Key figures - gender distribution

Here you can find key figures for gender distribution at Aalborg University.

Gender distribution - intake 

Below you see the number of admitted bachelor students and master students distributed by gender. The number is calculated by calender year for bachelors and by academic year for masters ( academic year: 1/10- 30/9).

Bachelor

Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Gender Population % Population % Population % Population % Population %
Women 1,996 44.9% 1,971 45.7% 1,658 48.6% 2,056 48.8% 1,819 46.1%
Men 2,450 55.1% 2,345 54.3% 2,073 51.4% 2,157 51.2% 2,124 53.9%
Total 4,446 100% 4,316 100% 4,031 100% 4,213 100% 3,943 100%

 

Master

Year 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Gender Population % Population % Population % Population % Population %
Women 2,011 50.8% 1,916 50.9% 1,984 52.3% 1,929 51.2% 1,826 49.9%
Men 1,945 49.2% 1,845 49.1% 1,806 47.7% 1,839 48.8% 1,835 50.1%
Total 3,956 100% 3,761 100% 3,790 100% 3,768 100% 3,661 100%

 

Population distributed by gender

Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Gender Population % Population % Population % Population % Population %
Women 9,912 48.0% 9,741 48.5% 9,799 49.2% 9,916 49.8% 9,634 49.6%
Men 10,741 52.0% 10,350 51.5% 10,100 50.8% 10,001 50.2% 9,776 50.4%
Total 20,653 100% 20,091 100% 19,899 100% 19,971 100% 19,410 100%

 

Population distributed by gender and faculty

Gender/faculty Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Faculty Gender Population % Population % Population % Population % Population %
Engineering Women 999 28.4% 981 28.8% 931 28.5% 947 29.5% 957 29.8%
Men 2,515 71.6% 2,427 71.2% 2,330 71.5% 2,263 70.5% 2,253 70.2%
Total 3,514 100% 3,408 100% 3,261 100% 3,210 100% 3,210 100%
Humanities Women 3,100 69.3% 3,055 70.1% 3,050 71.2% 2,908 72.0% 2,681 71.2%
Men 1,376 30.7% 1,304 29.9% 1,234 28.8% 1,132 28.0% 1.087 28.8%
Total 4,476 100% 4,359 100% 4,284 100% 4,040 100% 3,768 100%
Social Sciences Women 3,381 54.5% 3,232 54.2% 3,211 54.9% 3,315 55.5% 3,235 55.5%
Men 2,827 45.5% 2,736 45.8% 2,640 45.1% 2,658 44.5% 2,596 44.5%
Total 6,208 100% 5,968 100% 5,851 100% 5,973 100% 5,973 100%
Medicine Women 1,052 59.3% 1,078 59.2% 1,118 60.9% 1,200 61.9% 1,271 64.3%
Men 722 40.7% 742 40.8% 719 39.1% 740 38.1% 705 35.7%
Total 1,774 100% 1,820 100% 1,837 100% 1,940 100% 1,976 100%
TECH Women 1,380 29.5% 1,395 30.8% 1,489 31.9% 1,546 32.5% 1,490 32.2%
Men 3,301 70.5% 3,141 69.2% 3,177 68.1% 3,208 67.5% 3,135 67.8%
Total 4,681 100% 4,536 100% 4,666 100% 4,754 100% 4,625 100%
Total   20,653 100% 20,091 100% 19,899 100% 19,917 100% 19,410 100%

 

Graduates distributed by gender and faculty

Graduates Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Faculty Gender Population % Population % Population % Population % Population %
Engineering Women 237 26.3% 276 26.8% 285 27.9% 308 30.0% 277 28.9%
Men 664 73.7% 754 73.2% 737 72.1% 730 70.0% 680 71.1%
Humanities Women 1,019 72.8% 991 70.6% 1,003 72.3% 1,033 75.0% 958 73.6%
Men 381 27.2% 413 29.4% 385 27.7% 347 25.0% 343 26.4%
Social Sciences Women 1,099 57.5% 1,071 54.8% 1,029 53.9% 969 54.0% 944 52.8%
Men 818 42.7% 885 45.2% 881 46.1% 818 46.0% 843 47.2%
Medicine Women 268 51.2% 304 60.7% 333 59.3% 308 59.0% 327 57.9%
Men 255 48.8% 197 39.3% 229 40.7% 210 41.0% 238 42.1%
TECH Women 420 32.3% 409 30.8% 398 31.8% 435 32.0% 499 34.4%
Men 882 67.7% 920 69.2% 852 68.2% 922 68.0% 952 65.6%
Total   6,043 100% 6,220 100% 6,132 100% 6,080 100% 6,061 100%