The Deloitte produced a recent report on The Australian Computer Society. It that women are working in less than one-third of Australian ICT positions. Women represent 28 percent of the ICT workforce.
In Australia woman represents 45 percent across all professional industries. It shows the low participation rate of young girls in STEM subjects at schools across Australia. It can have serious economic impacts.
Programs such as Code Like a Girl are running workshops for girls and women across Australia. The Federal Government has so far awarded $3.9 million of the $8 million Women in the STEM. It also grants an entrepreneurship program.
The number of ICT occupations expected to exhibit annual growth of 2.3 percent from 2017 to 2023. The ICT industry and logistics support have 41 % of women's participation. ICT management and sales have 31%. Whereas in ICT technical and professional it's up to 24%. The ICT trade has less participation of women workforce with 15%.
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