The Gender Split in UK Industry

Research has shown that men are more likely to become entrepreneurs than women, but in recent years we've seen more and more female entrepreneurs entering the business industry . Take a look at the graphic below to find out the proportion of female business owners in your country and see who is leading the way. 

Gender Split in UK industry infographic

The graphic above shows that human health and social work is the industry that is mostly female dominated, with 78% of the workforce being female. The industry where men are dominating is construction where 87% of the workforce is male. Some industries closing the gap include public admin and defence, wholesale, retail and repair and administrative and support services, where the workforce is almost split equally.

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