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Friday, July 3, 2020

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European Countries With The Highest Percentage Of Women Scientists And Engineers

It is clear that we still have a long way to go to reach gender equality, yet there were notable exceptions. In six European countries, the majority of scientists and engineers were women: Lithuania (57% female), Norway (53.84%), Bulgaria (53.40%), Latvia (53.08%), Portugal (51.35%) and Denmark 50.43% (just over 50%).

To identify countries in Europe with the highest percentage of women scientists & engineers, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed Eurostat data, amazingly in six European nations, the majority of scientists and engineers are women.

At the bottom of the ranking were Hungary and Luxembourg (both 25.48%), Finland (28.67%), Switzerland (32.72%), as well as Germany (32.87%).

European Countries With The Highest Percentage Of Women Scientists And Engineers

  1. Lithuania: 56.54%
  2. Norway: 53.84%
  3. Bulgaria: 53.40%
  4. Latvia: 53.08%
  5. Portugal: 51.35%
  6. Denmark: 50.43%
  7. Sweden: 48.65%
  8. Ireland: 48.52%
  9. Poland: 48.40%
  10. North Macedonia: 47.76%
  11. Spain: 47.73%
  12. Croatia: 46.12%
  13. Iceland: 45.99%
  14. Cyprus: 45.65%
  15. Turkey: 44.86%
  16. Slovenia: 42.84%
  17. Belgium: 42.82%
  18. Romania: 41.95%
  19. United Kingdom: 41.45%
  20. France: 40.85%
  21. Estonia: 39.38%
  22. Czech Republic: 38.93%
  23. Netherlands: 37.98%
  24. Greece: 38.25%
  25. Malta: 38.06%
  26. Slovakia: 37.62%
  27. Italy: 34.90%
  28. Austria: 33.85%
  29. Germany: 32.87%
  30. Switzerland: 32.72%
  31. Finland: 28.67%
  32. Luxembourg: 25.48%
  33. Hungary: 25.48%

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
CEO and editorial director of the CEOWORLD magazine, an extensively kudized author, noted journalist, syndicated columnist, and ostensible entrepreneur. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or connect on LinkedIn.