Research

Key Statistics:

80,000 women are registered business owners in Scotland

94,000 women are self-employed

21% of SMEs are led by women

82% of women want to grow their businesses, and 29% want to grow rapidly

Women-owned businesses contribute £8.8 billion Gross Value Add into the Scottish economy every year

That's more than many of the growth sectors including Food & Drink (£5.3bn); Creative Industries (£4.4bn); Sustainable Tourism (£3.9bn) and Life Sciences (£1.5bn).

Below, you'll find research that we've conducted, along with research from others which we think you'll find interesting.  

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