title: BEHIND TEXTILES, CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR…
In 1998 worldwide textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) workers were estimated to be 29.3 million...
16.4 million in textile,
11.2 million in clothing (74% of which were women),
1.7 million in footwear.
World employment in TCF industries by region*
* ILO/UNIDO, OETH estimates.