Women outnumber men across UK jobs in music and arts

The UK music industry’s ethnic diversity record might be looking a little disgraceful this afternoon - but at least in terms of gender employment equality, it's putting other creative markets to shame.

According to new UK government statistics, women claimed 51.2% of jobs in the ‘Music, Performing and Visual Arts’ industry in 2013. That equated to 124,000 jobs in total in the sector, compared to 119,000 for men.

The only other UK creative industry to employ a higher percentage of ...

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