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Bulgaria ranks number 1 in female ICT specialists among the EU countries

According to Eurostat, Bulgaria is leading the number of women in tech

  • April 06, 2018 20:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Across Europe women mostly remain underrepresented in technology It’s a fact that the ICT field is largely dominated by men – less than 2 out of 10 ICT specialists employed in the EU (16.7%) are women. Based on a current trend it is assumedthat there are going to be around 10 million ICT related jobs in the EU by 2020.

Bulgaria has the highest proportion, with 31,02% female ICT specialists, according to recently released Eurostat data. Romania showed a close result with 26.3%. Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Iceland and Sweden follow with over 20%. The country with the lowest number of women in tech is Slovakia with less than 10%. Bulgaria is also at the top of the ranking for female IT professionals with 30%, almost double to the 16% average.

Source: Coding Girls

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