Flashcards in Gender Statistics Deck (15):
Education pass rates
73% of girls achieved 5 A*-C grades at GCSE compared to 64% of boys.
Education post 16
82% of girls and 72% of boys stayed on in education post 16.
Wokplace average earning gap
In April 2014, the gender pay gap for all employees was 19.1% in its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)
Workplace finance sector pay gap
In the finance sector the gender pay gap is 55%
Workplace- worker increase
number of male workers in the last 30 years has risen by 0.5 million in comparison to women with 2.45 million
Workplace- mp numbers
191 out of 650 MP’s are women
Workplace- self employment
3.8 million people are self employed, mostly men, since 1997
66% of teachers in secondary schools were female but only 30% of females were heads
female executives earned £13,655 less than the average male executive
women in full time employment spend nearly 30% more time on childcare than men 62% of carers of elderly or disabled relatives are women
Family- Dads in childcare
found that 65% of dads did not feel confident in their roles and felt that women were ‘naturally’ better at childcare.
men aged 16-19 most likely to be victims of homicide and in 2006 80% of offenders were male
Media- women in films
Out of top 100 film characters of all time, only 21 are female.
(Total Films magazine)
Health- hospital vistis
women go to the doctor 50% more than men and have longer hospital stays- women are more likely to get mental illnesses e.g. depression