13th May 2019

Eurostat: Female students under-represented in ICT

According to Eurostat, about 1.3 million people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2016. Girls and women were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17 % of all ICT students.

Across the EU Member States, their share ranged from less than 10 % in Netherlands (6%) and Belgium (8 %) to over 30 % in Bulgaria (33 %) and Romania (31 %), Eurostat data show.



According to the Eurostat data, the number of female ICT students grew by almost 15% year on year in 2017.

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