Current Trends: the proportion of Women, Men in Latvian enterprises


CrediWeb has collected information how many women and how many men are involved in business. One of the most popular stereotype today is that men can run business and manage money much better than women manages. Statistics shows that woman today can also call herself a “business shark” that focuses on business sometimes.

According to data collected by CrediWeb, men in the business still feel more confident and are owners for more companies than women. However, in male-owned companies default occurs more often than female-owned companies do. While the society believes, that women should run beauty salons, for a surprise, they invest in services (NACE 69.20. Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy) and mixed farming (NACE 01.50 Mixed farming; agriculture and post-harvest crop activities). For men closer business directions are renting and operating of own or leased real estate (NACE 68.20) and activities of holding companies (NACE 64.20).

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