, as it constitutes only 0.5% of the total workforce.3
- International Labour Office, Labour Migration Branch, International Labour Office, Conditions of Work and Equality Department, International Labour Office, & Department of Statistics. (2015). ILO Global estimates of migrant workers and migrant domestic workers: Results and methodology : special focus on migrant domestic workers. ILO.