The rise and rise of women's employment in the UK
- Document type
- Roantree, Barra; Vira, Kartik
- Institute for Fiscal Studies
- Date of publication
- 27 April 2018
- IFS Briefing Note. BN234
- People management: all aspects of managing people, Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Business and management
- Material type
Over the past 40 years, the UK has seen an almost continual rise in the proportion of women in employment.
The employment rate among women of 'prime working age' (aged 25-54) is up from 57% in 1975 to a record high of 78% in 2017.
This briefing note gives more details.
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