Australia Engineering Workforce

AUSTRALIA ENGINEERING WORKFORCE: Women are severely underrepresented in the engineering workforce. In 2016, only 12.4% women comprised the engineering labor force, which is more than a percentage decrease since 2015. Moreover, the probability of remaining in their occupation is lowest among engineering women, specifically in two age groups: 25 to 34 and 55 to 64.

Percentage of Women in Engineering Workforce, 2012-2016

Percentage of Women in Engineering Workforce, 2012-2016

Source: Engineers Australia. (2017b). The engineering profession: A statistical overview, 13th edition.

Percentage of Women in Engineering Workforce, 2012-2016

Source: Engineers Australia. (2017b). The engineering profession: A statistical overview, 13th edition.

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