Where do females work?

Where do females work?

Although women are employed in every industry, there is a marked variation in gender profiles across industries.

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There are larger numbers of women employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (79% of workers are female) and Education and Training (70%) than men. 

In Construction, though, men significantly outnumber women (who have just 11% of jobs).

Industries with large numbers of female workers are

• Health Care and Social Assistance (around 1.2 million)

• Retail Trade (close to 700,000)

• Education and Training (more than 650,000)

* Source Australian Jobs 2016

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