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Table 2 Summary statistics of LinkedIn Gender Gap Indices (GGI) by different characteristics (as displayed in Fig. 2)

From: Analysing global professional gender gaps using LinkedIn advertising data

Category Min. 1st quartile (25% percentile) Median (50% percentile) 3rd quartile (75% percentile) Max. Number of countries
Overall 0.13 0.51 0.73 0.89 2.12 234
Age group       
 18–24 0.13 0.57 0.88 1.10 2.09 187
 25–34 0.14 0.55 0.89 1.04 2.60 201
 35–54 0.00 0.42 0.63 0.79 1.82 194
 55+ 0.00 0.27 0.38 0.53 1.93 133
Company industry       
 Non-STEM 0.00 0.41 0.74 0.97 4.33 190
 STEM 0.00 0.22 0.41 0.54 1.56 164
Field of study       
 Non-STEM 0.08 0.57 0.88 1.15 4.31 175
 STEM 0.00 0.16 0.24 0.36 1.64 147
Job function       
 Non-STEM 0.00 0.50 0.86 1.06 2.98 203
 STEM 0.00 0.25 0.37 0.48 1.36 201
Job seniority       
 Chief X Officer (CxO) 0.00 0.24 0.33 0.40 0.74 137
 Director 0.00 0.34 0.50 0.63 1.56 177
 Entry-level 0.13 0.50 0.79 0.95 1.92 218
 Manager 0.00 0.38 0.52 0.68 1.97 184
 Owner 0.00 0.29 0.41 0.52 1.08 153
 Partner 0.00 0.32 0.39 0.48 3.55 87
 Senior 0.14 0.50 0.79 1.00 2.67 212
 Training 0.00 0.65 0.92 1.07 2.30 126
 Unpaid 0.25 0.55 0.66 0.79 1.39 98
 Vice President (VP) 0.00 0.25 0.36 0.58 1.37 140