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Focus on Business and Labour Market 2012:

One in four companies run by a woman

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2012-11-07 9.30

Roughly one in four companies, or 27 percent, was run by a woman in 2010.

Female business leaders vary considerably among the different types of industries. In the healthcare industry 59 of 100 companies were run by women. Since 2004 the number of women who were operating managers increased by 6.6 percent.


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