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More men with an ICT education employed than women

In 2021, there were 2.79 million employed persons with an ICT education, 3.3% more than in 2020. Men represented 84.1% (2.35 million) of the EU's total workforce with an ICT educational background, an increase of 1.3% from the previous year (2.20 million in 2020), while the number of women in employment with an ICT education declined. In 2021, women represented 15.9% (442 800) of the ICT workforce compared with 17.2% (463 800) in 2020.  

Looking at the EU Member States, Czechia (92.6%), Slovenia (90.8%), France (89.7%), Belgium (89.2%) and Poland (89.1%) had the highest shares of men in the total number of employed persons with an ICT education.

Women accounted for more than a quarter of employed persons with an ICT education in Bulgaria (36.6%), Greece (29.4%), Denmark (28.0%), Romania (27.2%) and Cyprus (26.9%).

Eurostat, 11 October 2022