According to CityIndex, there has been a dramatic rise in female traders recently. The data collected shows the following:

  •  1000%+ Rise in Female Traders in 10 Years
  •  The most popular occupations of City Index’s top female traders include house wives, teachers, secretaries and those working in administration
  •  One of City Index’s most successful female traders, a 51-year-old living in Surrey in the UK, has profited just over £1,200,000 to date (May 2012)
  •  A 19-year old Shop Assistant – their youngest active female trader – has made a total profit of £11,222 whilst a Contract Teacher earning £32,000 a year has profited over £158,000 with her account

For the full description of the stats behind this graph go to the CityIndex website here.

Female Trading Infographic