Share of movie characters played by women between 1995 to 2015, by profession listed in credits
Female role share in movies from 1995 to 2015, by credited profession
The statistic shows the share of movie characters played by women between 1995 and 2015, broken down by profession listed in credits. The source found that in the measured period, 57 percent of roles credited as 'teacher' were played by women. At the same time ten percent of 'soldier' characters were female.
Share of movie characters played by women between 1995 to 2015, by profession listed in credits
Share
Nurse89%
Secretary81%
Teacher57%
Waitress53%
Cashier47%
Aide44%
"Sales"40%
Clerk31%
Executive28%
Scientist25%
Narrator25%
"Business"24%
Bartender19%
Secretary (cabinet-level)15%
Lawyer/attorney13%
Official11%
Doctor10%
Police10%
Officer7%
Engineer5%
President5%
Soldier3%
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Source

Release date

March 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1995 to 2015

Special properties

as of March 10, 2015

Female role share in movies from 1995 to 2015, by credited profession
The statistic shows the share of movie characters played by women between 1995 and 2015, broken down by profession listed in credits. The source found that in the measured period, 57 percent of roles credited as 'teacher' were played by women. At the same time ten percent of 'soldier' characters were female.
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