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Statistics

What are the numbers and what can they tell us? Updates as new statistics and analysis come to hand.

Studying the numbers

Studying the numbers

For the past decade, US architect Katherine Williams has been researching and reporting on the licensure status of African American women architects, with numbers doubling over that period.
Notes from a data sceptic

Notes from a data sceptic

Are more women leaving the profession in the UK because they have a better understanding of the state of play? Or are the numbers misleading? Gill Matthewson investigates.
Parlour Census Report

Parlour Census Report

New data analysis by Gill Matthewson shows that women are taking matters into their own hands regarding their presence in architecture, but there is still much work to be done.
The numbers in a nutshell

The numbers in a nutshell

Compiling, analysing and disseminating data is a very important part of Parlour's advocacy and activism, and has had a great impact. Now Gill Matthewson's data analysis is available for you to use in making change in your own context.
Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

The gender pay gap in architecture does not discriminate, hitting just about every age group. Gill Matthewson digs into the Census stats and uncovers disturbing results.
Shock horror statistics

Shock horror statistics

What do the recent AR Women in Architecture surveys really mean? Gill Matthewson digs into the stats and finds that some of the drama evaporates on close inspection.
The Parlour effect

The Parlour effect

And now for the good news – the number of women registering in Australia has skyrocketed!
How do we compare to other professions?

How do we compare to other professions?

Dr Amanda Roan and Professor Gillian Whitehouse reveal a clear disparity between women's participation in architecture as compared with other professions.
Who counts?

Who counts?

Numbers provide one important indicator of the current shape of the profession. Gill Matthewson explains where we are at.
Where do all the women go?

Where do all the women go?

Justine Clark provides a short overview of the results of Parlour surveys Where Do All the Women Go? and "And What About the Men?", first published in the AA Dossier on Gender Equity.
The 'half-life' of women architects

The ‘half-life’ of women architects

What can the 2011 census tell us about the "half-life" of woman architects? Gill Matthewson and Justine Clark take a look.
More on the gender pay gap.

More on the gender pay gap.

Justine Clark reflects on disaggregated data on the graduate pay gap.
Updating the numbers, part 3: Institute membership

Updating the numbers, part 3: Institute membership

Gill Matthewson does the numbers on membership of the Australian Institute of Architects.
Updating the numbers, part 1: at school

Updating the numbers, part 1: at school

Gill Matthewson updates our statistical knowledge of women's participation in Australian architecture, starting with the state of play in architecture schools.
Updating the numbers, part 2: at work

Updating the numbers, part 2: at work

An update on the statistics – measuring women's involvement in practice and the profession.
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