More male teachers worked beyond their retirement age compared to their female counterparts


According to data from the Ministry of Education (as of 31 January 2018), most of the teaching force in the primary and secondary schools in Malaysia consisted of female teachers.


In most of the age ranges, the number of female teachers were twice their male counterparts.


However, there was an exception when it cames to the teachers working beyond their retirement age (60 years).


For primary school teachers, there were six male teachers who worked above the age of 60, while zero female teacher was recorded.


Whereas, in secondary schools, the number of female teachers teaching beyond their retirement age was 14, while for their male counterparts the number was 50.