Differences between employment rates

Staggering difference between employment rates of mums compared to dads

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New data has shed light on a wide range of issues affecting working mothers and has found that they’re employed at lower rates than working fathers.

Business comparison experts, Bionic, found that in April to June 2019 just over 75% of mothers with dependent children in the UK were in work. This is compared to 93% of fathers with dependent children.

Getting deeper into the stats, they found that Scotland and Wales have the highest levels of employment rates for mothers in the UK, with 77% of women reported to have children dependent on them whilst being in work.

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