OECD: Female Graduates in Engineering 2004

Let’s look at the percentage of female graduates (both in first degree and doctoral degree) in engineering in OECD countries for year 2004:

a) % of female in first degree of engineering field:
Country / Engineering
Greece — 45.3
Portugal — 36.0
New Zealand — 32.2
Spain — 30.9
Sweden — 29.3
Iceland — 29.1
Italy — 28.0
South Korea — 25.1
France — 24.6
Hungary — 24.5
Denmark — 24.3
Australia — 24.3
Canada — 23.0
Ireland — 22.8
Norway — 22.7
Belgium — 22.0
Finland — 21.7
United States — 20.5
Austria — 19.1
United Kingdom — 15.6
Germany — 15.2
Switzerland — 13.3
Taiwan (2005) — 13.2
Netherlands — 12.9
Japan — 10.1

b) % of female in doctoral degrees in engineering field:
Country / Engineering
Norway — 50.0
Portugal — 35.6
Italy — 31.2
Ireland — 28.7
Denmark — 27.9
Spain — 27.9
France — 25.9
Sweden — 25.9
Finland — 25.5
Australia — 23.9
Netherlands — 23.4
Greece — 21.0
Switzerland — 20.4
Belgium — 20.2
United Kingdom — 20.1
Austria — 18.6
United States — 17.6
Canada — 15.4
New Zealand — 14.0
Germany — 12.3
South Korea — 10.5
Japan — 10.1
Taiwan (2005) — 6.3

Source: National Science Foundation, Science and Engineering Indicators 2008  

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