Must-Know Women Entrepreneur Statistics [Current Data]

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"Approximately 252 million women around the world are entrepreneurs, out of which 153 million women run established businesses."

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"In 2019, women of color accounted for 50% of all women-owned businesses."

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"Women-owned businesses generate $1.9 trillion in revenue in the US."

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"More than 60% of the new businesses created in Brazil in 2020 were run by women."

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"Over 22% of global startups have at least one female founder."

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"From 2014 to 2019, the annual growth rate in women-founded venture-backed startups globally was 8%."

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"Women entrepreneurs in India make up about 14% of total entrepreneurship."

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"In the UK, 21% of SME employers are majority-led by women."

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"Women entrepreneurs’ job satisfaction level is slightly above the average rating (27% vs. 25%)."

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"65% of women business founders believe that gender impacted their fundraising activities."

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"Only about 39% of businesses worldwide are owned by women."

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"33% of women business owners have a bachelor’s degree."

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"In Australia, women are starting small businesses at twice the rate of men."

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"1 in 10 women in Latin America and the Caribbean owns a company as a full-time job."

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"Only 10% of women entrepreneurs in Europe are in the high-tech industry."

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"61% of Swedish women entrepreneurs say they have a generally positive image of entrepreneurs in society."

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"Canadian women are twice as likely to be early-stage entrepreneurs compared to women in other innovation-based economies."

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