Daily Dose of Data 7: Gender divide in ICT

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Daily Dose of Data 7: Gender divide in ICT

Most ICT specialists are men

ICT specialists have been among the most dynamic occupations in recent years and several forecasts suggest that the demand for ICT professionals will grow even faster in the near future. In 2016, ICT specialists accounted for 3.6% of all workers in OECD countries for which data were available. But there are large differences between men and women. 

Gender divide in ICT
Men more likely to work in ICT than women

OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2017

Data source

Statlink: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888933585837

OECD work on gender equality