Since the 2020 pandemic not only boosted remote working but freelancing has been sharply on the rise. In this community news, we’ll be discussing the freelancer statistics in the UK (Statistics by Remi Reports).
1. Females Are Leading: Freelancer Statistics
With many women becoming mums and wanting to work flexibly alongside caring for their children, or younger women wanting to travel when they’re younger, the gender gap is much smaller in freelancing. According to IPSE, the UK freelancer workforce is made up 58% male and 42% female, compared to the solo self-employed population which is 64 percent male and 36 percent female.