Women and Entrepreneurship in China
- 14.2% of the total samples surveyed were women entrepreneurs.
The mentality of risk-avoidance and “play it safe” has driven female entrepreneurs to start up in service-oriented industries.
- 9.6% of women had started businesses in the manufacturing industry
- 18.4% of women had started businesses in the service sector
Proportion of Chinese women entrepreneurs per region:
- 19.4% are based in Southwest China
- Central China: 16.5%
- Northeast China: 16.5%
- South China: 16.2%
- Northwest: 9%.
- East China: 9%.
Female-led enterprises tend to have smaller total assets and employees than their male-led counterparts.
Female entrepreneurs in developed regions are more capable of handling political relations than their male counterparts.
Male entrepreneurs in under-developed regions are more capable of dealing with economic relations than their female counterparts.
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