Female researchers as a percentage of total researchers by country.
the results may not be as "cool/progressive/right on" as they might seem; many of the countries with high levels of female researches either have (or had until fairly recently) compulsory military conscription for males (and/or in some cases active military conflicts to levels that could make a dent in the male population and a culture that might nudge lads more towards military service or manual work than long term education..)
The figures are interesting but need a lot more investigation and clarification to assess real levels of gender equality and career opportunities - eg what are the ages of the researchers? what exactly are they researching and what are the entry qualifications?
There is already a phenomenon in many countries where more girls than boys go up to University to start with, this will also affect stats for any job that generally requires a degree level qualification >>
also researchers may be getting older in age in some more affluent countries due to hiring freezes (exacerbating existing gender gaps caused by former conscription or other social issues), and competition from well qualified people with lower salary/wage expectations in the neighbouring countries due to outsourcing, free movement and capitalism...
@LittleAlex In France we are as bad in numbers of female researchers as in the way we handled the coronavirus crisis 😬
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