This note looks at women’s participation in the UK labour market and in business.Jump to full report >>
This note looks at women’s participation in the UK labour market and in business.
69.0% of women aged 16-64 were in employment in July-September 2015, the highest proportion since comparable records began in 1971. This compares to a male employment rate of 78.5%.
An estimated 20% of SMEs (around 1.1 million SMEs) were led by women in 2014.
26% of FTSE100 directors were female in October 2015, up from 13% in 2011.
Commons Briefing papers SN06838
Authors: Jeanne Delebarre; Chris Rhodes
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