According to a recent study by Aston University, men are almost twice as likely to become entrepreneurs than women.
However, with the number of female business owners increasing by 45% in the last ten years, RS Components have analysed which countries are leading the way when it comes to female entrepreneurs. Here is a snapshot:
The top ten countries below:
- Ghana is leading the way with 46% of business owners being female
- Russia follows in second place with 35% of entrepreneurs being female
- Out of the 28 countries analysed, the UK comes in 27th place with only 25% of female business owners
- Despite being home to tech and entrepreneur hub, Silicon Valley, the United States only has 26% of female business owners, coming in 23rd place